ArcGIS Insights

What's new in ArcGIS Insights 2022.3

ArcGIS Insights combines data visualization and analysis to accelerate decision making. From interactive charts and maps to advanced analytics, Insights offers a wide array of capabilities to help you understand your data, answer important questions, and create interactive reports.

The Insights 2022.3 release (November 2022) includes map labels, layer effects, and updates to data engineering. Keep reading to learn more about these new features so you can try them out the next time you use Insights.

Map labels

Labels can now be added for features on maps using Single symbol, Unique values, Counts and amounts (size), or Counts and amounts (color). Labels can be configured to change the font, placement, visible range, and halo effect. Overlapping labels can also be removed to reduce clutter on maps with dense or small features.

Graduated symbols on a map with the value of the symbol labeled
The count of park ranger responses within each park boundary.

Layer effects

Bloom and drop shadow effects are now supported for all map types except link maps. Layer effects are used to create eye-catching maps and draw attention to specific features. Bloom and drop shadow effects include preset configurations plus options to customize the effects.

A map with glowing point features around Las Vegas and a map of Bolivia with a drop shadow outline
Left: City lights bloom effect applied to point values. Right: Soft focus drop shadow used to create a locator map.

Data engineering

The second preview release of data engineering includes enable location by coordinates and address, the ability to refresh datasets in a data model, and changes to the interface for dataset tools.

To see an example workflow using data engineering in Insights, watch this video:

Other updates

More resources

You can now access these and several other enhancements in ArcGIS Insights. For a full list of new features, visit What’s new in the Insights help documentation.

We love hearing from you! Visit Esri Community to ask questions, access resources, and submit ideas for new features you want to see in Insights.

About the author

Vicki Lynn Cove is a documentation writer for ArcGIS Insights and Map Viewer analysis at Esri's Research and Development Centre in Ottawa, Canada. She has a background in biology, English literature, and GIS. In her spare time, Vicki Lynn enjoys fibre arts, playing her guitar, and the outdoors.

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