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Upcoming Community Maps Webinar will feature latest news from the team


After taking a short break to focus on the 2014 Esri International User Conference, the regular Community Maps webinar will be back on August 21st at 11:00 am Pacific time. This month’s webinar will include two main topics: Shane Matthews … Continue reading

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Summarize Your Telecom Data in an Insightful Way

With this latest update of ArcGIS Online, the Impact Summary App Template was released as an out of the box configurable template.  This template allows you to quickly and easily summarize numeric attributes from your data, and display the data on a clean, simple, and responsive web application.  You can GeoEnrich your data with demographic statistics in ArcGIS Online, or use existing attribute data.  Here are a couple examples of the Impact Summary app used to summarize telecommunications data.

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Water, water…nowhere

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I was reading the LA Times yesterday, and there was an interesting story about how difficult it has been for the state of California to accurately measure the amount of water that is consumed. Earlier this year, the state mandate … Continue reading

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Enabling the power of search on Geospatial data within a Water Utility

There is no doubt that in today’s technology-centric world “Search” is one of the most powerful tools available.  One common challenge many utilities face is making data accessible to those who need it, and empowering them with the proper tools to find and use it.  This post focuses on some tools and workflows to enable search and broaden the reach of spatial data within a utility. Continue reading

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App Updates Galore!

This past week was a big week for apps! Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS on Windows and in the browser, Collector for ArcGIS on the iOS and Android platforms and Explorer for ArcGIS on the iOS platform released updates into their respective stores.

Explorer for ArcGIS released a new app on the Mac as well.  This is the first time that Esri has released an app into the Mac App Store!

Each of the app updates introduce significant new features. Let’s take a closer look at each of them…

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Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS — July Update

Activity Dashboard for ArcGISEarlier this year, Esri Labs released the Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS – a new, free web application available to all organizations from the ArcGIS Marketplace.  In our initial blog post we announced the application and shared its design goal of providing platform administrator’s a series of useful reports about their organization’s mapping platform.

We asked for your feedback and we heard many requests to add more platform usage and credit utilization information to the activity reports.  You asked for simple consolidated reports related to platform usage that includes content creation, collaboration, usage volume and credit utilization at the item and named user level where available.  Last night, Esri Labs released the July update of the Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS, and it contains many of the new reports, features and enhancements you have asked for.

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Now Available: Explorer for ArcGIS on Mac OS X


Do you have a Mac notebook or desktop with a stunning high resolution display? Have you created beautiful maps that you would love to view on that stunning display? Well the wait is over! Esri’s newest addition to our growing … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps and ArcPad Group Meetings at the UC

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Do you want to know how people are successfully using Esri Mobile Apps? Do you want to meet colleagues who are facing the same mobile technology challenges as you? The Esri Apps Team invites User Conference attendees to join us … Continue reading

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Mapping Time – Kraak’s new book now available

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Professional Cartographer

Presentation - ThumbnailReknown cartographer, Menno-Jan Kraak, has published a new book! I’ve been waiting for this — and it was worth waiting for! With beautiful maps and graphics, Menno-Jan illustrates how to visualize temporal data in a compelling and informative way, as only he can.  Take the time to check this out! Continue reading

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Invitation to participate in an Esri software Usability Study at the User Conference

The Esri Development Team invites you to participate in a moderated and recorded Usability Study of 3 specific areas of ArcGIS Pro: GIS Content Management, Raster, and Map Authoring.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Existing ArcGIS for Desktop users
  • ArcGIS Online and App users interested in professional GIS software
  • Users of Esri Solutions (Local Government, Water Utilities, Land Records, Defense, Forestry, Hydrology)
  • Users with varying degrees of experience who manage GIS content, work with raster data, and author maps
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