00:01Well, the next demonstration is an annual favorite.
00:03It needs no other introduction other than saying, The Top 10 Countdown of productivity improvements.
00:10So please welcome Ismael Chivite.
00:13Thank you, John. Thank you, John.
00:18Ranking number 10 in the ArcGIS for Server and Desktop countdown is labeling.
00:23Many of you are familiar with the standard labeling engine in ArcGIS.
00:27It will allow you to display text on your maps.
00:30While this engine is okay for many, it won't be enough for the most challenging maps.
00:36You can tell I have some missing labels and other posting problems here.
00:41Well, the standard labeling engine has really no comparison with Maplex.
00:46Maplex is an advanced, rule-based text placement engine.
00:50It will allow you to create more beautiful maps and, of course, get rid of many of these issues that you would see...
00:57...with the standard labeling engine.
00:59The reason for this is that Maplex leverages many advanced options so you can better control the positioning of your labels...
01:08...set conflict resolution rules, and also assign fitting strategies for your text.
01:15The news in 10.1 is that you can set this labeling engine as the default for all of your maps...
01:22...because in 10.1, Maplex is included with all editions of ArcGIS Desktop.
01:34Number 9 is about better legends, and watch out if you create map books.
01:39Legends as you know them today are static.
01:42They will typically display all the legends on your data.
01:46In 10.1, however, we can play a little trick.
01:50With it, you will be able to make sure that all the classes displayed in your legend...
01:59...give me a second here; my hand's a little bit shaky.
02:03We will make sure that the classes displayed in your legend are exactly the ones that show up in your map.
02:11We call these dynamic legends.
02:22Number 8 is representative of the many desktop enhancements to make your life much easier.
02:29Say you want to set the coordinate system of your map.
02:32Up until 10.1, you will need to navigate over 4,967 coordinate systems that we ship with the software.
02:40In 10.1, you can simply type in a keyword, such as UTM, and there you go.
02:49If you clapped, it's probably because you know your UTM zone by heart, but for those of us that don't, like me...
02:56...I'm going to use the new spatial filter capability to make sure only the UTM zone that is relevant to my map shows up.
03:09If you administer geodatabases, you are really going to love number 7.
03:13We have added a new dialog in ArcGIS Desktop.
03:16It's called the Geodatabase Administration dialog.
03:19It will show you all the tables, all the versions in your database as a table but also as a tree view.
03:29You will be able to find out who is connected to your database, from which machine and since when, and if that is not enough...
03:36...you can right-click on a connection and view the logs, what is logged on your table.
03:43And this is what I really love.
03:45If you have the permissions and you really, really need it, you can go ahead, right-click, and disconnect the user.
04:00Number 6 is about editing enhancements in ArcGIS Desktop.
04:03I'm going to share with you a couple of things.
04:05The first one is my favorite new tool in the editing environment in 10.1.
04:10It's called Align To Shape.
04:12Let me show you how it works.
04:14First, you are going to define a shape.
04:17This is the shape you want other features to align to. Done.
04:25Next, you are going to define the features that are going to align to your shape, say these forestry polygons.
04:33Look carefully at the map as I change the snapping tolerance from 5 meters to 15 to 30.
04:44Exactly what I needed.
04:46I'm going to align and close.
04:55The second aspect I really like about editing in Desktop in 10.1 is called editor tracking.
05:00The beauty of editor tracking is that when you enable it in your databases...
05:04...we are going to keep track of what people do on your data.
05:08So as I was making changes in this database, look at this polygon: my name is associated now with the feature...
05:15...telling that I changed the feature for the last time, and also the time at which the transaction happened.
05:22Do you like that?
05:29Number 5 is close to number 6, but it works on your mobile device and also on the web.
05:38I'm going to log in to this web-based mapping application.
05:41I will use my credentials, and now that the system knows who I am, I can go ahead and start adding features to the database.
05:51Now, you will notice that as I add this new feature, the system is automatically associating my name with the feature.
05:59That is editor tracking on the web.
06:03Now, the web is going to take editor tracking one step farther.
06:08You can enable something that we call ownership-based data access control.
06:12It's a little bit mouthful, but it really means that you will be able to control who can edit what.
06:19So yesterday, I created this feature; hence, it belongs to me, it has my name in it.
06:24I'm going to click on it and just change an attribute. Easy.
06:29This feature belongs to Joe.
06:31I'm going to click on it to change its attributes.
06:34Not possible; it's read-only for me.
06:36The only person that can change this feature is actually Joe.
06:40So I'm going to log in again into the application, now using Joe's credentials.
06:46I will click on Joe's feature, and now I can edit it.
06:58Number 4 is about a better server.
07:01ArcGIS Server 10.1 ships with an entirely new architecture.
07:06It is 64 bit, it's much easier to install, administer, and configure.
07:12This new server has been optimized so it works better in highly virtualized environments and also in the cloud.
07:20Number 3 is about performance, performance, performance.
07:24I will show you three examples where the speed of GIS services in 10.1 is going to be completely redefined for you.
07:33In the first one, I'm going to put 10.1 side by side with ArcGIS 10...
07:38...and I'm going to compare the speed of geoprocessing services, particularly viewshed.
07:44Three, two, one.
07:49You can tell it's faster.
07:53Of course, this means higher throughput, better scalability, but also new user experiences.
08:01Look at the viewshed; look at how I can perform on-the-fly analysis as I change the elevation of the tower.
08:08Raster analysis on the fly.
08:13In the second example, I don't think I need to compare anything, because it speaks by itself.
08:26This is routing on a network dataset that has over 120 million streets.
08:31And this one is interesting. In this case I'm displaying dynamically 150,000 customers in this map.
08:38The chart is aggregating the customers by type and also is aggregating the total revenue within the extent.
08:44The map and the chart are connected, so every time I change the map, we send a spatial query to the database...
08:51...and we get the chart updated.
08:54To really appreciate the speed of these spatial data queries, I'm going to draw a custom area of interest.
09:12Now, I have a little button here; it's called Go Big.
09:17With this button, I can move from 150,000 to 50 million features.
09:24That's what I'm displaying here, 50 million customers.
09:29Now let's do the simple query again.
09:33You see that?
09:40Number 2 is about functional enhancements.
09:42Of course, ArcGIS Server 10.1 ships many.
09:45I want to share with you just one.
09:47In this case, I have a web application.
09:49It's showing some basemaps and operational layers on top.
09:52I also can add some annotations; those are just graphics.
09:57I'm going to use a new tool, an enhanced printing tool that ships with ArcGIS Server 10.1.
10:04I'm going to set a title for my map.
10:10I'm going to define which ArcMap layout I want for my map.
10:15I want to set the format and also the exact scale at which I want to print my map on paper.
10:23This is leveraging a completely out-of-the-box new print service for ArcGIS Server.
10:28No more coding to create high-quality printouts on the web.
10:38Now, number 1, can you guess?
10:41We have been talking about it the whole morning.
10:43Number 1, of course, is sharing.
10:45Why? Well, because with sharing, all the components of ArcGIS really come together.
10:51For you ArcGIS Desktop users, we have enhanced the way you can share your work on the web.
10:56It's as simple as sharing as a service, from maps to geoprocessing models.
11:02That is very important, but almost more importantly is the new experience that ArcGIS 10.1 delivers to you...
11:10...ArcGIS Online, so you can make your work much more accessible to people within your organization.
Ten More Reasons to Get ArcGIS 10.1
Ismael Chivite reviews the top ten productivity improvements for ArcGIS 10.1.
- Recorded: Jul 23rd, 2012
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- Published: Aug 30th, 2012
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