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Our platform vendor had scheduled our community instance to be upgraded on May 7th, between 7:00 PM -12:00 AM PDT.

 

During the upgrade window, the GeoNet Community will go down for approximately one hour. Our vendor cannot provide the exact time the community will not be available due to the way their upgrades are batched together. 

 

A few of the bugs that will be fixed in this release include:

  • Intermittent issues with widgets failing to load 
  • The broken help link in the drop down menu
  • The answered/unanswered question tiles not loading properly
  • Fixed the issue that caused some links and mentions to be poorly formatted
  • An already published blog can no longer be saved as draft when editing it
  • Along with a number of other back end/ admin level bugs....

 

 

 

Thank you for your patience during this maintenance window. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us at: geonet@esri.com

 

On January 18, 2019, the GeoNet Community team will begin the process of deactivating GeoNet member accounts that have been inactive for the last 3 previous years (2014-2017). This will allow us to manage the community more effectively and ensure our active member data reflects those who regularly engage and are active in the community. Going forward, this feature will be a permanent addition to our community management and we will continuously deactivate accounts as the 3-year anniversary of last logged in date is reached on any registered account.

 

What changes will I see in my experience?

 

If you have an active GeoNet account (logged in at least once over the last 3 years), there will be no noticeable changes to your experience. No action is needed since you’re an active member.

 

For member accounts that are inactive for more than 3 years, those accounts will be deactivated on January 18 and those members will not be able to access their account after that date.

  • Those accounts will be deactivated but not deleted and all content associated with those deactivated accounts will remain.
  • No content will be deleted during this account deactivation process.
  • Esri accounts will not be impacted. This deactivation will only impact GeoNet account access.

 

What should I do if I don’t want my inactive account deactivated?

 

If you think you might have an inactive account for more than 3 years and you would like your account to remain active, there are options.

  • If you can login to your previously inactive account before January 18, we recommend doing this because it will update your last account login date to a more recent date.
  • If you cannot access your inactive account and need help with your credentials, please contact the team at geonet@esri.com who can help locate your details.

 

What should I do if my inactive account was deactivated and I want it reactivated after January 18?

 

We can help you reactivate it. Contact the GeoNet team at geonet@esri.com.

 

What should I do if I am Esri staff or a distributor?

 

We have shared steps for Esri staff and distributors on internal channels. Contact the GeoNet team at geonet@esri.com.

 

 

Thanks, as always, for your patience and support while we continue to make improvements to GeoNet, The Esri Community.

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

Product trading cardsArcGIS Apps - Product Trading Cards

Wanting to learn more about the ArcGIS Platform? Are you an ArcGIS enthusiast wanting to learn more about the ArcGIS Apps? Derek Law shares a link for the ArcGIS Apps Collectible product trading cards.

 

Learn how you can get your product trading cards  >>

 

How-to Tip of the Week

Creating Bookmarks in GeoNet 

You can bookmark within the GeoNet Community when you see content that you know you want to revisit later. Bookmarking adds a link to that content in your list of bookmarks. It’s easy to find the content again by going to your bookmarks page or clicking on the bookmarks in the Spotlight Search.

 

Learn more about Creating Bookmarks in GeoNet >>

Spotlight Search Bookmarks

 

 

Living AtlasFeatured Place of the Week

ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

Follow the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World for updates and blogs about the ArcGIS Living Atlas, new features, developments, and find answers for your questions from our Living Atlas experts.

 

Visit ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World >>

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

GIS governance model

GeoNet member, K B, shares thoughts about the GIS governance model in the Government space, “I'm curious as to the approach others are using and won't delve into the specifics of the pros and cons as I see them,” and would like to hear from other members how their organization is structured.

 

Share your thoughts >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

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GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

Minor Android-only Update to Survey123 available

Ismael Chivite announces a minor update to the Survey123 field app in the Google Play and Amazon stores. The new update addresses BUG-000117493 affecting Android 7.0 and newer Android devices. Read more >>

 

Moving Content

How-to Tip of the Week

Moving Content in GeoNet

Did you post your question, document, or content in the wrong space or group? Want to move it to a new place? You can move your question, document, or content from one GeoNet place to another in three quick steps.

