Trying to figure out how to use ArcGIS Online? eGIS Associates releases two classes that will help

Dacula, Georgia, April 2, 2015 – The need to organize, visualize, analyze and share Geospatial data is growing at an ever increasing rate, but the cost of developing and deploying enterprise, mobile and web GIS solutions has prohibited many in the past. Esri's cloud-based mapping solution, ArcGIS Online provides a cost effective and robust platform for sharing geospatial data with users both inside and outside of your organization.

“ArcGIS Online provides even the smallest organization with an inexpensive tool for sharing GIS content such as maps, data and applications. However for those not familiar with publishing and working with web or cloud based tools, it can seem a bit daunting” says Tripp Corbin, CEO of eGIS Associates. He continues by adding “ArcGIS Online has its own terminology and workflows which new users must learn to successfully make use of this amazing tool from Esri. So we have developed two new classes to help.”

eGIS Associates has just released two new ArcGIS Online classes, Introduction to ArcGIS Online: Creating Content and Intermediate ArcGIS Online: Sharing & Managing. These classes provide new ArcGIS Online users with a much greater understanding of how ArcGIS Online works and what can be done with it.

Introduction to ArcGIS Online: Creating Content

This is a one day class which develops the foundational understanding of ArcGIS Online so users can begin to successfully create and share simple content. They will learn how to create and share content as well as the terminology associated with ArcGIS Online.

Lessons in this course include:

  1. Introducing ArcGIS Online – How to access and what are named users and credits.
  2. Adding data and layers to your ArcGIS Online content
  3. Creating web maps with ArcGIS Online
  4. Customizing symbology in ArcGIS Online web maps
  5. Sharing your ArcGIS Online content both in and outside your organization

William Stanton with Florida State Parks commented “This is a very good class. Answered my questions on what ArcGIS Online can do and not do” after taking the class at the SHRUG GIS workshop.

This class covered the basic information about ArcGIS Online. I understand the terminology and functionality better” Tamara Galey said after taking this class in Raleigh NC.

To learn more about this class visit

Intermediate ArcGIS Online: Sharing & Managing

This is a two day class that continues to build on the skills and knowledge learned in the Introduction to ArcGIS Online class. It focuses on how to manage an organizations ArcGIS Online subscription and different methods for sharing content.

We developed this course for those that will be configuring and administering their organizations ArcGIS Online subscription or that will be the power users” said Tripp Corbin. He went on to say “it will take you from how to manage users to ways to publish applications using Esri templates or the new Web AppBuilder.

This course includes the following lessons:

  1. Managing your ArcGIS Online subscription
  2. Configuring Labels and pop-up windows in ArcGIS Online web maps
  3. Sharing Content – Who and how
  4. Creating and sharing web apps using Esri Templates
  5. Introducing Web AppBuilder
  6. Creating simple GIS apps with Web AppBuilder
  7. Adding and configuring widgets
  8. Managing your applications

To learn more about this course visit

eGIS Associates currently has class dates scheduled for both of these new courses in Atlanta GA, Denver Co, Portland Or, and Raleigh NC. Check our class schedule at for a list of currently scheduled classes. We are also offering these classes online as self-paced and instructor assisted eCourses.

About eGIS Associates, Inc.

eGIS Associates, Inc., an Esri Silver Partner, is focused on providing efficient and cost effective Geospatial and IT Solutions that meet the growing needs of public and private sector enterprises. Our mission is to help our customers consume the Power of Place with current technology standards and Applied Spatial Intelligence ©. eGIS maintains credentialed staff in multiple Geospatial and IT disciplines to serve the range of needs of our clients. Our “tool kit” of resources includes mobile training labs and a host of state-of-the-art technology to aid in providing high quality and cost-effective results. To learn more about eGIS Associates please go to

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