Fishing for HTTP Callbacks with Survey123 & Webhooks

Fishing for HTTP Callbacks with Survey123 & Webhooks

If you haven’t heard of webhooks, they’re the latest step towards optimising your business workflows and getting your systems singing together in perfect harmony. Webhooks are a universal web development which makes it easier for different applications to talk to each other. And they are coming to Survey123…

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Use Arcade to Improve Survey123 Other Answers in Pop Ups

Use Arcade to Improve Survey123 Other Answers in Pop Ups

I've previously looked at how to implement a custom Other field in Survey123 and how to make survey results easier to analyse, or symbolise, when a survey includes the Other functionality. 

In this blog I explore how to work with results that include the Other functionality, after the survey has been published, using Arcade.

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Using Domains and Subtypes for Smart Data Collection

Using Domains and Subtypes for Smart Data Collection

If you’re using Collector for ArcGIS, or thinking about using it, you’ll have considered which fields you need to collect information. You could just use free text and type information into each field. I don’t know about you, but I have clumsy thumbs and there would be spelling mistakes everywhere. If you have access to ArcGIS for Desktop, you should consider using domains and subtypes.

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Survey123 - a new way to collect and analyse data

 Currently in Beta, Survey123 is a simple and intuitive, form-centric data gathering solution for creating and analysing surveys. The application lets you create smart forms with simple and sophisticated features ranging from multiple choice questions to cascading selects. The survey allows field workers with mobile devices to capture data in any environment, with minimal training and quickly analyse the results to make more informed decisions. Here are my 5 favourite features.

 

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ArcGIS Mobile

Recently one of my colleagues in our team asked me how he could use ArcGIS Mobile on his desktop without  a server licence. This got me looking for information on how this can be done. One of the outcomes of my research was a document that details my findings, as well as how a new user to ArcGIS could go about setting up a Mobile project and start working straight away.

I found that it was quite hard to figure out a way of getting started quickly. At the end of the day, how many people want to spend all their time scratching their heads? Not too many i would imagine. This document gives a very concise description of how to get started.

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/55bb8935e4b046642e9d3fa7/55bb8e8ee4b03fcc125a74c0/55bb8e91e4b03fcc125a79a8/1306848619005/ArcGIS+Mobile+Introduction.pdf

I hope other people find it as useful as i did in putting it together (and my collegue, who is no doubt much happier now!)