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Making Sense of the 2014 Esri International User Conference

Esri is growing. Its user base is growing, too. In any relationship, as the partners grow and change, new challenges appear. Some of these challenges reared their heads at this year’s Esri International User Conference. Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg explains.

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News and Analysis

Update 2: Esri Announces MOOC: Going Places with Spatial Analysis

More info via various sources. Suggestion to Esri: It'd sure be nice if all of this information was on the MOOC home page. Start date: Sept 3 (via Learn ArcGiS) MOOC guest lecturers: (via @esrimooc):   David Gadsden - Esri Nonprofit Program coordinator....Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: Geotech in PhysEd, TSA Geographic Literacy, Map Projections

Geospatial in Phys Ed? Danielle Grant, a Potsdam, NY elementary school physical education teacher has been named the 2014 New York State Physical Education Teacher of the Year. She's high tech: Grant uses pedometers, pulse sticks, GPS units, gaming systems,...Read more

Takeaways from the Esri Education GIS Conference 2014

Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg attended Esri’s 15th annual Education GIS Conference last week in San Diego. She shares some ideas and innovations from the conference sessions and a suggestion for next year.

Demographics Meet Lifestyles: Psychographics in a Social World

In the late 1980's, the book, The Clustering of America by Michael Weiss had an immense impact on my career. It was a fascinating look at how people migrate to neighborhoods of similar background, interest and socio-economic status. Today it might seem obvious but...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: Certificate of Competency, Geo for All grows, MS Students Win

Certificate of Competence in GIS from Hawaii Institutions Starting this August, UH Maui College, Hawai‘i Community College and Kaua‘i Community College will offer two accelerated, eight-week credit courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) leading to a...Read more

Esri Insider Blog

Esri and SAP?A New Frontier in Decision Analytics

At the 2014 Esri UC, SAP and Esri announced continued progress toward our goal of deeply integrating GIS solutions with SAP platforms and enterprise applications through shared innovation across the SAP HANA, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI), and SAP Mobile … Continue reading

Showcase Showdown: Hey, did you check this out? It was so rad.

It’s a geogeek playground! We combed the Esri UC Showcase to find some of the coolest stuff. We felt amazed, inspired, and kind of geeky about what we found. Here?s a roundup. Trip Out! Virtual Reality like Never Before It?s … Continue reading

A yogi, a truck driver and a realtor walk into a conference ?

How a new kind of business intelligence is driving business success through happy people, health communities and a better bottom line Close to 400 people put their businesses on the map at the Esri Business Summit, starting on Saturday, July … Continue reading

GIS Kids Are Super!

Kylie Miller and Rikki Vaughn are fourth graders, but they can drive ArcMap like pros. The two students from Sonora Elementary in Arkansas recently learned how to make GIS maps. They used their newfound skills to pitch a business idea … Continue reading

14 Moments from the Esri UC Plenary You Shouldn?t Forget

The first day! Esri UC kicks off with so much energy?new technology, inspirational user stories, big-name speakers, and clear direction for the future. Here?s a list of 14 moments from the 2014 Esri UC Plenary you?ll want to remember. Plenary … Continue reading

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