GeoNet Weekly News & Tips: New Petroleum Space, Change Management Poll, Cartography. MOOC AMA, and more

Blog Post created by CLoya-esristaff Employee on May 14, 2018

GeoNet Staff Picks of the Week

PetroleumIntroducing the New Petroleum Space

Did you go to the Esri Petroleum GIS Conference this week? You can follow the conference updates, shares and conversation from the PUG Conference on the new Petroleum space in GeoNet. Share your experience, learn, discuss and ask questions about Petroleum GIS. …Check it out >>


The Human Component of Technology  - Michael Green, Esri

Change management is a process that is often a second thought for most organizations. The Harvard Business Review posted in an article, Stop Using the Excuse “Organizational Change Is Hard,” that nearly 70% of all organizations fail with change management.


When implementing a project, technology or software product, at what point did your organization start their people-focused change management planning?  ...Take the poll and share your change management experience >>

 Cartography. MOOC AMA

May 15, 2018: Cartography. MOOC Ask Me Anything

Join us on Tuesday, May 15th at 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (PDT) for a LIVE Ask Me Anything session with our Cartography. MOOC guests. This is your opportunity to ask them questions about the MOOC course, cartography best practices, or anything that comes to mind. ...Post a question >>


Profile Preview - Everyone How-To Tip of the Week

Modifying Your Profile Privacy Settings 

With upcoming GDPR changes to privacy policies across the globe, GeoNet will be implementing new changes as well. You can manage your profile privacy in a few simple steps. ...Read more >>



What's Happening on GeoNet

Check out this week's curated list of top, trending and highlighted contributions you might have missed. Want to see one of your favorite GeoNet posts on this list? Got an idea or suggestion for future weekly updates? Comment below or contact us at

Featured Top Blog

Is GIScience converging with Data Science? Should it? - David DiBiase, Esri

Esri staff, David DiBiase introduces his blog with a recent remark from GIS professional, Luc Anselin, questioning if GIScience is converging with Data Science. …Read more >>


Featured Unanswered Questions

Think you may have an answer? Help solve this week's featured unanswered question.



Still feeling helpful? Check out these recently asked and unanswered questions and help a fellow member solve a problem.


Featured Answered Questions of the Week

When will nested repeats become available? - Kacy Beck, GeoNet Member

Claire Proctor, Esri, and Doug Browning, GeoNet Member, assist Kacy answering her questions and plea for an efficient workaround to solve her problem with nested repeats.


How do I clip a layer exactly to the boundaries of a polygon? - Adam James, GeoNet Member

Christopher Donohue, GeoNet Champion and GIS professional, offers a great answer to the question posed by Adam James including a workflow and images. Thank you, Chris and GeoNet Members for your contributions and answers.


Find solutions faster and check out more recently answered questions.


Featured Discussion

Water Distribution Utility Network Migration Tools Preview - Howard Crothers, Esri

Howard Crothers shares a preview version of the Water Distribution Utility Network Migration Tools to gather GeoNet member feedback and help you transform water distribution system data. ...View the preview and join the discussion >>