Diana Lavery

Diana loves working with data! She has over a decade of experience as a practitioner of demography, sociology, economics, policy analysis, and GIS - making her a true social science quantoid. Diana holds a BA in quantitative economics and an MA in applied demography. She has been with Esri as a product engineer on Esri's Living Atlas and Policy Maps teams since 2017. Diana enjoys strong coffee and clean datasets, usually simultaneously.

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Turn Raw Data into a Feature Layer

There are multiple ways to turn a flat file of raw data into a feature layer in ArcGIS Online.

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Smart Choices for Basemaps and Color Ramps When Mapping Demographic Data

Highlight significant areas on your map by creating a high contrast between the basemap and your layer symbology.

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My First Impressions of ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro

Running a multi-step procedure of geoprocessing tools over and over again? ModelBuilder lets you store your entire process!

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Explore, Collect and Share Maps About Issues Important to Your Community

Esri’s new Maps for Public Policy site gives you instant access to hundreds of policy maps that reveal important facts about your community.

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Make your work easy to find, understand, and use by others

Some simple ways to take your Item's Details Page from empty to complete and increase the visibility of your items.

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Mapping American Community Survey (ACS) Data Just Got Easier

Over 900 attributes from the ACS are available at your fingertips, including many of the new computer ownership and internet connectivity fields!

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Apply Filters to Make Living Atlas Layers Work For You

By applying filters to Living Atlas layers that contain data for all the US, you can subset only the features that you need to analyze and map.

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Women’s Geospatial Forum Now On GeoNet

We are excited to announce one of the newest communities on GeoNet: The Women's Geospatial Forum.

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The Census Bureau Gives You Margins of Error, We Help You Map Them

Explore a few different options for incorporating the accuracy (or uncertainty!) of your data in your web maps.

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