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Learn how to use an automatic vehicle location (AVL) feed with Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS in this blog and video posted by Jayson Hagen. This capability can help public transit systems to optimize their operationsThe blog also provides some insight into what will be offered next to support real-time data analysis.  Read: Real-Time AVL Feeds with ArcGIS 

 

 

 

 

New to GIS PlaceIf you’re just starting to learn GIS and location technology, we have a place for you in the GeoNet Community. New to GIS is a place made for users who feel unsure about how to perform analysis, understand the basics, or simply need a little guidance in grasping key concepts with GIS.  Start here if you feel like you could use some help with learning GIS. Go to: New to GIS 
 

 

Open Questions & Discussions

Kirby Kalbaugh is looking for help in Python with a transaction mode error in ArcGIS ProCan you help?

Frances Tong needs help adding .asc raster files to a map.  Have you worked with this file type?

Jot Hall wants to know what “SingleKey” refers to when building an address locator. Can you explain it?

 

Take a few minutes to help a GeoNet member solve a problem today. See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community. 

 

1 Product and Service Update

ArcGIS Online Security Advisor released version 2.0.4.

 

Community Tip:  Blog Idea - Share What You’ve Learned 

Not only is it the end of the year, but it’s also the end of the decade! What were your biggest lessons? Celebrate your progress and reflect on your knowledge in the community by writing a blog about it. It can be instructional, such as key lessons learned on how you transitioned from using one programming language to another, or maybe you have a great story on how your career advanced and you want to share tips for others. If you need guidance on how to structure your content, see Best Practices for Writing Content in the GeoNet Resource Hub.   

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ArcGIS QuickCapture Logo with ArcGIS QuickCapture holiday-themed projectThe ArcGIS QuickCapture team is back with another holiday project for crowdsourcing with the public. Have fun capturing Santa sightings with this guide from Johnathan Hasthorpe. Learn how to create layers, create your project, and share your project for your local use. Read: Crowdsourcing with QuickCapture: Santa Sightings 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kory Kramer created a discussion in ArcGIS Pro: Tips and Tricks - I share mine, you share yours.  Add your tips!

 

Esri IndiaWelcome Esri India to the community! Esri India launched a new place for developers, technophiles, and startups working on Esri technology in India. Follow Esri India and check out their latest videoes and blogs.  

Go to: Esri India
 

 

 

3 Open Questions & Discussions 

Chelsea Rozek wants to symbolize line directions with a gradient in ArcGIS Pro. Do you have any insights on how to do this?  

Alex Karalokian wants to automate task assignments with a Python script that requires accessing and updating assignments in WorkForce. Have you done this before? 

Can you help David Semitekol determine a minimum population of people within a radius in a specific study area with ArcGIS Pro 

 

Take a few minutes to help a GeoNet member solve a problem today. See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community. 

 

11 Product and Service Updates 

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS announced Runtime 100.7 

Esri Roads and Highways 10.7.1 patch 1 is available. See what’s fixed and when 10.6.1 is coming.  

Tracker for ArcGIS is now available with ArcGIS Online 

ArcGIS for Maritime announced a webinar on Making Data Available Across Your Enterprise for February 2020.  

My Esri has enhancements for licensing, request permissions, and more. It is also now available in Ukrainian.  

ArcGIS API for JavaScript released versions 4.1 and 3.31. See the highlights. 

ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Beta released an update for pop-ups, clustering, and added a note about future table functionality. 

Download free PowerPoint icons from Esri to illustrate your IT architecture.

Survey123 for ArcGIS updated their Walt Disney Release update. 

Workforce for ArcGIS released a bug fix update and announced a beta for offline support.  

ArcGIS Online created a link list of “what’s new announcements.” See how far the product has come in a decade with a video of the 2009 ArcGIS Online website.

 

Community Tip:  Blog Idea - Share What You’ve Learned in a Year or a Decade 

Did you learn something new this year? Have things changed in how you use and understand GIS in a decade? Celebrate and reflect on your knowledge in the community by writing a blog about it. It can be instructional, such as key lessons learned on how you transitioned from using one programming language to another, or maybe you have a great story on how your career progressed, and you want to share tips for others. If you need guidance on how to structure your content, see Best Practices for Writing Content in the GeoNet Resource Hub.   

 

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Learn how to create a test space for automating your deployment of ArcGIS Enterprise in this blog from Trevor Nickolai. With Chef, an automation software, you can create a Chef Test Kitchen to test deployment with minimal use of your organization’s resources. Read: Chef Test Kitchen for ArcGIS Enterprise.

 

 

 

 

GeoNet ContestDid you know? The first day of your active membership in GeoNet also means you become a part of a year-long contest in the community. You automatically earn points based on your activity in the community including posting questions, answering questions, writing blogs, engaging with other members, or contributing to other posted content. To see your current ranking in the community, and to learn more about the contest, visit GeoNet Contest for more information. Contest winners for the year are announced at the User Conference Closing Session. Will you be a lucky winner next year? 

Go to: GeoNet Contest

Kory Kramer created a discussion in ArcGIS Pro: Tips and Tricks - I share mine, you share yours.  Add your tips! 

 

 

3 Open Questions & Discussions

Zachary Hart started a discussion about Python API vs. Python-based geoprocessing tools for analysis. What are the advantages of one over the other?

