Creating Professional Infographics Made Easy


One of the most popular and powerful features of Business Analyst Web App (BA Web) is infographic summaries. I frequently use custom infographics in BA Web to create compelling visual presentations and comparisons of data that is often hard to … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS Supports ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1!

We are excited to announce that Workforce for ArcGIS is now fully supported with ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1!

Workforce is a stand-alone setup that you will need to download from the MyEsri website. Once you sign in to MyEsri, navigate to the Downloads section and click on Apps. There you can quickly search for Workforce and find the installer.

Before installing Workforce on top of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1, please ensure that you have configured a hosting data store as Workforce writes project contents to it.

Once installed, simply navigate to:
(where host, domain, and webadaptor are replaced by the information about your portal) to create your first Workforce project!

For more information about ArcGIS Enterprise configuration for Workforce, please read our documentation topic.

Workforce Team

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What’s New in Basemaps (July 2017)


Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 27 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Australia, Denmark, and the United … Continue reading

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We Think, Therefore We R

Clustering results from the hierarchical density-based spatial clustering function hdbscan in R's dbscan package paired with results from the Minimum Bounding Geometry tool in ArcGIS.

At this year’s UC, the R-ArcGIS bridge continued to revolutionize the way we think about our workflows by showcasing its ability to incorporate novel analytical methods and to streamline the process of integrating R functionality into ArcGIS. The power of … Continue reading

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Custom Data Setup in Business Analyst

BA Final Logo

Using your own data is a critical part of your market analysis. You often have organizational information such as: Business performance data, for example, sales and number of customers Data gathered from public agencies, for example, crime records, public health … Continue reading

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World Imagery Firefly: imagery for thematic maps


World Imagery Firefly (currently in beta) is an alternative view of the default World Imagery basemap, and is designed with desaturated colors. When zoomed out, the map appears grayscale, but has the context, texture, and drama of imagery. As you zoom in, … Continue reading

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Innovative Esri Startup Program Partner Applications Available in the ArcGIS Marketplace

ArcGIS Marketplace

Introducing ArcGIS Marketplace The ArcGIS Marketplace is a destination that enables ArcGIS users around the world to easily search, discover, and use apps and content from Esri and qualified Providers. Items listed in the marketplace can be made available to … Continue reading

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Uninstalling Business Analyst Server with a Simple Command


When uninstalling Business Analyst Server from your prorgams and features, credentials are needed for an ArcGIS Server admin account in order to unregister the Server Object Extension (SOE). However, If ArcGIS Server is uninstalled before BA Server, admin credentials will … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS v1.2.1 (Android Platform) Release

Today we updated Workforce for ArcGIS on the Android platform. The 1.2.1 release addresses a number of key defects that were causing stability issues. The update is available now on Google Play and will be available soon on the Amazon App Store.

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How to make a shapes.txt file for your GTFS dataset with ArcGIS

Generate GTFS Shapes

GTFS public transit data has transformed the world of public transit navigation.  Thanks to readily-available transit data in a standardized format, passengers can choose from a wide range of routing apps and services that help them figure out which bus … Continue reading

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