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Celebrate the Use of GIS in Society on GIS Day!

Nov 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  citizen engagement community development esri gis managing gis

Our world faces complex challenges that are global in nature but also are increasingly affecting our everyday lives.  These challenges occur at multiple scales, locations, time periods, and cross national boundaries.  To grapple with these challenges requires robust tools and … Continue reading


Teaching Students about the Societal Aspects of Technology using GIS

Nov 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Education Community under tags  copyright cte education ethics privacy

A recent article in eSchoolNews by Dianne Pappafotopoulos, school district instructional technology specialist, posed the question, “What should we teach students about the future of technology?”  She reflects about the ways that humans are increasingly relying on programmable devices and … Continue reading


Mapping Stories of Service

Nov 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  citizen engagement community development story maps storytelling with maps vision

Esri is honoring Veterans Day this year with two Story Maps that both show the unique lives of the brave men and women who have defended the United States. The Mary Edwards Walker Story Map tells the amazing story of … Continue reading


Bentley Media Day: Government and Utilities

Nov 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics arcgis bentley bentley systems

On Media Day at the Bentley Year In Infrastructure 2016 Conference held in London, the media was treated to Industry presentations for the various industry segments that Bentley Systems serves. The event is a vehicle for Bentley’s jurored Be Inspired Awards, which are bestowed on the selected finalists at a Wednesday evening gala event. Prior […]


The First Self Driving Vehicle

Nov 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles research sensors

What year do you think the first self driving vehicle was launched? According to the researchers at Carnegie Mellon it was 1986 and it was called NavLab1, short for navigation laboratory. It literally required tons of gear to support the … Continue reading

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Be somebody (and show your best profile)

Nov 11 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online tip best practices profile user

Your ArcGIS Online user profile is how the rest of the world learns about you. It’s also a yardstick for measuring the value and veracity of your shared items and groups. Whether you’re making maps and apps for others in … Continue reading


GIS Day Contest Project Challenge 2016

Nov 10 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog contest events geo awareness week gis

Last year, during Geo Awareness Week, we launched the first GIS Day Contest project challenge, which resulted in awesome mapping projects, with applications from more than 20 different countries. For the Geo Awareness Week in 2016 (November 13-19), GIS Cloud will introduce another GIS Day Contest and a few educational events by our team and...


Bentley Media Day: Government and Utilities

Nov 10 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics arcgis bentley bentley systems

On Media Day at the Bentley Year In Infrastructure 2016 Conference held in London, the media was treated to Industry presentations for the various industry segments that Bentley Systems serves. The event is a vehicle for Bentley’s jurored Be Inspired Awards, which are bestowed on the selected finalists at a Wednesday evening gala event. Prior […]


Tips for embedding Cascade story maps on your website

Nov 10 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map cascade story maps

Embedding story maps on your website is one of the best ways to showcase your work and ensure it reaches your intended audience. We’ve already provided lots of helpful tips that apply to embedding any story map in a website, but … Continue reading


GIS Cloud 3D Exclusive Demo – Webinar Recording

Nov 09 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  2d 3d blog demo recording demos

On November 3rd, 2016, we held the webinar that was dedicated to exploring the 3D visualization support within GIS Cloud environment. Watch the exclusive preview and check out some of the questions listed below, that were answered after the presentation. The possibility to explore 3D integration with GIS Cloud will be available to users who...