GeoNet Weekly News & Tips: ArcGIS Ideas, Esri Ocean GIS Forum, 5-step GIS Analysis Process, and the GIS Day Live Chat

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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



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