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Friday
Aug082014

Goldilocks and the 3 steps to a Story Map

A story is a way to entertain and/or convey a set of information by describing a linked series of events, usually with a progression of time. Many stories have several locations and ArcGIS has made it easy to present your stories in their geographical context using one of the Story Map templates. The three key steps are: decide what your story is, decide how to present it and then create it.

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Thursday
Aug072014

LocatorHub locators can now be configured to act as ArcGIS locators

LocatorHub locators can now be used in ArcGIS Online and other areas of the platform. For example AddressBase (any level) could be used for map navigation, geocoding or reverse geocoding inside ArcGIS Online. LocatorHub 5.2 SP2 includes the enhanced ArcGIS Compatible REST Service which enables users to configure LocatorHub locators in ArcGIS Online to look and act like ArcGIS Locators. Once the locators are configured in ArcGIS Online they can also be used in; Maps for Office, Maps for Dynamics, Portal, Maps for Sharepoint, Esri Maps for IBM Cognos, Flex API, and the new Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.

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Thursday
Jul312014

Simplifying storytelling with Snap2Map

Snap2Map is a native app that allows you to upload geo-tagged photos directly from your phone or tablet to create a place-based narrative as an interactive Map Tour.

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Friday
Jul252014

ArcGIS Online gets a new usage control feature and using Esri UK Online data services gets easier

The July release of ArcGIS Online included a new security feature which allows you to limit the usage of a service item to only those applications which you want to have access. This allows you to easily make the service available in specific public applications while preventing access by other applications or users. It has also allowed us to simplify our security guidance for the use of the Esri UK Online premium data services.

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Friday
Jul252014

GeoForm – a new web app template to help customers self-serve

GeoForm is the newest member of the web application template family in ArcGIS Online that allows you to add points to a feature service via a form. This is perfect for you if you want to encourage customers or members of the public to self-serve with reporting without the need for custom development. It is a responsive web application, that adapts to the size of the device using the Bootstrap framework, so it can also be used on different devices.

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