How to create a multiscale Fire Run Book

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Does your Fire District have a mixture of densely populated urban and sparsely populated rural/wilderness areas?  So does Cook County Minnesota, which borders Canada along the north shore of Lake Superior. Nine volunteer fire districts in the county provide fire … Continue reading

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Automatically add members to your organization

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Are you an administrator who wants to automatically add members to your organization? This is a great option if you don’t want to send invitations through email. It’s also an easy way for K12 schools to add students to their … Continue reading

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Upcoming Community Maps Webinar will feature latest news from the team

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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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Designing Custom Roles for Your Organization

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We recently published blogs on how to use custom roles to help implement an open data strategy in your organization and another on how to use them to provide access to Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS. In this post we’ll talk more broadly … Continue reading

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Embed a Presentation In Your Website

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One of the ways you can share a presentation is to add it to your website or blog. Using Share, ArcGIS Online provides the HTML you need and enables you to set options for the embedded presentation size and links … Continue reading

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Mapping algal blooms

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In July, residents of the city of Toledo were advised to not drink tap water due to an algal bloom which caused potentially dangerous levels of bacteria. Normally, remote sensing of water involves the shortest wavelengths possible because water absorbs … Continue reading

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WorldView 3 launching today

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http://www.ulalaunch.com/webcast.aspx At 11:30 AM Pacific Time

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Create a Presentation With Your Map

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Presentations are a great way to communicate and inform, whether your audience is internal staff, decision makers, or the public.  A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed by saving interactive … Continue reading

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Using Custom Roles to Extend Access to Activity Dashboard

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Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS provides a collection of useful reports and visualizations about usage and activity in your online mapping platform.  These reports are designed to help organizations understand usage patterns and trends, communicate the value of the mapping platform to … Continue reading

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Add Tweets to your web map

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Want to add tweets to your map? No problem, there are two configurable app templates that enable you to do just that. After you’ve finished authoring your map, click Save, then Share. You’ll need to share your map at least within … Continue reading

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