Two of Esri’s principal GIS viewing products, ArcGIS Explorer Desktop and ArcGIS Online, offer a variety of tools for both business and personal use. Tracey Dash takes a look at some of the key differences between the two programs.
A new plugin has just been released that gives those using WordPress the ability to embed maps from ArcGIS Online into their blogs. ArcGIS Online … Read more
Esri recently debuted the availability of Esri Maps for Office, a new component of its ArcGIS Online service that allows for the mapping of geographic … Read more
There is a huge amount of untapped geographic information stored within Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. With over one billion users of the popular spreadsheet software, that is a lot of data waiting to be mapped out. That said, the capability of mapping out that geographic data doesn’t necessarily need to be done through an external desktop GIS software application. There are a few solutions on the market that provide both free and cost-based mapping solutions that operate directly within Excel.
What is a basemap? The term basemap is see often in GIS and refers to a collection of GIS data and/or orthorectified imagery that form … Read more