Tag: Best Practices

Esri News for the Living Atlas Community – Summer Issue 2016

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Visit the Living Atlas Content Area at the 2016 Esri User Conference! A modern GIS needs access to a wealth of foundational content. The Living Atlas is the foremost collection of authoritative, ready-to-use global geographic information ever assembled. The Living … Continue reading

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Maps

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ArcGIS allows you to explore your data and make useful maps of it. When you choose “Change Style” in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS map viewer, smart mapping analyzes your data, and provides suggestions based on the fields and … Continue reading

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PerfQAnalyzer (PQA): Build 172 now available for download for 10.4

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The Performance Engineering team at Esri is excited to release a new build of PerfQAnalyzer (PQA), build 172. This build further exposes the Workspace and FeatureClass using EditCommand script command; allowing the user to gather performance metrics for opening a database … Continue reading

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Esri News for the Living Atlas Community

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With the help of our user community and partners, Esri is curating an immense and rapidly growing collection of ready-to-use maps, imagery, and geo-referenced data for the world. This online collection of authoritative content, together with the new Web GIS … Continue reading

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Be somebody (and show your best profile)

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Your ArcGIS Online user profile is how the rest of the world learns about you. It’s also a yardstick for measuring the value and veracity of your shared items and groups. Whether you’re making maps and apps for others in … Continue reading

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Tips for creating hosted feature layers

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Feature layers are often the best type of layer to use for visualizing your vector data in web maps. They are easily placed on top of tiled basemaps for geographic context and support interactive queries and selection, on-the-fly styling, and … Continue reading

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Creating Common Disaster Information Products for a Zombie Infestation

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Earlier this year, the Esri Disaster Response Program team presented a live training seminar on our lessons learned from past events.  During this presentation, we covered the top ten information products that we often make when supporting our users.  Those … Continue reading

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100,000 points to nowhere: Cluster points to streamline maps

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The first post in this series explained why it’s not typically a great idea to try to plot huge amounts of data on a map. When a map layer contains a very large number of point features (10,000+), displaying each point … Continue reading

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100,000 points to nowhere: Right-size your data to create usable maps

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It’s easy to get bogged down in details when you have tons of data that you’re trying to display on a map. Plotting too many features on a map can lead to frustration and doesn’t provide valuable insight. This series … Continue reading

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Tell a story with your map-enabled BI dashboard

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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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