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Summer 2003
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Explore the Suite of Data Products From Esri BIS

ArcGIS Business Analyst includes demographic data from Esri Business Information Solutions (Esri BIS). GIS users can benefit from the Esri BIS suite of data products and services that includes

  • Sourcebooks and Sourcebook·America with ArcReader—Hard-copy books and a CD version for viewing and analyzing demographic, consumer expenditure, and business data.
  • Call-in reports and data, mapping, and analytical services—Customers can buy "over the counter" from Esri BIS.
  • Online—At, clients can find a host of reporting, mapping, and analytical services with industry application services coming soon. Clients can use these services on a "pay-as-you-go" basis or with flexible subscription plans.
  • Desktop applications—Software that provides site analysis, simple mapping, geocoding and customer profiling, modeling, media planning, or merchandising.
  • Enterprise solutions—Combine data with desktop software and Web applications that meet the needs of the entire enterprise.

Additionally, Esri BIS meets the needs of users in many markets through CommunityInfo, a specialized set of data bundles (e.g., census data, demographic estimates, projections, consumer expenditures, and business data) for each of the following industries:

  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Financial
  • Insurance
  • Health care
  • Economic development
  • Homeland security

For more information about Esri BIS, please visit

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