From Maps2Apps - Simple, Focused, Configurable, Off-the-Shelf Solutions – Hands On

Monday, October 22 , 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center
Taught by:
Mike Beavers & TBD
Everyone uses Apps - they are everywhere. Apps are tools we use to interact, share, and learn. The vast majority of Apps have one thing in common - Location. In this course, we will review how the Web Map is the core tool that allows you to create, configure, deploy, and share Off-the-Shelf, Location-based Apps. Attendees will learn how to build and share configurable Apps, how to deploy focused Apps using Web AppBuilder and how to create meaningful Story Maps.

Goals: Create, configure, and share a Web Map, learn about the variety of Solutions available in ArcGIS Online, Select, create, configure, and share a Configurable, Off-the-Shelf App, Learn how to build an App using Web AppBuilder, Configure and deploy an Operations Dashboard, and how to create and share a meaningful Story Map.

Instructor Bio(s)

Michael Beavers

headshot of instructor Michael Beavers Michael Beavers is a Solution Engineer with Esri where he focuses applying his product expertise to formulating web-based GIS solutions for customers in Local Government and the Aviation Industry. Mike has extensive experience in GIS management. He worked as a GIS Manager/Coordinator in the private sector and in local and regional governments. A military veteran, Captain Beavers was an Instructor Navigator in the Air Force. He flew as a commercial/airline pilot after his military service. Michael earned a B.S. from Texas State University, where he concentrated on cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing and computer science. He earned a Master’s Degree in GIS from New Mexico State University.

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