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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 >>

 


 

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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 

Story Maps

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

 

Follow 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 

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.