Operations Dashboard in a browser

In March we rolled out quite a few updates to Esri products and the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS was no exception. A lot of exciting new features were added and you can find a full list of updates on our doc site or a preview of them from this blog article.

Perhaps the most sought after request that we added this release is to extend the reach of Dashboard beyond Windows Desktops and laptops and add support for tablets (iPads and Android tablets) so that more people within the organization can use it. With the 10.2.2 release, we have done just that by building Dashboard into the browser so it can run across platforms.

This blog article will describe how you can author operation views that target the browser and highlight capabilities within the browser app itself. Continue reading

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Esri Maps for Office 2.1.3 is now available

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for Office 2.1.3.

Our Portal users will be happy to hear that we’ve added support for LDAP authentication. We also vastly improved our implementation of PKI authentication.

Another new feature is support for ArcGIS custom roles. With custom roles, you can better manage the privileges of people in your organization. To find out more about custom role support in Maps for Office, see our configuration help page.

Also, we tracked down the issue that caused Maps for Office to crash when disconnected from the internet. It’s fixed!

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Exciting Changes are Coming to Data & Maps


Based on user feedback, exciting new changes to Data & Maps will include: Ready-to-use layers  that you can easily use in ArcGIS Online and in your applications, Current, maintained layers, Layers of geographic interest to international organizations; United States boundaries … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET and Windows Phone 8.1


At the //build/ conference in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced a new development platform for Windows Phone that unifies the developer experience between Windows Store and Windows Phone. This greatly enhances the code-sharing story we presented at Esri Developer Summit … Continue reading

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The NSF EarthCube Initiative and Esri’s Role


This post also appears in Esri Insider. Last update: April 1, 2014. With all the recent excitement and good hopes over the White House Climate Data Initiative, and the ongoing progress of the Group on Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), … Continue reading

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Guided Tours and coach marks are coming to ArcGIS Online!

An example of a coachmark displayed during a Guided Tour

The work that you do every day is important and we are looking for ways to help you be more productive and efficient (because we know your time is valuable). During your journey of using ArcGIS Online, we decided to … Continue reading

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New DigitalGlobe content released in World Imagery basemap


The ArcGIS Online World Imagery basemap was updated this week with nearly 2TB of high-resolution imagery. This is the first of two updates of DigitalGlobe imagery planned for this year. This new content fills in areas previously not covered or … Continue reading

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Explorer for ArcGIS is coming!

Explorer for ArcGIS is coming and it is bringing exciting, new capabilities across the smartphone, tablet and desktop platforms. Explorer joins our family of apps that include Collector and Dashboard.

We have grand ambitions for Explorer and we chose this name for a reason! Yes we may have used it for product naming in the past but we are using it again because it best describes our vision. Collector and Operations Dashboard target the field data collection and operation management needs within your organization – Explorer targets the knowledge workers and decision makers that need to explore data in a geographic context and use maps to help them make better decisions and inform others. Continue reading

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Living Atlas updates include new Community Map layers in the World Topographic Map

Hermosa Beach, CA

Thanks to user contributions, the World Topographic Map was refreshed with new and updated content for the country of Japan, cities and counties across the United States, and a college campus.

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Learn How GIS Can Expedite the Process for Backhaul Network Design at This Free Webinar

Wireless carriers are facing an ongoing challenge to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for expanded bandwidth as mobile device manufacturers migrate to 4G LTE for high-speed data transmission.

Using GIS can help you optimize your backhaul design and automate the planning process by analyzing network routing alternatives between sites, while minimizing capital expenditures.

Learn how during this episode of our 2014 webinar series hosted by the Esri TelUG Team.

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