Allen Carroll

Allen founded the story maps team at Esri. Prior to joining Esri in 2010, he worked at National Geographic for 27 years in a variety of positions, including art director of National Geographic Magazine and chief cartographer at National Geographic Maps.

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Employing, and enjoying, sidecar’s docked and floating panel layouts

Sidecar, one of the immersive blocks in ArcGIS StoryMaps, now features two layouts. Here are some thoughts about how best to utilize them.

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Organizing by location—twice

Double georeferencing—locating items within a museum or zoo as well as their place or area of origin—provides opportunities for storytelling.

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Announcing the winners of the 2019 StoryMapper of the Year competition

Announcing, and describing, the winner and finalists in the 2019 StoryMapper of the Year Competition

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Recreating a classic story with ArcGIS StoryMaps

How to create a story using ArcGIS StoryMaps that was previously published using the classic apps

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The pleasures of 3D storytelling with ArcGIS StoryMaps

A virtual tour of Manhattan history offers lessons and insights about creating narratives in 3D

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Celebrating diversity with ‘dots on a map’

The making of—and the significance of—a story map celebrating America's rich cultural heritage

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Judging the StoryMapper of the Year contest

Meet the distinguished guest judges for the 2019 StoryMapper of the Year Contest

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The new ArcGIS StoryMaps has arrived

With the general availability of ArcGIS StoryMaps, we on the StoryMaps team are eagerly forging ahead into future of storytelling. Join us!

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Skill for Good: Matching Storytellers with Cause-Driven Nonprofits

Esri is collaborating with Democracy Labs to build a network of skilled storytellers to assist nonprofits.

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