Business Analyst – What’s Coming in the web app (Nov 2015)


The Business Analyst web app is about to get an update! Later this month, Esri will be releasing several enhancements as well as demographic content updates.

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Upcoming November 2015 Release of Standard Global Demographic Data


In the upcoming November release, we have lots of content updates scheduled! Follow the links below to read more: Canadian data from Environics Analytics will be updated to 2015. 45 countries will be updated with the most current data from … Continue reading

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Managing Imagery Data? Start Here!

Enterprise Image Management white paper

When people think about managing data, I can’t imagine anything as intimidating to an IT person as imagery data.  Why you may ask?  Because the file size is large, very large, the formats can be unfamiliar, and after you’ve acquired … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for SharePoint 4.1 released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for SharePoint v4.1.

Esri Maps for SharePoint offers interactive and configurable mapping components that provide your users with a geospatial view of your organization’s data. Visualizing and interacting with data through maps can help reveal larger patterns and trends that can lead to deeper business insights and better-informed decisions. Continue reading

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Living Atlas Community Webinar December 3rd!


Mark your calendars for the upcoming Living Atlas Community Webinar, Let us show you HOW! Join us on December 3rd at 11:00 am PST for an information-packed hour in which we will be showing you how: ·            To answer growing … Continue reading

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Driving ArcGIS Earth 1.0 beta with the Keyboard

ArcGIS Earth

ArcGIS Earth

Following up on my previous blog post about Mouse Navigation in ArcGIS Earth 1.0 beta, I’d like to share some information about how you can drive Earth using the Keyboard. Continue reading

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User Community Updates World Topographic and World Imagery Maps


The ArcGIS User Community has provided new content and updates to the Imagery and Topographic Basemaps. As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community. Thank You to our Contributors and Partners who help support the Living Atlas of the World by providing data and enriching … Continue reading

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WCAG 2.0 AA – Top 5 Criteria to Consider as a Web Developer

In the United States, one in four Americans lives with a disability that affects their way of life, according to the Pew Research Center. Using the internet is a fundamental piece of most people’s lives – and we should strive to make an internet experience that tries to work for everyone. To that end, the W3C has authored Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG.) This is an international standard that helps keep technologies available to those with disabilities. The most recent version is WCAG 2.0. WCAG 2.0 AA is considered to be the new equivalent of Section 508 for those working with the United States government.

Frequently, as able-bodied web developers, designers, and content editors, we forget to add in the extra layer of accessibility that will help people navigate our apps because it’s low on our priority list, the documentation is overwhelming, and/or we’re just don’t know how. In this short series of posts, I will try to tackle the top five criteria that each of these roles should be considering. In this first post, I am approaching WCAG 2.0 AA from the mindset of a developer and offering the top criteria that will make the most difference to incorporate into your work now.

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Connect Streams to Salmon Migration

Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) populations are in decline. Although there are many contributing factors, one of the most important is habitat connectivity. Dams and other man-made structures can block the migration of Atlantic salmon from the ocean to preferred spawning habitat. … Continue reading

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GeoPlanner Tools and Methods – Part III: Overlay Layers

The trees represented by the blue points will be unaffected by the parking lot construction.

Are you an ArcGIS user familiar with selection methods such as Select by Location and Select by Attribute and tools such as Get Count and Clip? Similar functionality exists in GeoPlanner’s built-in analysis tools and dashboards. In this three-part miniseries, … Continue reading

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