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Friday
Aug072015

A month of handy hints for ArcGIS users

The Esri training team ran a tip a day in June and have pulled them together in a blog article. A couple of the desktop ones are things I’d used recently on a project to make life easier. The list is well worth a look, there might be something that makes things quicker or easier for you.

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Monday
Aug032015

New OS Open Basemaps available for free in ArcGIS Online

Updated on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 4:22PM by Registered CommenterAlasdair Hind

With the latest release of ArcGIS Online you now automatically get access to free high quality basemaps for Great Britain. We created the new basemaps using the latest Ordnance Survey Open Data products. There are five new basemaps, all designed to be used as background mapping and provide a seamless map view from national level to street level with a consistent style.

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Friday
Jul312015

An introduction to OS Open Rivers and OS Open Roads in ArcGIS

Ordnance Survey has recently released a new range of Open Data products. This post will focus on how you can use the OS Open Rivers and OS Open Roads datasets. They provide detailed views of the watercourses and road network in Great Britain and are supplied for free as open data. Both datasets work well to simply bring context to your map. I will also show you how you can use the data for effective analysis by setting up a network.

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Friday
Jul032015

Smart Mapping in ArcGIS Online

Back in March, Smart Mapping was added to ArcGIS Online. One of the aims is to make it easier to produce effective maps of your data, but it also adds sophisticated style options to ArcGIS Online. If you haven’t looked at it yet, or have only used a few bits, it’s worth taking a look through the series of blog posts on it.

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Thursday
Jun252015

Esri UK Open Data Portal Update

Updated on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 5:19PM by Registered CommenterAlasdair Hind

You might have noticed the ESRI UK Open Data Portal had a little make-over recently. If this your first time hearing about our Esri UK Open Data Portal site, I urge you to have a look around, you might find something you like! A new Education theme has been added and the site includes some beta features of ArcGIS Open Data.

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