Did you know, users have access to ArcGIS Pro via the same organizational desktop license that they’ve always had. Pro is not really a new product, rather, it is new technology along with a new look and feel, new UI, and new capabilities. Pro is not really a new product, rather, it is new technology along with a new look and feel, new UI, and new capabilities. So why migrate? Well, for starters, as a licensed desktop user you already have it!
Some notable things about ArcGIS Pro:
- Pro gets automatically installed and is accessible to your org (see your license Admin)
- License is handled through ArcGIS Administrator
- Think of projects and .aprx files rather than map documents (.mxd)
- Project files can contain multiple maps, scenes (3D) and layouts
- Esri made it easy to migrate and import maps from mxd.
- New look ribbon-based user interface
- Display 3D cartography using multiple variables in 3D (cool)
- Pro can work in offline mode
- New tasks, record workflows, like a macro, they can be automated, receive user input etc…
- Compare 2D and 3D scenes
- With Pro you can create apps for data analysis… much more than just a story map!
- How to get it? Purchase desktop, or perpetual (no expiration), term or subscription, or ELA
- Convert one concurrent user with 3 named users
For more about making the switch to ArcGIS Pro continue reading here for additional info including 10 resources to help you make the switch.