Thursday, February 27, 2014

Esri Federal Conference Videos

From Charlie Fitzpatrick, Esri Schools Program Manager:

Esri event videos are great for seeing what is possible and what is coming. Videos from the recent Esri Federal Conference are now online:

4 videos that may be of interest:

Our Technology (3:42) -- high-level presentation of our technology
Landscape Apps (7:49) -- powerful analysis of landscape content, in a browser
ArcGIS Pro (11:42) -- new app coming this summer
3D Everywhere (4:56) -- totally cool! 3D in a standard browser

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New ArcGIS Training Videos

Esri posted some new training videos about doing exploration and analysis using online tools. These "seminars" are free, requiring just an Esri Global ID to log in:

Gain Geographic Insight with ArcGIS Online Analysis Tools

Create Enhanced Information Products with Esri Maps for Office

Here is a video covering Esri content with Jack Dangermond and Suzanne Foss

Finally, Landscape Analyst is now available from the Esri Marketplace

Original post by Charlie Fitzpatrick, Esri Schools Program Manager

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Congress App Challenge

From Esri Schools Manager Charlie Fitzpatrick: 

Congress wants kids to create apps! Show this to your high school and middle school audiences, CTE friends, guidance counselors, computer science colleagues, and mobile app junkies. Esri has many tools for building map-based apps. This is a fabulous opportunity to share how geotools and geographic thinking help to solve problems.

Register for the App Challenge at

Friday, January 24, 2014

Search for GIS Books and Tutorials

From Esri Schools Manager Charlie Fitzpatrick:

Esri Press has a downloadable catalog and an app (both facilitate browsing), and offers desk copies to instructors. These resources are especially valuable for CTE instructors working with ArcGIS Desktop. 
For instance, there's a great new book integrating GIS and remote sensing. Go to for more. 

Monday, January 6, 2014

ArcGIS Online Updates

ArcGIS Online has been updated with new features and enhancements for configuring applications, authoring web maps, administering your organization, and more.

Check what's new in ArcGIS Online here.

Original post by Bern Szukalski, ArcGIS Resources