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ArcGIS users have a new way to get no-cost, hands-on training. Next month, we’re staging the first Geodata Academy in New York City (though not on Broadway). The topic: Expand the Reach of Your GIS with Web Maps.
Geodata Academy events are in-person, about three hours, and highly interactive. An Esri expert facilitates each session. Content and activities are carefully designed to ensure attendees acquire a specific set of skills they can apply on their own back at the office. Continue reading
Today marks the start of our third Esri technical certification giveaway, and the final one for this year. This October edition runs through the 31st, which means you have 14 days to enter for a chance to win a free exam voucher (valued at $225 USD). The voucher can be used to register for any available Esri certification exam.
As with previous giveaways, the rule is one entry per individual. If you entered one of the previous giveaways, you’ll need to enter again to be included in this giveaway. Two winners will be randomly selected and announced on November 2nd.
With all the 10.4 exams now open for registration, this a great opportunity to advance professional development goals that include Esri certification.
Good luck! Enter the giveaway now.
It’s been just over a month since we released our new website to the world. While we welcomed it warmly (with three cakes no less!), the release was only the beginning of a much larger effort.
The two main objectives of the initial release were to modernize the site and simplify access to ArcGIS learning resources. Here are five new features that met our objectives and can help you achieve your learning objectives.
In our recent giveaway, which ran from June 24 through July 7, the four individuals below each won a technical certification exam voucher valued at USD $225.
- Antonio Marques of Portugal
- Cliff Parker of Virginia, USA
- Meg Southee of Ontario, Canada
- Paige Brochu of Vermont, USA
Congratulations, winners! And best wishes as you start preparing for your exams. To all those who did not win a voucher, you will have another opportunity when our next giveaway opens in October. Thanks for entering. Continue reading
Learning should be timely, easy, and fun. This statement is the core philosophy driving a complete overhaul of the Training website and a new, open learning experience for Esri users.
As a company, we create a slew of educational content. So much, in fact, that it can be difficult to know where to find the most relevant content for your needs. Or so we’ve heard.
The solution is twofold: Continue reading
Whether you’ve just been thinking about certification or have firm plans to take a specific Esri technical certification exam this year, you now have a great opportunity to advance your professional goals.
Our second exam giveaway of 2016 is open! Continue reading
If you will be attending the Esri User Conference, we’d love to see you. Because, as always, our focus this year is people. Specifically, helping people to be productive and creative when using the ArcGIS platform.
Whether your focus is turning data into information, creating and sharing maps and apps, or teaching the next generation how to think spatially, we’ve got a great lineup to support your work.
Connect with us at these sessions and activities. Continue reading
Updated October 10, 2016
Found at many Esri and user group conferences held throughout the United States, the Hands-on Learning Lab helps attendees squeeze maximum learning out of their conference experience.
The Hands-on Learning Lab is a dedicated space where you can take free ArcGIS lessons on a variety of ArcGIS topics. Each self-paced lesson takes about 45 minutes, and includes a video lecture and a related hands-on software exercise. Continue reading
In recognition of their achievement, Esri-certified individuals will now receive digital badges in place of the emblems that have been in use since the program began. Digital badges feature metadata that allow others (including prospective employers) to immediately verify Esri certification information.
Badges feature a fresh, updated design that will enhance resumés, business cards, and social media profiles. Continue reading
This is the second post in a three-part series on working with temporal data in ArcGIS.
In the previous post, we covered how to add data to ArcGIS Pro, prepare it for your project needs, time-enable the layer, then share the layer as a time-enabled web layer to an ArcGIS Online organizational site.
This post takes you through the steps to create a web map featuring the time-enabled web layer. The third post shows how to create a story map that features the web map.
- Go to www.arcgis.com and sign in to your ArcGIS Online organizational account.
- In My Content, right-click the web layer and add it to a new map.
You can immediately see that the web layer is time-enabled because a time slider displays at the bottom of the map viewer. Continue reading