Weekly News: Best Practices for Using Infographics with ArcGIS Business Analyst and 12 Product and Service Updates

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Content Highlight: Best practices when sharing and running infographics with your own data

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If you are creating infographics with your own data and sharing infographics with your organization, see this blog from @FasilTiru for best practices. Fasil shares guided steps for using custom data sources, map layers, site attributes, nearby locations, and web maps and layers. Each source has additional guidance for preventing potential issues with sharing the infographic to your organization to help you publish your content with ease. See Best Practices for ArcGIS Business Analyst Infographics


Place of the Week: Calcite Design System

During DevSummit 2021, the new Calcite Design System beta was announced to help developers streamline the designs of their applications. A new community place is available to start to ask questions and share ideas for enhancement.  

Go to: Calcite Design System

3 Open Questions & Discussions

@shedlund wants to know how to disable auto generalization of features in ArcGIS JavaScript API 4.14. Do you have a tip you can share?

@KeithGerhartz1 is looking for alternative solutions for auto-calculating fields in ArcGIS Web AppBuilder. Can you recommend a workflow?  

@ShaleModiba is looking for recommendations on where to find a GIS data portal or speed zone data for South Africa. Do you have a resource you can share?

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12 Product and Service Updates

Learn ArcGIS has a new blog covering new lessons and learning paths from May 2021. Read More

ArcGIS Maritime has Maritime Chart Service sample widgets that support ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9. Learn More

ArcGIS AppStudio is sharing what’s new in AppStudio Framework 5.0 in their latest blog. Read More

ArcGIS Workflow Manager will have license changes. Learn more about the new pattern of licensing. Read More

ArcGIS QuickCapture has a new blog about making the most of multiple field apps for pipeline patrols. Read More

Implementing ArcGIS

  • See an introduction to performance testing with Apache JMeter. Read More
  • Learn how to create a load test in Apache JMeter against the SampleWorldCities Map Service. Read More

Esri Training shared a video with three easy ways to import styles. Watch Video

Telecommunications posted a new entry in their Telecom GIS in Five Minutes series about storm monitoring. Watch Video

Gas and Pipeline have a new series for digital field as-builting with ArcGIS. Read More

Education shared an announcement for the 2021 Esri Education Summit. Learn More

User Conference 2021

See session and activities fliers for Health and Human Services and State and Local Government.


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Awesome! Thanks for the update @LeslieFountain , excited to read into and/or implement these in our organization. Have a great weekend & God bless!

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@JansenLyons, You're welcome! 

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