Monthly Archives: July 2014
The latest World Imagery update on ArcGIS.com provides a widely-spread tour across the continent. Contributors in this release are from communities along the Great Lakes to coastal California, from one of the fastest growing prairie cities, to a community along … Continue reading
As your organization’s open data strategy matures it’s important to know that ArcGIS Online provides everything needed to help you implement an easy-to-use open data publication and approval workflow. All you need to do is create an additional group and … Continue reading
With this latest update of ArcGIS Online, the Impact Summary App Template was released as an out of the box configurable template. This template allows you to quickly and easily summarize numeric attributes from your data, and display the data on a clean, simple, and responsive web application. You can GeoEnrich your data with demographic statistics in ArcGIS Online, or use existing attribute data. Here are a couple examples of the Impact Summary app used to summarize telecommunications data.
I was reading the LA Times yesterday, and there was an interesting story about how difficult it has been for the state of California to accurately measure the amount of water that is consumed. Earlier this year, the state mandate … Continue reading
At the 2014 Esri User Conference, the Big Data team gave several presentations, including two technical workshops entitled: ‘Big Data and Analytics: The Fundamentals’ and ‘Big Data and Analytics with ArcGIS’. We presented our open source GIS Tools for Hadoop (shared on GitHub), as well as some research that we’re currently pursuing (exciting things to come!). We gave demos using both our open source tools as well as the prototype tools being currently researched.
For the demos (source data consisted of > 170 million data points that represent all the taxi cab trips in New York City in 2013), we ran all of our analytics on a Hadoop cluster back in Redlands. A twenty node cluster may seem like a big investment (and it can be); but, it doesn’t have to be. Enter the DREDD cluster… Continue reading
Is ArcGIS 10.2 crashing when attempting to add shapefiles to ArcMap? We see your error reports coming in and we want you to know there’s a fix! For more details about this issue, please see this blog.
This reminder comes from Kirsten Pinkston in Esri Technical Support.
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:
Wondering how many service credits you might use when running analysis in ArcGIS Online? Find out before you run your analysis by clicking the Show credits button in the selected spatial analysis tool. After inputting the data layers and analysis … Continue reading
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.
As of July 7, 2014, Community Analyst will be accessible in the same manner as other Esri premium apps. To access Community Analyst, 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 organizaiton. Users who need access to Community Analyst 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 Community Analyst should contact the administrator for their ArcGIS Online Organization.