• Data Analysis for the Fire Service and EMS

    By Mike Cox, Esri Fire and EMS Industry Manager   Responders make critical decisions based on limited information every day. Agencies should strive to generate verified data for emergency and nonemergency needs ...
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  • Collector for ArcGIS v18.1.0 (iOS) Released!

    On Tuesday December 4th, 2018, we released Collector for ArcGIS v18.1.0 on the App Store. This is a significant evolution for Collector and field data collection workflows with the ArcGIS Platform. Please read details...
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  • Video: Esri Collector - Aurora vs. Classic

    FYI,   Excellent video by Anatum Geomobile Solutions that highlights and compares the differences between current Collector for ArcGIS vs the new Collector (Aurora) release. A nice resource to learn about the ch...
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  • November 15: Collector for ArcGIS Live Training Seminar

    New Date: The seminar formerly scheduled for October 25 is now scheduled for November 15.    Join us for a free live training seminar to hear all about the latest capabilities of Collector for ArcGIS&md...
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  • Esri UK blog: It’s time to get excited about the Aurora Project

    A nice blog by Adam Lee, from Esri UK that discusses many of the new capabilities in the forthcoming Collector for ArcGIS (Aurora) release. Check it out.   It’s time to get excited about the Aurora Project...
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  • FEMA’s Hurricane Incident Journal Combines Apps that Inform Response

    FEMA has combined a number of applications that are part of the FEMA GeoPlatform to create the Hurricane Incident Journal. This story map provides relevant and up-to-date data and tools that provide spatial decis...
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  • Story Map Shares Crowdsourced Photos of 2018 Hurricanes

    A new interactive story map provides a place to share photos from the 2018 hurricane season. People can quickly post photos of preparations and the impacts from this year’s storms. The photos appear on a map alo...
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  • Next Generation 911, A Long-Distance Sprint

    Next Generation 911, A Long-Distance Sprint    By Mike King, Global Emergency Call Taking and Dispatch/FirstNet Industry Manager, Esri   In 1980, a few days after graduating from the police acade...
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  • FEMA Releases Survey123 Templates for Preliminary Disaster Assessments

    Early September historically sees the most disaster damage in the US, because it’s the height of the hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin. In time for this busy season, FEMA has released Preliminary Damage Ass...
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  • From Low Earth Orbit to Where the Sun Don't Shine—The 2018 Esri User Conference

    By Mike Cox, Fire and EMS Industry Manager, Esri   The 38th Esri User Conference (Esri UC) was an incredible success. When nearly 18,000 Esri geographic information system (GIS) technology users gather for a wee...
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  • Ventura County Fire Department's Response to the Thomas Fire Using GIS

    By Mike Cox, Fire and EMS Industry Manager, Esri   The Thomas Fire was a wildfire that affected Ventura County, California, in December 2017. It burned approximately 281,893 acres becoming one of the largest wi...
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  • Using GIS to Manage Civil Disturbances in Charlottesville

    By Mike Cox, Fire and EMS Industry Manager, Esri   Around the world, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) agencies of every size use spatial data to improve their preparedness, response, and risk reduction p...
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  • Hawaii Volcano: Scientists, Emergency Responders Put Drones to Work

    by Ryan Lanclos, Esri Director of Public Safety Industries   With fiery lava flow from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano prompting urgent evacuation orders, one might expect the last thing on residents...
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  • Preparing for the New Normal in Emergency Management

    by Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri   Esri Releases New and Updated Pre-Configured Solution for Emergency Management Operations   Living in the Houston, Texas, area, my family and f...
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  • 5 Ways GIS Empowers Next Generation 911

    Around the world, emergency dispatch centers are grappling with outdated analog systems that are not capable of handling today’s complex mobile technology. Advances in text messaging, video, and s...
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  • What’s New in Dashboard for ArcGIS (June 2018)

    Checkout all the latest enhancements for Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS in the latest ArcGIS Online June 2018 update. Blog by Jeff Shaner   What’s New in Dashboard for ArcGIS (June 2018)     ...
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  • The National Mutual Aid System

    By Mike Cox, Fire; Rescue, and EMS Industry Manager; Esri   Natural and man-made disasters test public safety agencies at the local, regional, and state levels on a daily basis. These no-notice events often requ...
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  • How San Antonio Beefed Up Security for NCAA Final Four

    By Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri   As San Antonio, Texas prepared to host the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four Championship in early April, a series of bombs exploded in nearby Austin....
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  • Government Can Leverage Esri Inside the FirstNet Ecosystem

    By Mike King, Global Public Safety Manager for 911 and FirstNet   Recently, the National Association of Counties (NACo) published recommendations to county officials regarding FirstNet, the First Responder Netwo...
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  • Filtering Dashboards Using Chart Selections

    Back in December 2018 we released the following sample dashboard related to local law enforcement.     We leveraged selectors that enabled the end user to easily filter down the dashboard to a specific ti...
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