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ArcGIS Hub provides a two-way engagement platform to connect government and citizens.

Citizens need information. Leaders need input.


ArcGIS Hub can make a smart community even smarter, giving context and purpose to data. It organizes people, processes, and technology to meet the needs of citizens and governments.    

Translate aspirations into initiatives


With data-driven citizenship as a top priority, ArcGIS Hub engages governments and communities around policy initiatives to tackle pressing issues. This helps bring top priorities into focus.

Are you ready to get started? Answer seven short questions to reveal your organization’s Hub readiness and what you can do to take the next steps.

Hub Readiness Assessment

Give your community a goal to rally around

ArcGIS Hub extends your enterprise GIS and brings data-driven policy to life. The framework combines data, visualization, analytics, and collaboration technology. With ArcGIS Hub, you can:

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Create and launch initiatives

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Create and launch initiatives

Spend less time creating web pages and more time solving problems. Access ready-to-use templates to make websites for your initiatives. Get content and apps to show progress, plus tools to align your data to the apps. Or, use ArcGIS Hub's initiative builder experience to create custom initiatives.

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Put your open data to work

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Put your open data to work

Open data is a key component of ArcGIS Hub. Use Esri demographics and data from the Living Atlas of the World. Combine it with your open data to fuel the apps included in your initiative plans. Add your data to ArcGIS Hub apps to help citizens locate services or follow the flow of funding dollars.

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Get your citizens to participate

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Get your citizens to participate

People in your community can easily create accounts in your Hub using social media logins. Then, they can start collecting data or responding to your surveys and polls. Engagement dashboards measure community reach, show which tools are effective, and help refine your approach.

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Find better ways to tell stories

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Find better ways to tell stories

Use story maps, dashboards, and infographic reports to present data in intuitive ways, share information, measure progress, and show accountability. ArcGIS Hub is the engagement focal point for your community’s top issues and a place to publish the work your community creates together.

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Construct, repeat, and scale

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Construct, repeat, and scale

Once ArcGIS Hub is setup for your community, you can form initiative teams. Plan or attend initiative focused meetups and events. Keep building on the work you have already done. Then, start scaling to tackle your community’s biggest problems together.

ArcGIS Hub capabilities


ArcGIS Hub is a bridge between your government departments and the community it serves. Your foundational GIS work, done by internal departments, will help your entire community collaborate on projects.

Maps and apps

Make it easier for people to visualize the data you share about policies, desired outcomes, and initiatives.

Informative charts

Interactive Maps

Narrative Story Maps

Dashboards

Data-Driven Microsites

A place to collaborate

Use ArcGIS Hub as your engagement platform to connect with trusted members of the community.

Local Businesses

Universities

NGOs

Startups

Citizen Scientists

Capture data & input

Enlist ArcGIS Hub participants to gather the data you need in a useful digital format.

Initiative-Related Surveys

Development Proposals

Community Events and Meetups

Tools for innovation

Make it easy for others to find and use your community’s data.

Civic Developers

Volunteers

Students

Open Source Community

Be an innovation leader

Talk to an Esri expert to see how you can create a smarter, more engaged community with ArcGIS Hub or take this quick online Hub Readiness Assessment to see how far your city has to go on its Smart City journey.

Is your city ready for ArcGIS Hub?

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Talk to an Esri expert

Outside the United States? Contact your local Esri office