ArcGIS Solutions

What's New in ArcGIS Solutions (November 2021 Release)

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In the November 2021 release, you will find several new ArcGIS Solutions for state and local governments, utilities, and public safety agencies.  There are also many enhancements to the existing solution portfolio that can be leveraged by organizations of all types.

New ArcGIS Solutions

Here is a quick summary of what’s new in the November release:

District Energy Data Management

District Energy Data Management can be used to map district heating and cooling assets, edit data, view system maps in the field and office, view asset reports, and collaborate with map notes.

If you would like to perform network traces or require other capabilities provided with the Utility Network, Esri also released a District Energy Utility Network Foundation solution that can be used to accelerate an ArcGIS Utility Network implementation.

Electric Underground Inspections

Electric Underground Inspections can be used to conduct inspection campaigns and monitor the condition of electric underground assets.

The Underground Inspection Center is used to manage inspection campaigns.

Opioid Epidemic Outreach

Opioid Epidemic Outreach can be used to inventory prevention and treatment resources, communicate the severity of the epidemic, and promote resources available to those in need.

The Opioid Epidemic Outreach site is used to communicate the extent of epidemic.

Park Infrastructure Management

Park Infrastructure Management can be used to inventory park assets, understand asset condition, and communicate changing asset conditions that impact park services.

The Park Field Map is used to inventory park assets and document asset conditions.

Social Equity Analysis

Social Equity Analysis can be used to identify and analyze demographics, assets, conditions, and outcomes to optimize plans for community investment.

The Social Equity Analysis project is used to generate an equity index.

Tree Management

Tree Management can be used to inventory publicly owned trees, streamline inspection and maintenance activities, understand conditions, cultivate a volunteer workforce, and inform the public.

The Tree Viewer is used to understand the condition of publicly owned trees.

Walkout Survey

Walkout Survey can be used to streamline the management of communication walkout surveys and quickly evaluate the feasibility of proposed broadband expansion projects.

The Walkout Survey Center is used to manage walkout surveys and monitor progress.

Winter Weather Operations

Winter Weather Operations can be used to develop winter weather response plans, monitor winter weather operations in real-time, share near real-time road status updates, and track vehicle locations and materials used during winter weather events.

The Winter Operations Center is used to monitor activities during weather events.

Winter Weather Outreach

Winter Weather Outreach can be used to share winter response plans, communicate route status updates, and solicit winter weather requests for service from the public.

The Safe Winter Roads site is used to share winter weather plans and road status.

Winter Weather Operations and Winter Weather Outreach work together and provide a comprehensive system that can be used to develop winter weather response plans, monitor winter weather operations, respond to requests for service, and communicate progress during winter weather events.

Enhanced ArcGIS Solutions

But that’s not all.  Several other solutions were also updated in this release:

We also renamed our collection of utility data management solutions to reduce confusion and make it easier to understand their intended use.

Learn more about any general improvements, lifecycle changes and issues that have also been addressed in this release.

Rich Gallery Experience

In the November release, we also launched a new product gallery that allows you to browse the entire collection of ArcGIS Solutions before logging in to your ArcGIS organization. Browse the gallery of solutions available for each industry or search for a specific solution you are interested in.  Once you locate a solution, read more about the business value it provides, capabilities included, and see if the solution is available in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.  When ready, quickly deploy the solution in your ArcGIS organization.

This new and improved gallery experience is now available in the ArcGIS Solutions app.  You will find the ArcGIS Solutions app in the app launcher when you log in to your ArcGIS Online organization.  The app can also be added to ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9 and 10.9.1 portals.

Visit our product destination for more information.

About the author

Scott is the Manager of the ArcGIS Solutions team and also leads the development of ArcGIS Solutions for State and Local Governments. He has been with Esri since 2008.

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