What’s coming in the September update of ArcGIS Online

Source: ArcGIS Resources 22nd Aug 2013

What’s coming in the September update of ArcGIS Online

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We are planning an update to ArcGIS Online on September 17.  The purpose of this communication is to provide you with information ahead of the update about planned changes, enhancements and new features. An additional communication will be shared approximately one week before the update as a reminder along with final notes on what you can expect.  Here’s what we currently have planned for the update:

Launch of ArcGIS Marketplace

ArcGIS Marketplace will provide an organization with an easier way to discover and access apps and data for use within the ArcGIS platform.  ArcGIS Marketplace will be a one stop for data from organizations such as DigitalGlobe, RapidEye, and Esri, as well as apps created by Esri partners, Esri and our distributors.  Apps and data in the marketplace are all specifically built to leverage and enhance what your organization can do with ArcGIS Online and will include paid and free apps, and many apps will have free trials. The launch of ArcGIS Marketplace may not coincide with the ArcGIS Online update but is planned for sometime in September.

Map viewer improvements

  • Easier access to a gallery of Esri map layers from the Add button in the map viewer.
  • The ability to reorder map layers in TOC and legend using drag and drop.
  • An interactive Geosearch experience that suggests places in a list as you type in the request.

ArcGIS ready-to-use layers and tools

  • Basemaps will be updated content for Australia and New Zealand.
  • The World Imagery Map will include new DigitalGlobe content.
  • Additional landscape layers including forty new image services focusing on critical habitat, species range, and soils plus four new dynamic maps services, including hazardous waste, aquifers, and coal fields.
  • Developer APIs and Widgets including samples will be available for Spatial Analysis.
  • Enhanced performance and scalability for analysis services and traffic maps
  • Routing will be available for these additional countries: Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America.

Enterprise Logins

Help will include steps for configuring OpenAM 10.1.0 and NetIQ Access Manager 3.2 as your Enterprise Login provider.

Other enhancements

  • ArcGIS Online will support two additional languages: Czech and Finnish.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.


Developers will be able to preview the new GeoTriggers service.

We will share another communication in early September so you can stay on top of what’s happening with this update of ArcGIS Online.

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