 

Learn more about Moving Content >>

Featured Place of the Week

FedGIS Conference

Gear up for the FedGIS Conference in Washington D.C. by visiting the FedGIS Conference space in GeoNet. Read the Top Reasons to Attend the 2019 Esri Federal GIS Conference. Learn about new tech trends for 2019, the exciting presentations, events, registration updates, and stay up-to-date with what is coming to FedGIS 2019.

 

Follow FedGIS Conference for more >>

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

FYI: ArcGIS Monitor - An Introduction Video in ArcGIS Monitor

Derek Law shares a link to an introduction video for ArcGIS Monitor presented by Andrew Sakowicz and Frank Pizzi. Take a moment to watch the video and share your thoughts, ask questions about the video, and get an overview of the ArcGIS Monitor product.

 

Share your thoughts >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

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GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

GIS Day Success 

The GIS Day Live Chat on Friday, Nov. 9th, went very well with more than 5,000 views and 95 comments between the GIS Day Live Chat guests and GeoNet members posting their questions. We thank everyone who celebrated GIS Day worldwide and on GeoNet, and invite you to share your experiences and continue the celebration in the GIS Day group.

 

A Series of GIS Workshops

Joseph Kerski announces a series of GIS Workshops designed to help users learn how to use web GIS tools to solve problems and analyze spatial patterns, relationships, and trends. The workshops include Story Maps, 5 Forces, Power of ArcGIS Online, Survey123, and Careers in GIS. Read more >>

 

How-to Tip of the WeekTagging Content in GeoNet

Tagging Content in GeoNet 

Adding tags to content in GeoNet does not work the same as it does on Twitter or Facebook, however, it does help visitors find what they need by creating a keyword search parameter within GeoNet for the content you post. The most popular tags in GeoNet include: 

  • Desktop 
  • GIS developers 
  • Web developers 
  • Managing data 
  • Python 

Learn more about adding tags to your content by visiting the GeoNet Resource Hub – Tagging Content >>

 

Featured Place of the Week

Survey123

The Survey123 group on GeoNet offers a place to ask questions, get answers, stay up-to-date with the latest information about Survey123, and find useful resources related to Survey123. Also featured on Survey123 is a Getting Started video, blogs posted by Esri staff, and other featured Survey123 content.

Follow Survey123 for the latest updates >>

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

ArcGIS Dashboards: Data Magic!!

Laura Bowden shares how a recent webinar, hosted by Derek Law on the basics for the latest Operations Dashboard App, changed her perspective on how dashboards can be used in the world of teaching and learning. Did you catch the webinar? Share your thoughts and tell us how you are using Operations Dashboards in education.

Join the conversation >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week  

What's Coming: Introducing User Types - ArcGIS Online 

Kelly Gerrow announces a link to the ArcGIS Blog about an upcoming update to ArcGIS Online on December 4th. The ArcGIS blog introduces what’s new and what will stay the same for licensing with user types. 

Read more >> 
 

Toolkit for ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET now available! - ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET  

Michael Branscomb announces the release of the Toolkit for ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .Net v100.4 containing controls and utilities that can be used out-of-the-box. He also shares a list of features in the toolkit, how to get started, a roadmap and how to report issues. 

Check it out >> 

 

@MentionsHow-to Tip of the Week 

Using @Mention in GeoNet

Using the @Mention functionality in GeoNet content allows you to link to a person, place in GeoNet or other content within the community. It is a useful feature when collaborating on a document, giving a “Shout Out” to recognize another community member, or looping others into a discussion or question. It also helps when using @mentions of other places, creating instant internal links between places guiding members to other relevant places in GeoNet. 

Learn more >> 

 

Featured Place of the Week 

Classic Esri Story Maps

Get the latest updates about Story Maps from Esri staff in the Classic Esri Story Maps space on GeoNet. Read recent blogs, ask questions about using story maps, and share your story maps for others to see.

 

Follow Classic Esri Story Maps in GeoNet.   

