Inspiration to create your own Open Data site

Inspiration to create your own Open Data site

Many organisations use ArcGIS to share and work with Open Data. Creating an Open Data site using ArcGIS Hub is a great way to liberate your data so you can meet mandated transparency requirements and enable greater insights. To give you inspiration to create your own, I wanted to share some recent ArcGIS Hub Open Data sites that have caught my eye. 

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Vector Tiles Part 1 - Creation

Vector Tiles Part 1 - Creation

Vector tiles contain vector representations of data across a range of scales. Unlike raster tiles, they can adapt to the resolution of their display device and even be restyled for multiple uses. With ArcGIS Pro 1.4 users can now also publish their data as vector tiles using local projections such as British National Grid. In this first of two posts, I'll take you through the steps required to publish your own vector tiles using a local projection.

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Authoritative Natural England Open Data Services Now in ArcGIS Online

Authoritative Natural England Open Data Services Now in ArcGIS Online

Do you use Natural England datasets such as Areas of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) or Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) within your work? This post highlights recent changes to the way in which these services are provided within the ArcGIS Platform. 

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Esri UK Open Data Portal Update

You might have noticed the ESRI UK Open Data Portal had a little make-over recently. If this your first time hearing about our Esri UK Open Data Portal site, I urge you to have a look around, you might find something you like! A new Education theme has been added and the site includes some beta features of ArcGIS Open Data.
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New Capabilities added to Esri UK’s Premium Online Content Services

We have recently added capabilities for WMS and offline caching to our premium data services and would appreciate feedback from our customers so that we can ensure that these capabilities meet your requirements. If you are already a customer of our Premium Online Content then you can start using these straight away. If not, free 30 days trials are available for customers who are licenced to use the premium Ordnance Survey data (e.g. under the PSMA).
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It just got easier to add Esri UK Online Content into ArcGIS Online

Do you use Esri UK’s Online Content, either the free or premium Services? Ever wanted to make use of them in ArcGIS Online? There is a new Marketplace app that will add all your maps and gazetteers to your ArcGIS Online account at the click of a button. And it’s free!
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Do you want LocatorHub to find only locations that receive mail from AddressBase Plus or Premium?

The AddressBase Plus and AddressBase Premium datasets contain a field named Postal_Address. The definition of this field is being changed by the Ordnance Survey to better meet customer requirements. This change should be just what you need if you have ever wanted to search only for locations that receive mail.
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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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