An interactive web map: visualising crash data for the Northland Region of New Zealand using ArcGIS Online

Maps can be a fantastic way to visualise and communicate datasets.

Todays post has a simple embedded interactive web map, to explore NZTA crash data in the Northland region of New Zealand. A vertical time slider can be used to dynamically switch between two different financial years worth of crash data, creating a neat visual comparison tool with the data.

The map has been created using ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online. Hit the link to check it out.

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Scott McIntyre
How to find road ONRC classifications in RAMM

Road networks and their associated assets are defined and managed in the RAMM database. Did you know that you can also see the ONRC classification of each carriageway section in your road network, directly within RAMM itself?

This post will show you how to find ONRC information in your RAMM database, and how to see this information visualised on a map or in grid view format.

Hit the link to find out more!

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Using ArcGIS desktop on a Mac ... without Boot Camp

Here at The Datastack I power the business with Apple hardware.  And I also deploy ArcGIS on projects.

Wait.  What?

That pairing can seem a little bit odd, what with the ArcGIS desktop product suite being built for Microsoft Windows.  However this apparent mismatch is not actually a barrier to using ArcGIS desktop on a Mac. Read on to find out how using an app called Parallels.

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Scott McIntyre
The 2018 Auckland RAMM User Group

Last month the 2018 RAMM User Group was held at Eden Park in Auckland.   This was a one day event put on by the good folks at RAMM Software Limited (RSL), to provide insights into where the product is heading and whats new with the software.

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Scott McIntyre
Aesthetic improvements for OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud storage solution from Microsoft, where you can upload all sorts of files such as documents, pictures and videos and then access these from different devices.

The local OneDrive app on MacOS works well to show your 'space in the cloud' natively within a Finder window, appearing as just another folder or drive on your machine.  However there are a couple of minor 'aesthetic issues' that can detract a little bit from the experience;

Hit the link below to find out what these issues are and the simple steps to resolve them and power-up your user experience.

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