 

Story Maps in GeoNet

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com 

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

St. Kilda Penguin Release (3.1) in Survey123 for ArcGISSt. Kilda Penguins

Ismael Chivite posts a great blog about the St. Kilda Penguin Release (3.1) including custom themes and user input validation rules in multiple choice questions in Web Designer, character counter in text questions for the Web and Field app, and dynamic question labels.

 

Read more for details >>

 

AppStudio for ArcGIS Workshop (November 28-29, 2018) 

Tina Jin announces a hands-on 2-day workshop hosted by the ArcGIS team on Nov. 28-29, 2018. The workshop provides the knowledge and skills to quickly start building cross-platform native apps with AppStudio.

 

Learn more >>

 

How-to Tip of the Week

Adding an Image to a Blog, Discussion, or Other Content

Blogs, discussions, and really any content you post in GeoNet is likely to grab more attention with great images that capture the eye, tell a story, and demonstrate a step or action. An image can also break up content and help impart your message to your readers. In Adding an Image to a Blog, Discussion, or Other Content, learn how to upload your image, resize, align, and place your images within your next content post.

 

Read now >>

Insert image

 

Featured Place of the Week

Esri Technical Support

The Esri Technical Support group in GeoNet is a place where you can learn more about Esri products, solutions to questions, discuss and ask questions about Esri Technical Support. If you have a technical question about a specific product, please do not post it in this Technical Support space. Instead, visit the Product Communities space and post it the correct product space. Visit the Esri Technical Support group on GeoNet to learn more.

 

Check it out >>

 

In addition to GeoNet, you can also find the link to the Esri Support Site where you can contact the Support Team for assistance. 

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

How to Gain Control of Your Free Time in Women's Geospatial Forum

A recent WeCan community meeting focused on a great topic and a featured TedTalk about time management – how to gain control of your free time. Carry on the conversation in this week’s featured discussion and tell us how you gain control of your free time.

 

Join the conversation >>

 

 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

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GeoNet Staff Picks

Explore the world's population with the NASA SEDAC CIESIN Global Population Estimation Web Mapping Application by Joseph Kerski

Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager, shares his enthusiasm about a new web mapping services provided by the NASA SEDAC (the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center) and CIESIN (the Center for International Earth Science Information Network, a research center within the Earth Institute at Columbia University). This new web map service gives educators and researchers an incredibly valuable, easy-to-use, and fascinating tool to examine the distribution and demographic characteristics of the world's population. 

Read more >>

 

Esri and the 2018 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting by Dawn Wright

Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist at Esri, announces the lineup of upcoming scientific workshops, oral talks, and posters that will be presented in December at the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. Additionally, there will be a theater-style exhibit booth at the event coordinated by @Drew_Stephens, Research, and Sciences Industry Manager. Check it out >>

 

How-to Tip of the Week

Creating Blog Posts

A blog post in GeoNet is intended to convey information to the community in the form of an article or story. It helps drives engagement through comments and allows readers to share their thoughts, opinions, or ask questions about the post. Using blogs is a great way to share stories, posts for a specific topic, interview Q&A, event and product updates, and display a captivating image to attract readers. Blogs can be posted and associated with a space or group.

 

Learn how to Creating Blog Posts in GeoNet >>

Editing blogs

 

 

Featured Place of the WeekGIS Day

GIS Day

With GIS Day a few days away on Wednesday, November 14th, the GIS Day group is gearing up with updates, discussions, and a Thank you for joining the GIS Day Live Chat! Visit the GIS Day group and learn more about how you can take part in GIS Day. Share and join the discussions, follow the updates, and help spread the excitement about GIS Day.

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

SpatialDataFrame (SDF) Vs Spatially Enabled DataFrame (SEDF) by simo xu, GeoNet Member

Simo Xu asks the question, “ What’s the real benefit for users?” with the newest version of the Spatially Enabled DataFrame. Join the conversation and share your thoughts about the Spatially Spatial DataFrame (SDF) versus the Spatially Enabled DataFrame (SEDF).

 

Join the discussion >>

 

 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation.

 

Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week  

GeoNet Update: “Online” word omission issue - Resolved

On October 9th we reported that GeoNet was experiencing a “bug” when our members used the word Online in comments and replies. Linking to ArcGIS Online or posting the word Online within a comment/reply in GeoNet resulted in an omission of the word from the content, URL, or HTML once it was posted. 

