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Episode 9: What’s New-A-Palooza

Season 1 | Episode 9: What’s New-A-Palooza

Our GeoGeeks count down their favourite new enhancements in ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise and our field apps. 

What's Making Us Mappy [3:45]  

Our hosts share one cool thing that is catching their eye in the world of ArcGIS. 

Maggie gives a shout out to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World, the foremost collection of the best geographical maps, apps, and data layers from across Canada and around the world

Mark shares some love for the Analysis widget in ArcGIS Experience Builder. This new widget adds analysis tools to your apps where you can access dozens of built-in tools or execute your own custom geoprocessing tools. 


Rotation of Esri Canada panelists share what's new in ArcGIS technology.  

Esri has recently released a whole bunch of new updates to our technology.  To bring you up-to-date with all the new features and enhancements in ArcGIS, we have invited all of our GeoGeeks to tell you three things you should know about their technology of interest. 

What’s New in ArcGIS Online [7:05]  

Carson Smulders returns to give us his three noteworthy additions from the latest update of ArcGIS Online (released in October 2023). 

  1. Feature-to-feature editing is now supported in the Map Viewer using a feature layer containing two or more related features.  This is in addition to feature-to-table editing introduced in the June 2023 release. 

  1. Contains operator when configuring category selectors in ArcGIS Dashboards 

  1. Administrators can now enforce multifactor authentication across their organizations 

Guest: Carson Smulders, Enterprise Support Consultant, Geodata for Esri Canada (LinkedIn) 

What’s New in the ArcGIS Field Apps [15:59]  

Up next is Sue Enyedy who gives us the scoop on what’s new in ArcGIS Field Maps (released in October 2023), ArcGIS Survey123 (released in November 2023), and ArcGIS QuickCapture (released in November 2023). 

  1. New enhancements in adding geofences in ArcGIS Field Maps, including filtering and Arcade expressions 

  1. Dynamic lists for multiple choice questions are now supported in the ArcGIS Survey123 web designer 

  1. Capturing videos and photos as attachments in ArcGIS QuickCapture 

Guest: Sue Enyedy, Product Specialist, Mobile Solutions at Esri Canada (LinkedIn)  

What’s New in ArcGIS Enterprise [21:49]  

Michelle Brake keeps the good times rolling as she reveals her list of notable enhancements in ArcGIS Enterprise 11.2 (released in November 2023).  

  1. You can now manage map services and features services within the ArcGIS Enterprise Portal through the item details page 

  1. New metadata editor as a beta feature in ArcGIS Enterprise 11.2 

  1. The ArcGIS Advanced Editing user type extension is a new license that enables advanced data editing and geodatabase capabilities 

Guest: Michelle Brake, Enterprise Solutions Specialist for Esri Canada (LinkedIn) 

What’s New in ArcGIS Pro [27:45]  

We saved the best for last! Alison O’Brien is back for a second podcast in a row. This time she’s here to tell us about her three favourite new features in ArcGIS Pro 3.2 (released in November 2023). 

  1. Generate Schema Report tool – which details how the geodatabase schema is defined 

  1. Four new ArcGIS field data types – Big Integer, Timestamp Offset, Date Only, and Time Only 

  1. Choose a 3D Basemap from the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World when your active portal is set to ArcGIS Online 

Guest: Alison O'Brien, ArcGIS Support Consultant at Esri Canada (LinkedIn) 

M versus M [33:28]  

Our hosts quiz each other about all things ArcGIS and GIS.  

With all the technical information in this podcast, Maggie thought it would be nice to take a break from ArcGIS and do something different. Instead, she quizzed Mark about how people around the world celebrate the holiday season. This game show goes right down to the wire!  And stay tuned for some (terrible) caroling at the end! 

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