Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Data Visualization App Challenge Is On!

Esri's Data Visualization App Challenge

Who doesn’t love a beautiful map that tells a great story, helps solve a complex problem, and provides even more value just a click or zoom away? That’s the power of data visualization, and we love it as much as … Continue reading

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Coral Ecosystem AMA

Copy of Green_turtle_swimming_over_coral_reefs_in_Kona

If you’re going to read Reddit at work, check out this AMA from NOAA scientists talking about coral reef mapping, fish hot spots, and a lot of other cool stuff.

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Map Gives New Insights into Global Population

World Population Estimate map for Jakarta, Indonesia.

Esri’s World Population Estimate, a new probability surface that estimates the location and count of people throughout the world, is now available in ArcGIS Online. Esri has been producing a global population estimate in ArcGIS Online for several years. This … Continue reading

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Free Community Maps Training at 2015 Southeast User Conference

If you’re planning to attend the Esri Southeast User Conference in Nashville this year (May 4-6th) we may have a good reason to stick around immediately after the main conference.  We recently added a free post-conference hands-on workshop for those interested in learning the Data Prep Tools for contributing data to the Community Maps Program for basemaps. Continue reading

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Tell a story with your map-enabled BI dashboard

Interactive map-enabled dashboard

Incorporating maps into your BI dashboard can greatly enhance the effectiveness and usability of the dashboard for consumers. But without proper up-front planning, you’re likely to create a map-enabled dashboard that’s confusing, misleading, or difficult for consumers to read and … Continue reading

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JS code samples for imagery

Developers Summit

Hey check out these code samples from the imagery team that were presented at the 2015 Developers Summit! You can do stuff like: Model avalanche risk Model flood zones Display flow data using vectors based on magnitude and direction, or … Continue reading

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Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Now Available


The March 2015 Living Atlas Community Webinar recording is now available! We apologize for the technical difficulties that were experience by some when attempting to join the webinar, and we invite you to watch the recorded version of the webinar:

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Fix Your Traffic Woes with Wok & Roll!

Find ways to keep Wok & Roll in business

The lessons in this project could be applied to any professional business struggling to deliver products and services in the most economical means possible. Continue reading

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Legacy BAO Apps for iOS and Android Will Be Retired on April 3, 2015

Over the past few months, Esri has released a new companion app for Business Analyst Online (BAO) that is available on iPhones and iPads as well as Android phones. The new BAO Mobile app contains updated reports and content and lets users connect to their ArcGIS Online content while searching and discovering interesting facts about sites.

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v1.1 Developer Edition Now Available!


Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS enables you to create and deploy new custom web apps that can run on any device without programming. Built on the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and HTML5 technology, the Developer Edition enables you to extend the … Continue reading

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