Category: Open Data

Using Custom Roles with ArcGIS Open Data

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About two months ago we introduced ArcGIS Open Data in beta, and on July 10th we deployed our first release to production which is now localized in 24 different languages. Since then there have been over 600 open data groups created in ArcGIS Online and many open data … Continue reading

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So What’s GeoNet?

In all the excitement of the 2014 Esri UC, you may not have heard about GeoNet. Maybe you heard the name from Jack’s announcement during the plenary, maybe you got an email or saw it from your social media connections, maybe you’ve logged in but were not sure where to go. In any case, I wanted to help you understand more about GeoNet, how it applies to you and how you can get started.

Purpose of GeoNet
GeoNet is here to extend the user conference experience to 365 days a year. Take all of the networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and product support from the conference and combine them into a single community that spans the globe. From that, you have GeoNet. Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data production

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Earlier this spring we announced and released Open Data .beta – an early version of the ArcGIS Open Data application that provides a data centric view into the ArcGIS platform meant for organizations to make their data easily accessible and … Continue reading

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Community Maps Special Interest Group (SIG) Scheduled for Esri’s International User Conference 2014

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The annual pilgrimage to the San Diego, CA Convention Center for Esri’s International User Conference is scheduled for July 14 – 18. There are many reasons to attend. One these reasons is to learn about Community Maps and how to help curate content … Continue reading

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New Forums are on the Way!

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we will soon be rolling out a new, evolved discussion forum over the next few weeks as part of the new Esri community platform called GeoNet.

For more information and to discuss further, feel free to jump into the conversation here.

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Community contributed content to the ArcGIS Living Atlas includes Urban Systems

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There are over 7 billion people on the planet, 50% percent of which live in urban areas. By the year 2050, this figure could reach or exceed 70%. This increase in urbanization will have a profound impact on our lives. … Continue reading

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Hacking with the kids in Alameda County!


On the weekend of May 2nd Esri had the pleasure of participating in the Alameda County Apps Challenge in Northern California. The County put together an awesome event, drawing nearly 200 people interested in hacking on the Open Data that they have made available.
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ArcGIS Open Data .beta

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We are excited to share ArcGIS Open Data to the public. Starting today any ArcGIS Online organization can enable open data, specify open data groups and create and publicize their open data through a simple, hosted and best practices web … Continue reading

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Support for OGC GeoPackage specification in ArcGIS.

Have you heard about the OGC GeoPackage specification (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/geopackage)?  It is a newly minted OGC spec that defines GeoPackages for exchange and GeoPackage SQLite Extensions for direct use of vector geospatial features and/or tile matrix sets. Esri has actively participated in the spec activity from the very beginning. To this end, we were one of the very early adopters of the specification ( early support even before the spec was approved by OGC membership). Continue reading

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Year-End Review

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The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative maps on hundreds of topics. The Living Atlas combines reference and … Continue reading

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