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Sharpen Your GIS Skills

ArcGIS for Desktop users learn how to publish maps, tools and data to ArcGIS Online and turn GIS into Web GIS.
4.2 (334 ratings)
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10,361 students enrolled
Created by Esri Experts
Last updated 5/2015
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Expand your knowledge of the latest GIS tools and how you can take advantage of them.

Learn about the wealth of data, templates, and other resources available for your projects.

See examples of how and when to use basic to complex analysis tools to drive better decision making.

Get ideas for extracting more value and better information from your existing software and data.

Who is the target audience?
  • GIS Professionals, GIS Students, Everyone interested in GIS.
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to turn your desktop GIS into a complete Web GIS.
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  • ArcGIS for Desktop software
  • ArcGIS Online subscription
  • Free trial software is available at www.esri.com/products/free-trials
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 17 Lectures Collapse All 17 Lectures 02:21:34
Curator of Content
6 Lectures 45:54

Tim Craig and Harry Moore discuss how ArcGIS for Desktop users can publish their maps, tools, and data to ArcGIS Online and turn their Desktop GIS into a Web GIS.

Web GIS and the Desktop Professional

Harry Moore uses a volunteer recruitment example to demonstrate how to use ArcGIS for Desktop to access and use services available in ArcGIS Online for daily tasks.

Using ArcGIS Online in Desktop

Tim Craig describes the Community Maps Program and why you should participate in it.

The Community Maps Program

An emergency preparedness example is used to demonstrate the use of real-time data in GIS.

GeoEvent Processor

Tim Craig describes the ArcGIS for Home Use Program.

ArcGIS for Home Use breakdown

Tim Craig and Harry Moore use an asset management example to illustrate the use of the Collector for ArcGIS and Dashboard for ArcGIS apps.

Collector for ArcGIS
Configurable Resources
2 Lectures 17:46

Harry Moore shows how you can download and configure the Story Map template to tell your story using San Bernardino County Capital Improvement Projects as an example.

Story Maps

Tim Craig talks about the solutions templates available on the Esri Resource Center.

Esri Solution Templates
The Root of GIS is Spatial Analysis
9 Lectures 01:17:54

Harry Moore shows how to configure the Target Hazard Analysis template.

Target Hazard Analysis

Harry Moore demonstrates how to create a parcel viewer to share with others.

Hosted Parcel Viewer

Harry Moore shows how to use basic analysis tools such as clip, erase, and intersect to help with better decision making.

Spatial Analysis 101

Harry Moore uses the example of controlling an invasive species to illustrate the use of the buffer and optimized hot spot analysis tools.

Hot Spot Analysis

Lauren Bennett talks about how Spatial Analysis can help you do your job.

The Power of Spatial Analysis

Siting a mobile health clinic is used as example of using the location allocation analysis tools.

Location Allocation

Use image analysis and lidar to detect changes in your datasets.

Image Analysis and Lidar

Harry Moore shows how to use the Water Facilities Model for prioritizing infrastructure improvements.

Geometric Network

Tim Craig and Harry Moore suggest ways to get started with Web GIS in their closing remarks.

Wrap Up
About the Instructor
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