ArcGIS Server Security Patch (2016 Update2)

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Esri has released a significant security update for ArcGIS Server and we recommend our customers apply this patch in a timely manner.  Key security patch components are: 1.) Cumulative, containing fixes from the 2016 Update1 Linux security patch (there was … Continue reading

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New Learn ArcGIS Lesson: Fight Child Poverty with Demographic Analysis

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More children live in poverty in Detroit, Michigan, than in any other city in the United States. In the new Fight Child Poverty with Demographic Analysis lesson on the Learn ArcGIS website, you’ll take on the role of a charity … Continue reading

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Virtualizing ArcGIS Pro: Nvidia GRID Tesla M60

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The Esri Performance Engineering team has been benchmarking ArcGIS Pro in the virtualized environments using shareable GPU’s for a number of years.  We have published a series of articles in order to assist our users in understanding the technology as … Continue reading

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Take a Peek into the Community Maps Program

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You asked, and we delivered! Many contributors requested that we build more transparency into the Community Maps data processing steps, so that organizations have a better idea of the workflow their data undergoes after they upload it through the Community … Continue reading

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Data Health Checks Are Back!

Esri is, once again, offering the free GIS data health checks at this year’s User Conference.

In 2011, Esri provided water/wastewater customers an opportunity to see just how clean their data really is. Since then, the Data Health Checks, as they are called, have become a staple service at every User Conference and are now offered across four industries.

Data Health Checks Station at the 2015 Esri User Conference

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Updates to Esri Vector Basemaps Released (Beta 2)

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This week, we released an update to the Esri vector basemaps that were introduced late last year. These vector basemaps can be accessed in ArcGIS Online and used to build web maps and apps. To start using these layers, clear your … Continue reading

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North America basemaps updated on two fronts

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Our recent update to North America in a number of our basemaps was achieved through two primary data source enhancements. First, we applied our commercial data updates from HERE. Second, we expanded the use of contributor data to enhance content … Continue reading

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The World Imagery and World Topographic Maps have been updated with Community Contributions

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New content, expanded coverage and updates to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps available! The most recent ArcGIS Online basemap release includes new and updated Community Map contributions to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps. The World Imagery … Continue reading

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Drone2Map for ArcGIS – Put Your Drone to Work

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Drones are fun toys. They are great for flying around capturing images and videos of family events. They are excellent at capturing that scenic spot you found on vacation…but with the recent advancement in drone technology and the drop in … Continue reading

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Important announcement about sharing Story Maps on Facebook

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This is an important announcement about how story maps are shared on Facebook. What is the issue? Recently there have been some changes to Facebook that have affected how social sharing works in Esri’s Story Maps apps. Sharing on Facebook … Continue reading

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