ArcGIS Administration: Seven Often-Overlooked Things You’re Doing Right, Or Need to Address Right Now
ArcGIS Administration can frequently be challenging, as there are so many moving parts to be aware of. There’s items, users, groups, networks, security, projects, workflows, scripts, standards, branding, resources, and anything else under the sun that’s assigned to be within the ArcGIS Administrator’s scope of responsibility or awareness. At any point, some issue or failure […]
Back to School! Or: How to Spend Your Time Managing Your Classes, And Not Your ArcGIS Content With Admin Tools and Clean My Org.
Teaching GIS means making sure the instructor has all the available tools and information to do their job, as well as the time to effectively do so. That time should be dedicated to planning and assisting students with coursework, not digging around content and time-intensive workflows. GEO Jobe’s philosophy is “The Power of GIS, Simplified.” […]
As of May 2022, Admin Tools 2.0 no longer supports the cloning operation. Backup My Org is now the recommended product to handle the migration of items, users, and groups from one organization to another. Sometimes you need a fork and sometimes you need a spoon. The existence of one doesn’t necessarily negate the use for the […]
Are you constantly running through a workflow, wishing there was an easier way to accomplish a task? Want to take advantage of ArcGIS Notebooks, but are unsure where to start? Then Python is for you!
Maybe you’re a GIS professional who often finds themselves in workflows that require writing some code. Maybe you’re a developer that’s landed a job working with a geospatial company. Maybe you’ve heard about how awesome GeoDevs are, and you’re curious. No matter your reason for being here, Welcome to the World of GeoDev. What is a GeoDev? In the simplest […]
There are many reasons why ArcGIS administrators in organizations all over the world have turned to Admin Tools in order to be more efficient in their job. If we had to focus on one area that most, if not all, users benefit tremendously, that would be to assist with the management of groups.
Adding users to your ArcGIS Online Organization can be both a joy and a challenge. A joy, because you are exposing more people to the world of geospatial analysis. A challenge, because adding and configuring those users can be time-consuming. That is where Admin Tools for ArcGIS comes in to help.
How much time (and how many clicks) have you, or members of your team spent fiddling with the layer popups of your Web Maps? If it’s more than just a minute or two, you may be missing out on a much better method of doing so!