Category Archives: ESRI

NATO HQ Launches Interactive Web Map Based on Esri Technology

TweetThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has just released “NATO on Duty,” an interactive, multi-media web map based on Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software. “The purpose of the map is to illustrate to the general public the wide-range of … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online Organization subscriptions available for instructional use at no cost via ConnectED

TweetEsri has been working for months on an effort, launching Tue May 27 from the White House. It is in conjunction with the President’s “ConnectED” program, aimed at boosting access to digital learning for all… From Esri…

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Esri Connecting Citizens and business With Open Data

TweetRecall it was in February (seems ages ago!) when Esri’s Andrew Turner (@ajturner) lifted the lid off the Esri Open Data initiative,  and effort to help Governments meet their mandate to be more transparent and serve the public with more … Continue reading

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opportunity knocks – Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge

TweetThe Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014 is now open worldwide to developers of all types (government, technology firms, academic institutions, not for profits, startups, and individuals). This contest challenges all developers to create an app using the Esri ArcGIS Platform to help … Continue reading

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Video – Tips to Sharpen Your Spatial Analysis Skills

TweetA handy video from the Esri video production team shares some tips for users on ideas for sharpening their spatial analysis skills and get started with web GIS… FYI, for more interesting and useful Esri videos I suggest you also … Continue reading

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Esri and Technology Leaders Commit to Climate Data Initiative and Challenge Developers

TweetYesterday was all about climate and climate change! A high profile event took place in D.C. yesterday to formally launch the Climate Data Initiative, an ambitious new effort bringing together extensive open government data and design competitions with commitments from … Continue reading

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Interactive Swipe Map Asks If Coaches’ Salaries Translates to March Madness Success

TweetEsri partner GISi’s Head Coaches of the 2014 NCAA Tournament story map is available as part of March Madness coverage. See which schools are getting the most out of their coaches by comparing total NCAA tournament wins to compensation. You … Continue reading

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Esri Olympic News Map – Olympic Controversies, Scandals, & Stardom

TweetJust in time for the Sochi Olympics, a news map from Esri – this one enables users to relive 20 infamous events in the history of the Olympics, from gender discrimination in Ancient Olympia to the “whack heard ‘round the … Continue reading

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State of New Jersey Map Helps People Get to the Super Bowl

TweetA new interactive map on the official State of New Jersey website will help fans get to the Super Bowl at Met Life Stadium on Sunday, thanks to Esri. The State of New Jersey’s interactive Getting to the Game map, … Continue reading

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Beer Maps and more! Interactive Maps from Esri Add Geographic Context to the Super Bowl

TweetSome super bowl mapping fun from Esri… Are you ready for the big game? In honor of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2, we’ve created a pair of maps that provide different views into the NFL’s annual championship game. … Continue reading

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Read World News on the Map via the Esri News story map

TweetThe ultimate news map! This fabulous Esri Storymap lets you read 86 different English language newspapers around the globe. You’ve seen the cool and informative Esri news maps no doubt. Well, this one is really fun, clever, and quite informative. … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Holidays with Interactive Esri #BestXmasEver Map

TweetEsri has created two holiday maps that you can embed or share as part of your holiday and Christmas coverage. Esri’s Smithsonian Folkways Holiday Music Map is a singing map that lets you explore traditional holiday songs from the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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