Esri (, a.k.a. Environmental Systems Research Institute) is an international supplier of geographic information system (GIS) software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications. The company is headquartered in Redlands, California.

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  • This is a guest post by Sam Raby. A freelance mapmaker, Sam created Placing Oral Histories under contract with the Esri Story Maps team.  My first attempt at creating an “oral history map” was with a project I worked on … Continue reading →

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  • Some teachers know, a month ahead of time, exactly what their class will cover, and even how it will work, minute-by-minute. Not Jason Smolinski, at Fairfax (VA) High School. His five sections of 12th grade GIS sometimes don't even get the same content from one period to the next. "I no longer provide written instructions ... Instead, we do a brief reading at the start of class. I then demo a new ...

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  • What is it?The synchronization process is made up of multiple tasks involving sending and receiving data and acknowledgements between the two geodatabases that participate in the replica.  The Disconnected Synchronization process allows the user to manually complete each of these individual tasks.  One way to think of synchronization can be to compare it to a phone conversation between two people,...

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  • Here is a fun and interactive map (full URL here) that you could use to teach spatial thinking and Web GIS fundamentals.  This map shows the results of NFL (National Football League) football week-by-week data.  Why are the team locations distributed as they are?  How does the spatial pattern of football teams compare to those of professional basketball, hockey, or baseball?  How has the spatial p...

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  • WHAT Are you prepared to build map legends in a manner keeping with traditional tools and free-range ingredients? Like with locally sourced PNGs and sustainable linear gradient fills? If you’ve never constructed a fine bespoke legend in ArcGIS Pro before, … Continue reading →

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  • While GIS analyst and developer careers are readily available, the bulk of professional GIS users are in geo-enabled careers – like civil engineering.  Join the Esri Education Outreach team and Strivven Media’s Virtual Job Shadow as we explore the career field of civil engineering – focusing on storm water management. Be sure to share this and all of the career videos with your students!  Sarah lo...

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  • You’ve heard it before. You can build web apps without doing any coding. You don’t have to be a developer. You don’t have to be a designer. You don’t even have to be a map expert. So what do you … Continue reading →

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  • Favorites! (Pun intended.) The ability to save and reuse project connections in ArcGIS Pro was added at version 2.0, and it’s called Favorites for a reason. Long gone are the days of recreating folder, database, and server connections when you … Continue reading →

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  • We have all been there.  Your stomach is growling, yet all of your mental energy is focused on fixing the car in front of you going fifty in the fast lane.  When people are hangry (hungry/angry) they may come off irritable and agitated, maybe even point out every little thing that is going wrong, when the issue at hand is as simple as “I am hungry.  Feed me!”. Misdiagnosis happens all the time and...

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  • As a Support analyst, I take for granted how easy it is to say the words “how can we help you?” But as a software user, I understand answering that question can be difficult.  My expertise lies in the enterprise geodatabase, and even with my near decade of experience, I can still get overwhelmed when discussing other technologies.  Esri Support has taught me enough to fill a novel, so for the sake...

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  • Oct 18 - It has been only a week since we launched the Hurricane Maria Mapping Project and your response has been … amazing!  Altogether, over 22,000 building damage interpretations have been contributed since October 11, and the numbers keep growing! In this week, more than 160 teams and individuals have joined.  Interpreting damage through the aerial imagery has been a great learning exercise fo...

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  • Recording times and dates can be invaluable during the data collection phase of a project. Date data help us answer questions like, “When did this incident occur?”, “How long did it take to accomplish task A?”, or “What assets are … Continue reading →

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  • The ArcGIS Pro 2.1 Beta is now available, and with it are new SDK updates. At Pro 2.1, there are some significant enhancements to the Pro SDK, most notably new API namespaces for Annotation, Layout and the Utility Network.  We’ll … Continue reading →

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  • Tonight we are pleased to announce the release of Collector for ArcGIS v17.0.3 on the Android platform. Read more in our GeoNet post. With this update, Collector now supports integration with Trimble Catalyst. With Catalyst, Collector now has high accuracy GNSS … Continue reading →

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  • In the blog, “A Technical Approach to Large Feature Datasets”, we demonstrated methods to display large amounts of data quickly and without layer drawing errors. Although tools are available to draw a bazillion features quickly on the web, does showing … Continue reading →

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  • For a while we have recommended that the best approach for managing an ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise portals is to enable enterprise logins, commonly referred to as Single Sign On (SSO). The information below may be useful for those who are not familiar, or have not implemented it, yet. SSO explainedSSO enables a user to use the same set of credentials for signing in to multiple applications....

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  • Educators from all over the world have assigned high school, college and graduate students to complete all or part of an Esri MOOC as part of their coursework. We at Esri are pleased to have these students join our massive open online courses! If you are an instructor exploring using a MOOC as part of assigned coursework, please review these best practices to ensure your students have the best pos...

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  • Here is a fun and interactive map (full URL here) that you could use to teach spatial thinking and Web GIS fundamentals.  This map shows the results of NFL (National Football League) football week-by-week data.  Why are the team locations distributed as they are?  How does the spatial pattern of football teams compare to those of professional basketball, hockey, or baseball?  How has the spatial p...

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  • For our users who have been using and exploring Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS Beta – thank you for your invaluable feedback and comments on the Esri Early Adopter community forums! There’s been a lot of activity and we greatly appreciate … Continue reading →

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  • Today, most maps include imagery in the form of aerial photos, satellite images, thermal images, digital elevation models, and scanned maps. Imagery and GIS: Best Practices for Extracting Information from Imagery shows how imagery can be integrated successfully into GIS maps and analysis.

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  • GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Join us in celebrating the importance of better understanding! Learn more, here: http://www.gisday.com/

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  • Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 19 communities. This release takes in several states, counties, cities and university campuses throughout Australia, the Netherlands, and … Continue reading →

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  • Across Organizations, Across Communities, Across the Globe By Christian Harder and Clint Brown The geographic organizing aspect of GIS has been part of the thinking from the beginning, but now factor in the impact of the web. Web GIS provides … Continue reading →

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