 

We want to apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused our Community members. Our platform vendor recently pushed an update to GeoNet and the "Online" word omission issue is now resolved. We want to thank you for your continuing support and contributions to the GeoNet community.

 

What you will discover at the Ocean GIS Forum: Why (and How) We Map the Ocean

With the Esri Ocean GIS Forum only a few days away, Drew Stephens shares what attendees will gain when coming to the 2018 Esri Ocean GIS Forum on Nov. 6th-8th in Redlands. Read about the details for the daily events, workshops, plenaries, presentations, and more in this week’s featured blog. Check it out >> 

 

Use the Five-Step GIS Analysis Process

Suzanne Boden demonstrates how to apply a five-step process to complete an analysis project using ArcMap by: 

  • Framing the question 
  • Exploring and preparing data 
  • Choosing analysis methods and tools 
  • Performing the analysis 
  • Examining and refining results 

Read more >> 

 

How-to Tip of the Week 

 ArcGIS Idea Submission Policy and ArcGIS Ideas FAQ 

Have an idea to help better our Esri products or services? Read the ArcGIS Idea Submission Policy and ArcGIS Ideas FAQs to learn more about how to submit your idea, how the voting process works, and what happens with your ideas. Then sign into GeoNet and search the ArcGIS Ideas space for any similar ideas to make sure your idea is unique. If your idea is a new one that no one else has submitted, post your idea so others can begin to vote. We look forward to seeing your idea become part of our Esri solutions. 

ArcGIS Ideas

 

GeoNet spacesFeatured Space of the Week 

Ocean Sciences 

Did you know that you can get the latest updates about ArcGIS and ocean sciences, including updates about the Esri Ocean GIS Forum, ocean story maps, and more? Participate in discussions, read blogs about ocean sciences from Dawn Wright, share and collaborate. 

 

Follow Ocean Sciences >> 

 

Featured Discussion of the Week 

Mark Your Calendars: Thank you for joining the GIS Day Live Chat! Coming Soon 

In recognition of GIS Day on Wednesday, November 14th, we are hosting an event to kick-start the celebration, a Thank you for joining the GIS Day Live Chat! with Joseph Kerski, Luis Olivieri, and Nicole Minni. Join us on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PST) / 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EST).  Also, follow GIS Day on Twitter and share how you are celebrating.

 

Join the conversation >>

 

GIS Day Live Chat

 

 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com 

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter 

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GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

Choosing the Right Content Type

Do you have a question you want to post in GeoNet? Do you want to share a step-by-step process or start a discussion about a great Esri webinar that you attended? Have a story to tell others in the community? Don’t know which content type to choose for your next post?

 

GeoNet is a community driven by content and with so many content types to choose from when creating a post, we want to help you make the best choice. Before you get started on your next GeoNet post, read Choosing the Right Content Type to help you select the right content type that works best for your desired goal. This guide provides descriptions of each content type, examples of how to use each content type, and when to use them.

 

For additional resources about using GeoNet content types, visit the GeoNet Resource Hub - Tools & Resources under the Creating Content and Interacting With It header.

 

Communities Navigation Drop-DownFeatured Space of the Week

New Service and Program Communities Landing Page

We created a new landing page to help you find our Services & Programs communities in GeoNet. Find links to Implementing ArcGIS, Esri Young Professionals Network, Events and more.

 

You can find the Services & Programs page under the Communities drop-down menu of the GeoNet navigation, which also now includes links to My Esri and Esri Training spaces.

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

Participate in an exam blueprint survey! - Esri Technical Certification

Interested in helping to determine which topics are most important on an Esri certification exam? Esri Technical Certification is seeking your feedback on the ArcGIS Desktop Associate and ArcGIS Desktop Professional exam objectives.

 

Learn more about how you can help >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

 GeoNet Update: “Online” word omission issue

Recently, we have had several reports that GeoNet is experiencing a “bug” when our members use the word  in comments and replies. Linking to ArcGIS  or posting the word  within a comment/reply in GeoNet will result in an omission of the word from the content, URL, or HTML once it is posted. As an exception to the bug, when “@mentioning” the ArcGIS Online space this issue does not occur. 

