Tag: ArcGIS

Smartphones, Tablets and GPS Accuracy

Implementing mobile solutions that target the needs of your field workforce, that leverage your investment in the ArcGIS platform, and are available on the most modern and cost effective device platforms is critical when defining your mobile strategy.

Location is important and depending upon what you are mapping, locational accuracy can make or break a GIS. When considering the use of smartphone and tablet platforms one of the first questions you may ask is – how accurate is the GPS?? The answer to this question will shape the decision you make on device platforms. Or will it?? Continue reading

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The Minuteman Viewer is now available

Minuteman Viewer

The Minuteman Viewer is now available for download from ArcGIS.com. The Minuteman Viewer is an ArcGIS Flex Viewer application that National Guard units can customize and host on their internal webservers.  It aggregates a number of useful basemap and operational … Continue reading

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Are you coming to San Diego this July?

Be sure to check out the Saturday Water/Wastewater meeting and the Sunday Water Resources (ArcHydro) meeting.

Water/Wastewater MeetingRegister for meetingAgenda

Saturday, July 6th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

Water Resources (ArcHydro) MeetingRegister for meeting

Sunday, July 7th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

If you have any questions about the meetings please contact me.

See you in San Diego!


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June 19th Esri Mid-Atlantic Water & Wastewater Special Interest Group Meeting

Esri is pleased to announce we’ll be hosting the Spring 2013 Mid-Atlantic Water & Wastewater Special Interest Group Meeting in our Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania office on June 19th.

During the meeting Esri will be showing how water utilities are leveraging newer Esri apps such as Operations Dashboard, Collector and Esri Maps for Office.  We’ll also present what’s new with ArcGIS for Water Utilities including a configuration of ArcGIS Online for water, sewer and stormwater and information products you can immediately deploy through ArcGIS Online to support workflows such as hydrant flushing, valve exercising, sharing service alerts with stakeholders and capital project coordination.

This meeting is free to attend and open to the water, wastewater and stormwater ArcGIS user community in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., West Virginia, New York City, Long Island and surrounding areas.

Register for the meeting here -  http://events.esri.com/info/index.cfm?fuseaction=seminarRegForm&shownumber=17073

The meeting agenda is:

10:00 – 10:30 – Welcome & Introductions
10:30 – 11:15 – Useful ArcGIS Platform Apps for Water Utilities – Esri
11:15 – 11:45 – Departmental Information Sharing with ArcGIS Online – City of Lancaster Public Works
11:45 – 12:00 – Complementary Lunch Sponsored by Lucity
12:00 – 12:45 – Mobile Asset Management – Lucity
12:45 – 1:30 – What’s New with ArcGIS for Water Utilities – Esri
1:30 – 2:00 – Roundtable Discussion & Closing Remarks

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From ArcMap to ArcGIS Online: well-prepared geographic information for the web

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Web maps are increasingly becoming the principal manner in which we publicly share our GIS stories. For many of our users, designing content within ArcMap is the best way to ensure quick authoring with the ArcGIS Online map viewer. Because … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Windows Phone Updated!

The apps team has released an update to the ArcGIS for Windows Phone app that greatly improves its use on Windows Phone 8 devices. You can download the updated app from the Windows Phone Store today!

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Getting Started with Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS

A few weeks ago we held a Live Training Seminar introducing the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS. Monitoring Data Using Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS is available on the Esri Training web site so if you missed it you can sign in with your Esri Global account and watch it now! There were a lot of great questions asked over the course of the day and unfortunately we could not answer all of them during the Q&A. Continue reading

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ArcGIS JavaScript Code Challenge on GitHub

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The “100 Lines or Less” ArcGIS JavaScript Code Challenge opens today!

Everybody loves a cool mapping app. Here’s your chance to write the coolest app in 100 lines or less with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. To make things more exciting, we’ll announce the winners at the 2013 Esri International Developer Summit. You don’t need to attend the Dev Summit or be present to win however; it’s open to everyone.  Continue reading

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Best Practices for Building and Sharing Community Web Maps and Apps

Today’s technology has made it easier than ever to effectively share global information with the world. This information can be shared in a variety of ways, including web browsers, mobile devices, and desktop viewers. The Community Maps Team and ArcGIS Online encourage the creation and sharing of content. While sharing content is important, how we share this content may be even more important. Content and information is seldom useful if it is not well crafted and presented clearly. Below are some tips on how one can add value to shared content, ensuring that web maps and apps are engaging and contain the appropriate supporting information.

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ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.1.1 Released!

ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.1.1 has been released and its available for download from the Esri Customer Care Portal right now!!

If you use a Windows 7 or 8 device (laptops and tablets) in the field, you will love the enhancements we have made to the ArcGIS application! Plus if you belong to an ArcGIS Online organization then this release will open up new opportunities for you to use your Windows Mobile or Windows devices in the field… Continue reading

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