Diana Lavery

(she/her/hers) Diana loves working with data. She has over a decade of experience as a practitioner of demography, sociology, economics, policy analysis, and GIS. Diana holds a BA in quantitative economics and an MA in applied demography. She is a senior product engineer on ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World's Policy Maps team. Diana enjoys strong coffee and clean datasets, usually simultaneously.

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Gender identity and sexual orientation data is now in Living Atlas

Gender identity and sexual orientation data for states and 15 largest metropolitan areas is now in ArcGIS Living Atlas.

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Updates coming to American Community Survey layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas (Spring 2022)

The American Community Survey (ACS) layers in ArcGIS Living Atlas will be updated in March 2022 with the newest 2016-2020 data from the Census.

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A SAS to Table conversion tool success story

Use the SAS to Table conversion tool to bring your SAS tables directly into Pro. No need to export and read in a CSV.

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How 8 Million+ Census 2020 Features were Hosted to ArcGIS Living Atlas

Learn how the Living Atlas team created items from U.S. Census Bureau's Redistricting data, and how you can also publish large datasets.

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Unclassed symbology is best for ranges, or data with uncertainty to it

Mapping data values with some uncertainty to them? Unclassed symbology honors this better than classed symbology.

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Census redistricting data and maps available in ArcGIS Living Atlas

From advocacy groups and citizens to official state redistricting commissions, all have access to this newly-released data through Living Atlas.

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Ethical considerations for surveys

Designing a survey and recruiting respondents can be challenging. Ethical considerations are a crucial part of this process.

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A drawing style designed for categorical data: Types

Types (unique symbols) is a drawing style best for categorical data, available in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise through Smart Mapping.

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Introducing UnemploymentPulse

UnemploymentPulse visualizes state and county unemployment rates as compact trend lines. Updated monthly.

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