Read more >>

 

Ecology theme added to the Urban ObservatoryUrban Observatory theme

Joseph Kerski shares a new theme added to the Urban Observatory that will be useful in teaching geography, geology, and environmental science. The theme allows users to compare bioclimate, landform type, lithology, and land cover for any city.

 

Read more >>

 

Working with distributed data using ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Pro

David Watkins clarifies plans to support the ArcMap geodatabase replication workflows in ArcGIS Pro expressing, “The need to access authoritative GIS data from anywhere at any time is more important than ever.”

 

Find out more >>

 

Uploading files to GeoNetHow-To Tip of the Week

Uploading Files

An uploaded file in GeoNet is used the same way as a collaborative document. When you want to collaborate on a file, you can upload it to the GeoNet Community and allow others to assist with the file. Files can also be attached to other GeoNet content types.

 

Keep in mind not all collaborators have the same permissions, software or operating systems and may not be able to open an uploaded or attached file. Files must not be larger than 50 MB and can be a Microsoft Office file (ppt, doc, xls) or PDF.

 

Find out how to Upload Files >>

 

Featured Space of the Week

Comunidad Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá 

El espacio Comunidad Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá se creó en 2017 para brindar un espacio a nuestros miembros de Colombia, Ecuador y Panamá, en donde podrán publicar preguntas, obtener respuestas y compartir ideas en español. Siga a la Comunidad Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá para obtener las últimas actualizaciones de Sistema de Información Geográfica (SIG). Conozca más sobre el mundo de SIG y descargue contenido en español en nuestra Guía de Publicaciones Esri 2018.

 

Comunidad Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá

 

Translation:

The Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá community space was created in 2017 to provide a space for our members from Colombia, Ecuador, and Panamá, where they can post questions, get answers and share ideas in Spanish. Follow the Esri Colombia - Ecuador - Panamá community to get the latest Geographic Information System (GIS) updates. Learn more about the world of GIS and download content in Spanish in our Esri Publications Guide 2018.

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

Women In Cybersecurity - Women's Geospatial Forum

According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS), women in the cybersecurity profession have remained stagnant at only 11% of the global cybersecurity workforce. The number is increasing each year slightly as more women enter the field, with North America leading the movement. Carmen Payne shares a link and a membership promo code for Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS), offering networking, education, and conferences for women in cybersecurity.

 

Learn more and join the discussion >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation. Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

Recently, we have had several reports that GeoNet is experiencing a “bug” when our members use the word Online in comments and replies. Linking to ArcGIS Online or posting the word Online within a comment/reply in GeoNet will result in an omission of the word from the content, URL, or HTML once it is posted. As an exception to the bug, when “@mentioning” the @ArcGIS_Online space this issue does not occur. 

 

We want to apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this is causing our Community members. Our platform vendor is working toward a resolution to fix this issue and will push a platform update as soon as possible.

 

Please continue to reach out to the GeoNet team if you experience this issue in your comments, replies, or in other content types, or for any other issues you may have with the content. Thank you for being a valuable member of our GeoNet Community.

 

Thank you,

 

 The GeoNet Team

Christopher Catania

Michelle Mathias

Candace Loya

 

Update: This Issue has been resolved as of 10/28/18. Thank you for your patience

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the WeekNew AppStudio UI

What's new in AppStudio Desktop 3.1 - AppStudio for ArcGIS

This week Tina Jin shares the newest features to the AppStudio Desktop 3.1 with upgrades, enhancements, new user interfaces, and samples. 

Learn more >>

 

 

Creating a documentHow to Tip of the Week

Creating Collaborative Documents

Did you know that GeoNet documents are amazing for collaboration? Collaborative documents are perfect when you need to create several versions, to share and track meeting notes, or create how-to guides, policy outlines, workflows, training materials, step-by-step instructions, and so much more. 

