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Taking You Places

Published October 18, 2016 by gisi-admin
Published October 18th, 2016 By Jeff Galang and Chris Blinn GISinc - Taking You Places consists of a suite of applications and services from the ArcGIS platform, including ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, and the GeoForm application template t[...]

Part Two — Biggest GIS Challenges for Local Government

Published April 21, 2016 by Lori Page
In Part One of our series, we listed some of the biggest challenges we know local government GIS departments are facing. In this follow-up article, we want to share how local governments are in fact “working smarter, not harder” to overcome these[...]

Part One — Biggest GIS Challenges for Local Government

Published April 18, 2016 by Kaitlyn Thomas
Local governments across the nation continue to face a fundamental challenge to provide more with less. An influx in tax revenue has led local governments down a path of cutting budgets to fill the gaps — yet the demand for services and informa[...]

The Impacts of the 400 Foot COA on the GIS Community

Published April 6, 2016 by Brian Murphy
Only years ago, the collection and processing of orthoimagery to act as a base layer for geographic information systems (GIS) was limited to only those who could afford a plane and an expensive aerial camera, then came the emergence of drones to help[...]

2016 Esri Developer Summit – Day Three Recap

Published March 11, 2016 by Lori Page
Editor’s Note: The following is a summary of notes from GISinc’s developers at the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs.   Jason Worrel On this full day of sessions at the Esri Developer Summit, it was hard to pick something to cal[...]

2016 Esri Developer Summit – Day Two Recap

Published March 10, 2016 by Lori Page
Editor’s Note: The following is a summary of notes from GISinc’s developers at the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs. Be sure to stop by tomorrow for 3rd-day notes from the event.   Kevin Bupp A great speaker will often capture [...]

2016 Esri Developer Summit – Day One Recap

Published March 9, 2016 by Lori Page
Editor's Note: The following is a summary of notes from GISinc's developers at the Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs. Be sure to stop by tomorrow for 2nd-day notes from the event. Ryan Taylor One of the more interesting sessions that I atte[...]

Working With Web Appbuilder in Larger Teams – Part 2: Code Reuse and Dependency Management

Published August 14, 2015 by Lori Page
Overview In part 1, we outlined a basic workflow for adding custom functionality to a WAB application. One of the weaknesses of that process is the handling of dependencies; we assumed that our logic would either be included in the widget itself, or[...]

Working With Web Appbuilder in Larger Teams – Part 1: Basic Workflow

Published August 5, 2015 by Ian Firkin
Overview Esri’s Web AppBuilder (WAB) is a great tool for getting organizational data into the hands of users without a lot of overhead, and it can be extended when custom functionality is needed. For consultants working as part of a larger team, as[...]

Creating a Reusable Custom Toggle Button for Android Applications

Published February 18, 2015 by Corey Fields
Often during the creation of an Android application, a developer will need to create a settings page. This allows the app's user to change settings for the application that will persist to the next session, such as "enable my location" or "show map m[...]