Maps help you spot spatial patterns in your data so you can make better decisions and see where you need to take action. Maps also break down barriers and facilitate collaboration. ArcGIS helps you do all this with interactive, high-quality cartographic maps that you can easily create and share.
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Whether you're an analyst, developer, or line of business manager, you can create incredible-looking maps in minutes and securely share them. ArcGIS is the state-of-the-art platform for creating and delivering beautiful maps that emphasize what's important and use best practices in cartography.
You don't have to start from scratch to create custom maps. Make simple, focused, and responsive maps using drag and drop widgets in just a few minutes. Or you can pour your maps into a variety of templates created for your industry that show change over time, compare before and after imagery, and so much more.
Pull together data you have in spreadsheets and databases, then combine it with publicly available data, live data feeds, or data shared by other organizations. ArcGIS lets you to stack different types of data on top of each other to help you see relationships, patterns, and trends.
Where in the world is your data? Layer your data on top of world imagery, streets, topographic maps, or ocean basemaps. ArcGIS has basemaps in multiple cartographic styles designed to emphasize different views of the world. You can even create your own basemap.
Sometimes, seeing information in 3D can shed even more light on your data. For example, if you are assessing the shadow effect that a tall building will have on your city, or if you are trying to calculate sight lines for a new cell tower, having a 3D map is crucial. ArcGIS allows for easy switching between 2D and 3D.
Access the information you need in any situation. You can interact with mapping apps using a desktop computer, web browser, or smart phone. Whether you're working in a connected or disconnected environment, in a secure facility behind a firewall or using a public web site, the ArcGIS platform has you covered.