Monthly Archives: June 2012
Do you want to make your maps even more attractive and easier to use? Visit the Map Critique Station at the Technical Support Island for a one-on-one session with a professional cartographer and get suggestions and helpful tips. You can make an appointment or simply stop by the island on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon.
Game-changing technology updates across the ArcGIS system are empowering professionals in every industry to boost productivity, improve decision making, and magnify the power of where throughout their organizations. At the 2012 Esri UC, transportation practitioners will discover how to leverage a new suite of focused tools and workflows driven by these updates to strengthen their operations and networks.
The European Environment Agency (EEA) put a new cloud-configured network GIS network on stage at the UC last year. Since then, this platform, dubbed the Eye on Earth network, was featured in December at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi. Esri, Microsoft, and EEA pooled their expertise to retool EEA’s Eye on Earth with a cloud-based geospatial content management system modeled after ArcGIS Online.
Get focused help and explore the maps and apps available through ArcGIS for Local Government at the ArcGIS for You island at UC. A new addition to the Esri Showcase for 2012, the ArcGIS for You island is designed to be a must-attend area for everyone in local government. Whether you’re an experienced professional that has deployed several applications or investigating new processes, you’ll be able to collaborate with Esri experts and other users about the best ways to leverage this set of free maps and apps for all ArcGIS users.
This year, Esri’s free data health checks will be offered for water and wastewater, as well as land records, at the ArcGIS for You island. Industry experts will run an analysis on your data in a file or personal geodatabase and provide a report of any error findings. You can sign-up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the 2011 Esri UC, the GIS team from the City of Woodland—a 55,000-population town in California—took advantage of Esri’s free data health checks for water and wastewater. Continue reading
GIS has long been considered a necessary technology for visualizing and analyzing land-based information from a global scale all the way to a building’s front door. And while it’s important that organizations understand and manage the effect their operations have on the world around them, it’s also critical to have that in-depth knowledge of what’s happening on the inside.