ArcGIS for Microsoft 365

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The Microsoft and ArcGIS component integrations have a single home in the ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 product family.

With ArcGIS for Microsoft 365, you can implement spatial analytics in your day-to-day Microsoft workflows. Map your ArcGIS for Excel data, find your documents geographically using ArcGIS for SharePoint, broaden your business insights using ArcGIS for Power BI, and collaborate on maps with ArcGIS for Teams. Many of these processes can be made even easier using ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate.

ArcGIS for Excel

Bring ArcGIS location services and mapping capabilities, such as ArcGIS Living Atlas and ArcGIS Online, into Microsoft Excel. Create an interactive map that includes data from spreadsheet rows and ArcGIS layers without leaving the Excel environment. Then, publish and share the map to your ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise organization. On the ArcGIS tab in Microsoft Excel, you can use ArcGIS tools to create and manage maps, run functions for analyzing data including demographics around features, and add data from pivot tables for visualization on a map.

ArcGIS for Excel tools
ArcGIS for Excel user interface and tools
ArcGIS for Excel - Function Builder tool
ArcGIS for Excel Function Builder tool

Top capabilities

ArcGIS for Excel includes the following:

ArcGIS for Power BI

ArcGIS for Power BI can enhance your business data. Take your company insights to the next level with the built-in spatial analytics capabilities of ArcGIS for Power BI. Accurately geoenable your report data, make area-based decisions, customize your map layout, and understand the demographics and community details surrounding your data points.

ArcGIS for Power BI user interface and tools
Use ArcGIS for Power BI to integrate infographics, reference layers, and demographic data with your report.

Top capabilities

You can do the following with ArcGIS for Power Bi:

ArcGIS for SharePoint

Many organizations use Microsoft SharePoint as a document management and intranet platform to store, collaborate, and share information internally and externally. Adding ArcGIS for SharePoint allows you to embed data-driven maps and to explore and share content. Improve team and project communication by adding data from Microsoft SharePoint lists, creating dynamic maps for your Microsoft SharePoint site, and using geotag and geosearch capabilities.

ArcGIS for SharePoint tools
ArcGIS for SharePoint user interface and symbology
ArcGIS for SharePoint - Geotag and geosearch
ArcGIS for SharePoint with geotag and geosearch capability

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Top capabilities

You can do the following with ArcGIS for SharePoint:

ArcGIS for Teams

Explore ArcGIS maps and data in Microsoft Teams during a meeting or chat session. Interact with the chat bot to search for ArcGIS apps, data, and maps to collaborate and share with members of your team. Use ArcGIS for Teams to distribute maps and other ArcGIS content to members of your organization.

ArcGIS for teams user interface
With ArcGIS for Teams, you can search for and share content during a meeting, in a chat, or on a team channel.

Top capabilities

You can do the following with ArcGIS for Teams

ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate allows you to manage your data and automate your workflows in a no-code/low-code environment. Use ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate to simplify and enhance your workflows by accessing GeoEnrichment services, geocoding, routing services, and more. You can use a variety of actions and triggers using your ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Developer account.

ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate
ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate in Microsoft apps store
Microsoft SharePoint Locate workflow
ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate actions and triggers

Top capabilities

You can do the following with ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate:

Access ArcGIS for Microsoft 365

ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 can be accessed on a component-by-component basis:

Note: You need a Microsoft Power Automate account with premium connector access to use ArcGIS Connectors for Power Automate.

When enabled in an organization, Azure Active Directory (AAD) authentication can be linked with ArcGIS to provide a seamless sign-on experience for you to access ArcGIS capabilities in Microsoft SharePoint, Excel, Power BI, Teams, and Power Automate.

ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 documentation and more

To learn more about the ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 components—such as system requirements and full descriptions of each component’s capabilities—visit the ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 documentation site.

Check out the Five Ways to Use Location Intelligence with Microsoft Applications e-book.

You can also read our latest blog articles, interact with experts, take a survey, learn about ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 components, get peer-to-peer feedback, and find answers to software questions on the Esri Community site.

Here is a list of the ArcGIS for Microsoft 365 Esri Community pages:

About the authors

Zoya is a Product Engineering Writer for ArcGIS for Microsoft 365. A lifelong Yinzer, she is passionate about public transit, technology, and urban planning. She has been with Esri since 2022, loves cats, and likes to say she's somewhat like the "Carrie Bradshaw of maps".

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Mrinmayee "Minu" Bharadwaj has been with Esri since 2015. She is a Product Engineer: Documentation for Microsoft Integration apps. She was previously a Writer in Professional Services for ArcGIS Maritime and ArcGIS Aviation. She holds degrees in Psychology, English and Geography. She's passionate about technology and languages, and is fluent in French and German. She loves exploring new places, hiking, movies, books and a solid cup of tea.

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