Smarter Forms, Smarter Data Collection

ArcGIS Survey123 is a complete, formcentric solution for creating, sharing, and analyzing surveys. It replaces unreliable paper-based data collection workflows. Survey123 is a trustworthy digital solution that fits the needs of personnel in diverse environments, even the most remote workplaces. Given how interest in Survey123 is growing in the user community worldwide, we are holding this technical workshop in Asia Pacific (APAC)-friendly hours. Join us each Friday morning, and go from zero to pro with Survey123.

Session 1

Creating Your First ArcGIS Survey123 Online Survey

Date: October 15, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

In this session you will learn how organizations worldwide are adopting ArcGIS Survey123 to quickly and effectively gather data through online surveys. Using a web browser, you will learn how to create online surveys yourself. Survey123 online surveys can be created in a matter of minutes, and information captured can be visualized and analyzed immediately. No matter what your area of expertise is, proficiency in using the power of Survey123 online surveys is a great skill to have. It can help you make a positive impact in the way your organization works. Create forms for routine asset inspections, damage assessments, COVID-19 business continuity surveys, asset map inventories, code violation reports, and more.

 

Agenda

  • Tour of use cases across multiple industries
  • How to build a survey using a designer: a natural-disaster damage report for citizens
  • How to share and secure your survey
  • Using your online survey from the web
  • Viewing, analyzing, and downloading results

 

Prerequisite: No previous ArcGIS experience needed. 

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Session 2

Introduction to Workflow Automation with ArcGIS Survey123 and Microsoft Power Automate

Date: October 22, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

ArcGIS Survey123 smart forms help you capture data. What happens after data gets submitted is up to you. In this session, you will learn how to easily automate tasks when data is submitted from Survey123 and how to integrate that data with tools you likely use every day: Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Teams, and so forth. We will use Survey123 and Microsoft Power Automate to send emails, load data into Excel, and more—all from Survey123 data!

 

Agenda

  • Introduction to workflow automation with Survey123 and Microsoft Power Automate
  • Automating email notifications (survey submitted, email sent)
  • Instant data transfer (survey submitted, data added into Excel)
  • Working with Survey123 and Microsoft Teams

 

Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with Survey123 is required.

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Session 3

Understanding ArcGIS Survey123 Reports

Date: October 29, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

ArcGIS Survey123 includes powerful reporting capabilities, allowing you to create professional-looking documents from your data. In this session, you will learn how to create your own report templates. Learn how to include tables, maps, and photos in your reports. Learn how to refine the look and feel of your reports and how to use the Survey123 website to create and trigger your reports.

 

Agenda

  • Quick intro to Survey123 reports
  • Individual versus summary reports
  • Basic syntax
  • Working with maps and images 
  • Working with summary tables

 

Prerequisite: Previous experience with Survey123 is required. Attendees of session 1 are OK to attend. 

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Session 4

Introduction to Field Data Collection with ArcGIS Survey123

Date: November 5, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

ArcGIS Survey123 includes a robust mobile app to streamline field data capture. Organizations worldwide are leveraging this app to support asset inspections, damage assessments, and all sorts of field data-collection efforts. In this session, you will learn how to configure your Survey123 smart forms to support offline workflows, and you will discover other fundamental aspects of the mobile app.

 

Agenda

  • Tour of smart forms in the field app
  • Using the app
    • Downloading projects
    • Downloading maps
    • Working online and offline
    • Collect versus draft versus out-box versus sent 
    • Tips on working with the map—tap-and-hold techniques
  • Using Survey123 Connect to configure custom maps
    • Online maps
    • Offline maps—linked content versus media folder copy

Prerequisites: Previous experience with Survey123 is required. Attendees of session 1 are OK to attend. Users must have the Survey123 app installed on their mobile device. 

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Session 5

Introduction to Survey123 Connect and XLSForms

Date: November 12, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

Survey123 Connect is a desktop tool designed to help you author sophisticated ArcGIS Survey123 smart forms. Join this session to learn the basics of Survey123 and XLSForms.

 

Agenda

  • Basics of XLSForms and Survey123 Connect
  • Working with basic questions
  • Working with XLSForm expressions
  • Working with lists
  • Working with photos

 

 

Prerequisites: Previous experience with Survey123 is required. Attendees of session 1 are OK to attend. Users must have the Survey123 app installed on their mobile device as well as Survey123 Connect installed on their Mac or Windows computer. 

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Session 6

Modeling Routine Asset Inspections with ArcGIS Survey123

Date: November 19, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (GMT+8)

Location: Virtual Asia Pacific

Cost: Free

Join this session to learn how to model routine asset inspections with ArcGIS Survey123. This is an advanced session designed for existing Survey123 users.

 

Agenda

  • Overview of routine asset inspection workflows
  • Configuring Survey123 with your own map
  • Configuring the in-box in your survey
  • Using the in-box from the Survey123 field app

 

Prerequisites: Previous experience with Survey123 is required. Attendees of session 1 are OK to attend. Users must have the Survey123 app installed on their mobile device as well as Survey123 Connect installed on their Mac or Windows computer. 

 

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