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!
Great news – the cartography MOOC is back again, but you better act fast! Esri wants to help GIS professionals polish their skills – enter the latest MOOC, Cartography, from Esri’s Ken Field (@kennethfield), Edie Punt, John Nelson (@John_M_Nelson), Wesley Jones, and Nathan Shephard. While the MOOC officially started Sept 5, new members can still participate.
Geographers and Cartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate their work. However, maps don’t always look amazing, actually, sometimes they are down-right ugly! Esri wants to help GIS professionals polish […]
Time for another 5 Things on Friday, our first one of the baseball post season! We’ve shared some useful and cool resources this week that you’l find enjoyable. First, we stumbled onto a very cool dashboard and damage assessment tool being used in Puerto Rica; next on to details of a new Datum that was […]
Don’t worry, there’s just one more day to go until we hit the hump! Until then, here’s a little Map inspiration and motivation to help to get you through the start of the week. Enjoy these 30 maps for a little geographic and cartographic, fun, inspiration, humor, and even a little knowledge.
Welcome once again our 5Things on Friday where we share 5 very cool mappy related tips suggested by our team members this week. This week we’ve shared a handy resource for UAV professionals interested in fame and fortune, a new, personal cloud solution, an amazing cartography & bike map story from Canada, and a quick […]
Here’s a little #WednesdayWisdom and a fine cartography lesson – enter the retro-style US natural resources map. Spend a little time wandering around this web map and you’ll soon see why it took the creators over 100 hours to build. The webmap from Esri displays generalized land use data forming a brightly colored backdrop for […]
The possibilities of uses for the awesome Story Map technology seem endless! Case in point, this past week the Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) published a “Super Bowl Celebrity watch” map. The map encouraged people who had a celebrity sighting in Houston during Super Bowl week festivities to share a photo on the map – very clever!
Cartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their maps. This is all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate their work (See Esri, Make Maps People Want to Look at). However, in this new era of social sharing, it […]
Sadly, baseball season has come to an end (yup, and yours truly is indeed a huge ball fan and a little lost today with the end of the MLB season) and WOW, did the season end on a high note with an Epic win by the Cubs to cap off a dream season. For the […]