Tag: Business Analyst

64-bit Background Geoprocessing for Esri Business Analyst

At the 2014 User Conference we demonstrated Business Analyst 64-bit Background Geoprocessing in various presentations and at the Location Analytics island.  The reception was overwhelmingly positive and this functionality has been a huge “want” for users to integrate into their workflows.

The benefits are bountiful, namely:

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Important Access Changes to Business Analyst Online

As of July 7, 2014, Business Analyst Online will be accessible in the same manner as other Esri premium apps.  To access Business Analyst Online, the application must be provisioned to users’ ArcGIS Online organization (this is done by Esri Customer Service at the time of purchase) and shared with a group within that organization.  Users who need access to Business Analyst Online must be a member of the group within the ArcGIS Online organization.  The administrator for the ArcGIS Online organization can control who is invited to the group.  Users who need access to Business Analyst Online should contact the administrator for their ArcGIS Online Organization.  

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Esri 2014 US Data Available Online Now

Esri has just released the 2014 US Data Update online… so not only is this data available in ArcGIS Online maps and services, and products like Business Analyst Online (BAO) and Esri Maps… it’s also available to Business Analyst Desktop. Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Tapestry Segmentation is now available!

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Coupled with the recent release of our 2014 U.S. Updated Demographic data, Esri is proud to launch the next generation of Tapestry Segmentation in the U.S. Why was Tapestry Segmentation updated? The U.S. Census is collected and released every 10 … Continue reading

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Download & Install The Business Analyst 2013 Data Update

The 2013 Data is now available for Business Analyst 10.2 Desktop and Server.  This is conveniently available for download on the Customer Care Portal.  For a quick look at how to download, assemble and install we’ve created a 9-min video that outlines the process.

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Toggle Between Data Vintages With Business Analyst Desktop (2011, 2012, 2013, etc.)

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The Business Analyst 2013 Data Update has just been released and one of the great features is the ability to access multiple data vintages on the same machine without the need to re-install.  For example, you can install the 2013 … Continue reading

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Business Analyst Online New Feature Series – Search Tool

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Business Analyst Online Evolution of new features series continues with the Search tool.  The new Search tool has more search options and allows you to search for a location to add a pin or boundary, zoom to an area, and … Continue reading

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Next Generation Business Analyst Online Q&A

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Many of you are asking the same questions about the New Business Analyst Online, so I thought it might be helpful to have a little Q&A session of your most frequently asked questions.  So here goes… How many points can … Continue reading

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Business Analyst Online New Feature Series – Create a Custom Variable

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Business Analyst Online evolution of new features series continues with a feature that you have often requested, long hoped for and even dreamed about; oh, on second thought, that’s me that has been hoping, wishing and dreaming about creating my … Continue reading

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Business Analyst Online New Feature Series – Data Browser

In the second blog of the Business Analyst Online Evolution new features series, we will discuss the Data Browser and how it helps you easily find data needed for color-coded maps, smart map search analysis and custom reports.  The thousands of data variables included in Business Analyst Online are now organized into unique categories for easy access.  You can browse for population, income or race data just by clicking the category button to drill down to specific data within that category.  I love the new icons in the Data Browser because they are visually appealing and make it easy to identify your desired data.

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