 

Find out how to Creating Collaborative Documents >>

 

Featured Space of the Week

Web AppBuilder for ArcGISWeb AppBuilder logo

The Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS space in GeoNet is a great place to visit for questions, answers, sharing, and getting the latest updates about the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. See what's new this week and be sure to read about the Web AppBuilder Developer Edition 2.10 beta is available.

 

Follow Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS >>

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

What VRP problem types are you modeling? - Network Analyst

Join the discussion and share the VRP problem types you are modeling in this week's featured discussion posted by Heather Moe.

 

Post your reply >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation.

 

Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

GeoNet Resource Hub > News & Tips

 

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

What's Coming in ArcGIS Online - Lynnae Van Voorthuysen, Esri Staff

On September 18th, ArcGIS  was updated with four capabilities:

  • Measure Distributions and Detect Concentrations
  • Calculate Field Values using Arcade
  • Visualize 2D and 3D with new Configurable App
  • Search and Display 3D Features

Check out the details >>

 

How-To Tip of the WeekAdding Skills

The GeoNet profiles update prompted a revision to a few GeoNet Resource Hub documents to help guide members through profile personalization. Check out these revised GeoNet resources to see what is new.

 

 

Featured Space of the Week

Esri Technical Certification

Are you interested in learning more about Esri products, getting your certifications, or taking the Esri Technical Certification exam? Follow Esri Technical Certification and get the latest updates on certification, exams dates, and steps to certification success.

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

Social Vulnerability Dashboard by Direct Relief in Health and Human Services

Derek Law shares a link to a great dashboard showing the range of social vulnerability in Hurricane Florence’s projected path. Check it out and tell us what you think >>

 


 

Want more GeoNet news? Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts? You can find the Top Trending content you are following, unanswered questions, and feature blogs in the My News located in the GeoNet navigation.

 

Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at geonet@esri.com.

 

Follow @EsriGeoNet on Twitter

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GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

What’s new with GeoNet? Platform and Profile Updates

New Profile Changes

We are excited to announce a recent update to the GeoNet profiles making them more streamlined, easier to navigate, and a simplified look. The new profile layout will have:

  • The primary profile picture and the avatar are now one in the same. If a member has a different profile picture than their avatar, when this update takes place, the profile picture will become part of the picture gallery at the bottom of the new profile, and the current Avatar will be the profile pic at the top of the profile page.
  • The email and preferred address will only show if the user has indicated they want it to be public.
  • There will be one column for profile details and one for content activity.
  • A new navigation bar includes bookmarks, rewards, and calendar.
  • And, now you can add a banner image to dress up your profile.

 

Read more >> 

 

New Profanity Filters Profanity Filters

The GeoNet profanity filter is now on to prevent the use of profanity and block unwanted, potentially abusive or obscene content from being viewed when added in a post. What does this mean? If someone creates a post with profanity in the content, the word(s) will be hidden with asterisks. The change is also retroactive and will apply to existing content as well.

 

New Group Terminology

The name of the group types will be updated to simpler terms. The functionality and memberships of the groups will not change, just the nomenclature.

  • Open - changes to --> Public
  • Members Only - changes to --> Public Restricted
  • Private - changes to --> Private
  • Secret - changes to --> Private Unlisted

 

How-To Tip of the Week

Profile Banner Images

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Top Blog of the Week

Mostly Mapping Map(s) of the Day - Hurricane Florence 

Bernie Szukalski shared a great blog with links to story maps for Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones Overview, Hurricane Florence Error Cone: Projected Impact, and more. Read on >>

 

Hurricane Florence Projected Impact Map

 

GIS DayFeatured Group of the Week

GIS Day

We bring to you GIS Day, the featured group of the week in GeoNet. Continuing with the September Back-to-School theme, learn all about GIS Day activities, how to plan for it, and how you can also contribute to the celebration of GIS Day, inspiring people of all ages to look at maps in a whole new way.

 We look forward to your contributions >>

 

Featured Discussion of the Week

Intro to Coding Webinar Discussion

This week the Women's Geospatial Forum posted a discussion about the WeCan “Intro to coding webinar” held on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The thread continues the conversation and learning started during the forum, and they are encouraging others to join in and offer any knowledge, questions, or shares.

Join the conversation >>

 


 

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