Field Data Collection and Management Using ArcGIS

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

This course teaches how to set up and implement ArcGIS field-productivity apps to streamline data collection, improve collaboration, and enhance decision-making across your organisation. 

This course is for: ArcGIS users who want to efficiently collect accurate data that supports real-time decision through the use of apps.

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Course details




2 days




Web Application Configuration

Are there any prerequisites?

  • Completion of ArcGIS Online: Essential Workflows or equivalent knowledge is recommended.

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Create and configure web maps for map-based data collection and surveys for form-based data collection.
  • Capture real-time field observations.
  • Monitor fieldwork in progress using a dashboard.

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    ArcGIS field operations introduction

    • The geoinformation model in ArcGIS

    • Field activities overview

    • Explore Esri field operations apps

    • Decision factors for data capture field apps 

    • Choosing a data capture field app

    • Which apps support your field activities?


    Preparing for field operations

    • Controlling access with groups in ArcGIS Online

    • Content requirements for ArcGIS field apps

    • Preparing content for field apps

    • Improving data collection efficiency in field apps

    • Publishing a web map for field apps


    ArcGIS Field Maps introduction

    • ArcGIS Field Maps benefits

    • Configuration options in ArcGIS Field Maps Designer

    • The ArcGIS Field Maps Designer interface

    • Explore app settings for the Field Maps mobile app

    • The ArcGIS Field Maps mobile app interface

    • Taking notes and drawing sketches with markup


    Configuring forms for data collection in ArcGIS Field Maps Designer

    • ArcGIS Field Maps forms

    • Form configuration options

    • Identify form elements

    • Configuring form elements in Field Maps Designer

    • Adding logic to forms


    Creating data collection forms in ArcGIS Survey123

    • ArcGIS Survey123 benefits

    • ArcGIS Survey123 components

    • ArcGIS Survey123 component functions

    • Explore the Survey123 website interface

    • Creating forms using Survey123 Connect


    Updating a feature layer with ArcGIS QuickCapture

    • ArcGIS QuickCapture benefits

    • Relevant real-time observations

    • ArcGIS QuickCapture button creation

    • Preparing data for an ArcGIS QuickCapture project

    • ArcGIS QuickCapture project configuration options


    Organising your field activities with ArcGIS Dashboards

    • ArcGIS Dashboards benefits

    • ArcGIS Dashboards elements

    • Sources of data for ArcGIS Dashboards

    • Configuration settings for dashboard elements

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