Tag: ArcGIS

What’s new in ArcGIS Open Data: September 4, 2015

Early September brings back to school and a new update to ArcGIS Open Data. We’ve added some new features that gives administrators greater control over their dataset downloads and more information on download errors, made the dataset update date more

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3 Ways Open Data Can Help Forests

This article originally appeared on Insights, World Resources Institute. The open data movement—the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone—can drive innovation, make government and corporate activities more transparent and improve decision-making about natural resources. Global Forest

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: VicRoads, Victoria, Australia

Governments and organizations have been hard at work creating Open Data sites to make their authoritative data accessible, discoverable, explorable, and collaborative. There are over 27,000 datasets in the Open Data catalog and over 100 sites in the ArcGIS Open Data site gallery for you to

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (July 2015)

It’s time to refresh your browser – ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This update includes updates and new capabilities for smart mapping, app templates, managing and administering organizations, and more. Smart Mapping First introduced

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Notes from State of the Map 2015

Last month the United Nations headquarters in New York City hosted the 2015 OpenStreetMap US conference, State of the Map (SOTM). An illustrious setting for a passionate band of people who are collaboratively creating a global repository of geographic data

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Oakland, Calif.’s Real-Time Crime Map Uses Data to Drive Community Engagement

In today’s world, there has never been a bigger demand for transparency than when it comes to how law enforcement reacts to crime. So to meet that demand, the city of Oakland, Calif., is launching its Oakland Police Department Calls

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