Rafael Michael is asking how to calculate the surface area within an observer’s visibility range with ArcMap. Can you help?

Sunil Raju Vysyaraju wants to know which product to use to manage a person’s current address and their previous addresses. What product would you suggest?

 

Take a few minutes to help a GeoNet member solve a problem today. See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community.

 

4 Product and Service Updates:

ArcGIS QuickCapture 1.3 is released. See what’s new.

Spatial Analyst Distance Toolset in Pro 2.5 improvements was announced for ArcGIS Pro 2.5.

My Esri now lets you see what downloads are applicable for your license file.

Learn ArcGIS has lessons for migrating from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro, mapping earthquakes, and more.

 

Community Tip:  Moving Your Content to a Different Place

Do you think your question or discussion is in the wrong place? If you get a message or comment suggesting you should move your content to another place for better engagement, select “Actions” from the top right of your post and select “Move” in the drop-down menu. Enter a suggested place for your content that is relevant to your content.  For more information, see how you can do that in this document: Moving Content.

 

If you posted in the right place, but you think you should place it in another place or group, you can do both! Simply select “Share” at the top right corner of your post and enter the other locations you would like your post to appear.

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Survey123 logo over a Microsoft Flow dialogue boxGeoNet Member Zoltan Kovacs created a three-part series on using Microsoft Flow to automate a workflow process with Survey123. Webhooks implemented upon a successful survey completion can trigger additional steps such as sending a notification e-mail, converting time zone data, and more. Start with Part 1 to learn how to automate your survey workflow and save some time. Read: Creating MS Flow webhooks for Survey123 surveys (in ArcGIS Online).

 

 

 

Highlight: See inspiring stories from GIS Day from all around the world in a blog by Joseph Kerski

 

Esri TrainingAs you reflect on your GIS goals for next year, have you thought about the training you might need to help you reach those goals? Follow Esri Training for updates on webinars, lesson availability, resources, and tips for optimizing your learning experience or learning opportunities for your organization.  Go to: Esri Training

 

 

3 Open Questions & Discussions

Persefoni Kapotas wants to show one to many relationships between buildings and parcels in ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online. What’s the best way to do this?

 

Cameron Van Hemmen wants to detect changes of feature classes in data driven pages based on a modified/created date field. Do you have a solution for this?

 

Vincent Launstorfer wants to customize the default pie-chart symbology into a doughnut and add additional details in the ArcGIS Online pop-up. Have you built customized symbology before?

 

Take a few minutes to help a GeoNet member solve a problem today. See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community.

 

4 Product and Service Updates

ArcGIS Online invites you to join the Early Adopter Community in time to see the Winter 2019 beta release. 

Esri Training announced a new web course to prepare you for Esri Technical Certification.

Explorer for ArcGIS: See highlights of the new release for Windows 10.

Survey123 for ArcGIS announced the Walt Disney Release 3.7. See what’s inside.

 

Community Tip:  List Your Skills & Endorse Other Member Skills

Did you add your skills to your GeoNet profile? If you’re a pro at Python, an avid ArcMap user, or specialize in data analytics, list it in your GeoNet profile so people can get a glimpse of your expertise and experience.  Additionally, you can endorse others for their skills if you feel confident about the demonstration of their skill set. If someone provided some detailed insights to your question or problem, acknowledge them with an endorsement on their GeoNet profile page. Here’s how to add your skills to your profile and endorse others.

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Dot Density Map from ArcGIS Online Map Viewer BetaHave you tested out the new ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Beta? The new feature has some enhancements that GeoNet Members contributed to by using our ArcGIS Ideas space. GeoNet Members Eric Neel, Jason Sawle, Owen Evans, Bryan Hemmer, Tom Bos, Russell Jordan, Rick Weisbond, Eric Svensen, and R. Scott Semmens submitted ideas including auto-sized pop-ups, dot-density maps (pictured), map rotations and more. Learn about GeoNet Member contributions to the ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Beta release in this blog by Peter Klingman. Read: Your Ideas in the ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Beta. 

 

Highlight: Get a recap on GeoConX 2019, the largest gathering of Utility & Telecommunications GIS Professionals from Patrick Huls 

 

 

Esri Software Security & Privacy BannerThe Esri Software Security & Privacy place hosts information and announcements about the latest compliance, security, and privacy topics for Esri products. Check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions in the place to learn about how to communicate your IT team’s security concerns. If you’re looking for white papers on best practices and security optimization guidance, see the Searchable Document Repository in the helpful link section.  Go to: Esri Software Security & Privacy

 

3 Open Questions & Discussions

Paul Doherty is looking for the best practice for symbolizing data manually in Survey123.

Chad Leftwich wants to know how to find the closest polygon(s) to a select polygon by roads and not by distance.

Natalee Desotell wants to change the width of a selected polygon outline in Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS

 

Take a few minutes to help a GeoNet member solve a problem today. See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community. 

 

Community Tip:  Understanding ArcGIS Idea Statuses

Did you submit a great idea and want to understand its status with Esri? Ideas submitted to the ArcGIS Ideas place are acknowledged with eight statuses from respective product teams, including Reviewed, In Product Plan, and more. If you want to understand more about what In Product Plan or Under Consideration means, take a look at this reference document for Statuses for ArcGIS Ideas. 

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