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InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

Last updated: 30 March 2020 Spring 2020 Release The spring release of InstantAtlas Data Explorer brings new charting and mapping functionality, enabling you to visualize your indicator data in time series charts, distribution charts and thematic maps. The Data Catalog Hub gains new validation functions to help you keep your data catalog in-sync with the … Continue reading InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

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IA Report Builder – 11 November 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.10.12) is out now!

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IA Report Builder – 20 September 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.10.11) is out now!

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IA Report Builder – 2 August 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.10.5) is out now!

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IA Report Builder – 27 June 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.10.4) is out now!

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Announcing InstantAtlas Report Builder+

Starting today (6th February 2019) if you are an existing customer you may notice some differences in Report Builder and Dashboard Builder. We have reorganised our products in the ArcGIS Marketplace to streamline and improve both your experience and our workflow. So from now, Dashboard Builder and Report Builder have been merged into a single … Continue reading Announcing InstantAtlas Report Builder+

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IA Report Builder – 11 January 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.9.21) is out now!

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IA Report Builder – 3 December 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.9.20) is out now!

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IA Report Builder – 8 October 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.9.17) is out now! This version includes a major bug fix to do with mixing different indicator values in text widgets. We have also made it more user-friendly to set up palettes and have included a few other minor improvements and bug fixes.

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IA Report Builder – 11 September 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Report Builder (v 1.9.16) is out now! This version includes a few minor improvements.

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Tips & Tricks

How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

The purpose of this post is to provide the necessary information for embedding InstantAtlas apps into a website. Colour is used to explain the code below – if you have difficulty distinguishing the colours used please contact support@instantatlas.com and we will find an alternative. The actual creation of the apps in the first place is … Continue reading How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

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Linking to reports from an ArcGIS web map

Reports built with InstantAtlas Report Builder have a built in index page, whether you choose to use “live links” or to publish the reports to HTML. However, this is not the only way to link to reports. Every feature in your report has a unique URL – this post will walk you through how to … Continue reading Linking to reports from an ArcGIS web map

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Stacking population data in bar charts with Report Builder

This article will try and show you some of the different ways you can use InstantAtlas Report Builder and the bar chart widget to present population data. We’re going to produce a few different charts, but we’re aiming for something like this:

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Release Notes

InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

Last updated: 30 March 2020 Spring 2020 Release The spring release of InstantAtlas Data Explorer brings new charting and mapping functionality, enabling you to visualize your indicator data in time series charts, distribution charts and thematic maps. The Data Catalog Hub gains new validation functions to help you keep your data catalog in-sync with the … Continue reading InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

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Announcing InstantAtlas Report Builder+

Starting today (6th February 2019) if you are an existing customer you may notice some differences in Report Builder and Dashboard Builder. We have reorganised our products in the ArcGIS Marketplace to streamline and improve both your experience and our workflow. So from now, Dashboard Builder and Report Builder have been merged into a single … Continue reading Announcing InstantAtlas Report Builder+

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IA Dashboard Builder – 3 December 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.5) is out now!

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IA Dashboard Builder – 16 November 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.4) is out now!

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IA Dashboard Builder – 19 September 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.3) is out now! In this version we have applied a number of minor changes and bug fixes.

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IA Dashboard Builder – 29 May 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.2) is out now! In this version we have added the ability to apply custom CSS and JavaScript for advanced customisation of dashboards.

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IA Dashboard Builder – 15 May 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.1) is out now!

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IA Dashboard Builder – 17 April 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.6.0) is out now! In this version we have made it possible to speed up dashboard startup and fixed a bug with data properties.

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IA Dashboard Builder – 2 April 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.5.3) is out now! In this version we have made some performance improvements as well as fixing some signifiant bugs.

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IA Dashboard Builder – 16 March 2018 Release Notes

The latest version of Dashboard Builder (v 1.5.2) is out now! In this version we have added the ability to create funnel plots, as well as fixing annoyances in the data manager.

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Release Notes

IA National Data Service – August 2020 Data Update

Crime Crime data (June) updated on the 30th of July. All affected reports updated by 7th of August. Children & Education NEET (2020) and Absence (2018-2019) data were last updated on the 12th of August and all affected reports on the 13th of the same month. Deprivation Fuel Poverty statistics (2018) were uploaded on the … Continue reading IA National Data Service – August 2020 Data Update

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IA National Data Service – July 2020 Data Update

Crime Crime data (May) updated 1 July. All affected reports updated by 6 July. Children & Education The following education data was updated in July and relative reports updated by the 29th of July: 2018/19 Key stage 2 2018/19 Key Stage 4 2018/19 Key Stage 5 2018/19 Special Educational Needs (SEN) 2018/19 Free School Meals … Continue reading IA National Data Service – July 2020 Data Update

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IA National Data Service – June 2020 Data Update

Crime Crime data updated 3 June. All affected reports updated by 4 June. Claimant count Claimant count data updated on day of publication 16 June. All affected reports updated by 18 June. Population estimates The finalised population estimates were released and checked. Only metadata changes were required – see update for May 2020. Net Housing … Continue reading IA National Data Service – June 2020 Data Update

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IA National Data Service – May 2020 Data Update

Crime March data available in system from 1 May and all affected reports updated. Claimant count Claimant count data updated on day of publication 19 May. Reports followed with all affected reports updated by 25 May. Population estimates Provisional Population Estimates for large areas for 2019 were released on 6 May. Generally we avoid provisional … Continue reading IA National Data Service – May 2020 Data Update

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IA National Data Service – April 2020 Data Update

