GeoNet Weekly News & Tips: Learn ArcGIS, Network Transformation in Telecommunications, and 7 Product & Service Updates

Blog Post created by lfountain-esristaff Employee on Sep 3, 2019

Community Highlights 

Place of the Week 


Learn ArcGIS Space and Place IconLearn ArcGIS launched in July 2019 for educators to share experiences and materials for teaching GIS. Follow the Learn ArcGIS space to ask questions, start a discussion, or to get the latest updates on resources. The Learn ArcGIS team just shared an update to their lessons gallery that allows for sharable filtered URLs.  


--Related: Joseph Kerski curated a list of videos to get students excited and knowledgeable about geography. 


Featured Content Highlights 

Patrick Huls posted his latest entry in a new Telecommunications blog series called Geospatially Enabling Telecom. See Network Transformation: Strategic Planning, Remote Engineering, & Operational Awareness for video demos and links to resources for Strategic Planning Tools, Desktop & Walkout Surveys, Project Tracking, and more. 

-- Related: Register to attend GeoConX! Join electric, gas, and telecommunications professionals in Atlanta, GA from October 27-30, 2019.  

Have you heard about the StoryMaps Contest? You can win $5,000 for the cause of your choice. Deadline to enter is September 30, 2019. Winners will be announced on GIS Day 


Open Questions & Discussions 


Do you have knowledge in other areas? See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community. 


Product & Service Updates Round-Up 

Take a look at these product and service updates announced in GeoNet:  

  • AppStudio for ArcGIS Version 4.0 has a release update including bug fixes and a list of deprecated features. 
  • My Esri released new updates to licensing, reports, and more. 
  • Classic Esri Story Maps announced a bug fix for loading embedded apps that are shared to a group and accessed by a group member from a different organization.  
  • Esri Vector Basemaps shared a mid-August update, including new content from the Community Maps Challenge. 


Community Tip 

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