Claimant Count Claimant Counts for March 2020 with Feb 2020 revision: Released 21 April. On system 21 April. Reports updated. Annual Population Survey Annual Population Survey for Jan-19 to Dec-19: Released 21 April. On system 22 April. Reports updated. Crime February data released at start of month, March 2020 data released at end of month. … Continue reading IA National Data Service – April 2020 Data Update

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InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

Last updated: 30 March 2020 Spring 2020 Release The spring release of InstantAtlas Data Explorer brings new charting and mapping functionality, enabling you to visualize your indicator data in time series charts, distribution charts and thematic maps. The Data Catalog Hub gains new validation functions to help you keep your data catalog in-sync with the … Continue reading InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

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IA National Data Service – March 2020 Update

The following Crime, Economy, Jobs and Benefits indicators were updated in March 2020:

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IA National Data Service – February 2020 Update

The following indicators were updated in February 2020:

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IA National Data Service – January 2020 Update

The following indicators were updated in January 2020:

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IA National Data Service – October 2019 Data Update

Data was updated for Crime, House Prices, Claimant Count, Early Years, NEET and Participation, and Small Area Population Estimates during October 2019.

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Release Notes

IA Data Catalog – 31 July 2020 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Catalog (version 2.1.3) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Enhancements: ArcGIS JavaScript API migrated to version 4.x Web Map Builder uses smartMapping module(s) from API throughout Web Map Builder now has a new option to allow proportional symbols for count data (user option). This option is available from the ellipsis … Continue reading IA Data Catalog – 31 July 2020 Release Notes

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IA Data Catalog – 20 April 2020 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Catalog (version 2.1.0) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Enhancements: Improved update process for indicators supplied by the InstantAtlas National Data Service but referenced in a customer-managed catalog/master table. Improved (more fine-grained) error checking in the Inspector tool New “Repair” functionality in the Inspector tool to allow repair of common … Continue reading IA Data Catalog – 20 April 2020 Release Notes

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InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

Last updated: 30 March 2020 Spring 2020 Release The spring release of InstantAtlas Data Explorer brings new charting and mapping functionality, enabling you to visualize your indicator data in time series charts, distribution charts and thematic maps. The Data Catalog Hub gains new validation functions to help you keep your data catalog in-sync with the … Continue reading InstantAtlas Road Map Summary

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IA Data Catalog – 8 August 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Catalog (version 2.0.2) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Bug fixes Fix for importing data from a feature service where only indicators with >= 2 dates were shown Fix for metadata insert/update and ability to add instance-level metadata Fix for access to tools/pages for non-admins in an organisation Fix so … Continue reading IA Data Catalog – 8 August 2019 Release Notes

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IA Data Catalog – 18 June 2019 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Catalog (version 2.0.0) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. This version is a major release designed to improve the user experience, address a number of bugs, deliver significant speed improvements and to add support for ArcGIS Enterprise/Portal alongside ArcGIS Online. New features The Web Map Builder tool can now produce … Continue reading IA Data Catalog – 18 June 2019 Release Notes

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Tips & Tricks

Using InstantAtlas Report Builder to create a report based on the Data Catalog US example data

Overview This resource is for someone that has read the Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data article and would now like to use Report Builder to create a report based on that data. Creating the report The first step is to sign in to Report Builder. From the Data Catalog … Continue reading Using InstantAtlas Report Builder to create a report based on the Data Catalog US example data

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Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data

Overview You may have just taken out a trial of the Data Catalog app in the ArcGIS Marketplace and are wondering what this app is all about. Alternatively, you or the administrator of your organisational ArcGIS Online account may have purchased a subscription of the Data Catalog app and you are now wondering where to … Continue reading Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data

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How to add data for new indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and wish to add their own new indicators and core layers to their existing Data Catalog. It is assumed that you have already followed the instructions on the Data Catalog | National Data Service Integration page. Before carrying out … Continue reading How to add data for new indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

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How to add data for existing indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a clear understanding of the entire process. You should make a plan of what you need … Continue reading How to add data for existing indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

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How to add data for existing indicators to an additional (existing) core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a clear understanding of the entire process. You should make a plan of what you need … Continue reading How to add data for existing indicators to an additional (existing) core layer in a data catalog

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How to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and describes how to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a … Continue reading How to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog

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How to add new indicators to existing core layers of a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and wish to add their own new indicators to their existing Data Catalog. It is assumed that you have already followed the instructions on the Data Catalog | National Data Service Integration page. Before carrying out any of the … Continue reading How to add new indicators to existing core layers of a data catalog

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Release Notes

IA Data Explorer – 10 July 2020 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Explorer (version 2.0.2) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Version 2.0.2 includes two areas of change. View ArcGIS Online Item button If you are signed in to ArcGIS Online (i.e. you sign in via the Data Catalog app or the Data Explorer app is launched with a ?token=xxxxxx argument) you … Continue reading IA Data Explorer – 10 July 2020 Release Notes

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IA Data Explorer – 17 June 2020 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Explorer (version 2.0.1) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Version 2.0.1 adds powerful new filtering, user interface improvements and bug fixes. Enhancements New functionality to filter features in the active geography using one or more fields in the feature layer. This allows you to filter to the features contained in … Continue reading IA Data Explorer – 17 June 2020 Release Notes

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IA Data Explorer – 27 April 2020 Release Notes

The latest version of InstantAtlas Data Explorer (version 2.0.0) is now available at https://hub.instantatlas.com/. Version 2.0.0 extends the functionality of the data explorer for searching and visualising data in an InstantAtlas data catalog still further by adding powerful charting capabilities and a new redesigned user interface. Enhancements Improved interface with tabs to switch between metadata, … Continue reading IA Data Explorer – 27 April 2020 Release Notes

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Tips & Tricks

How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

The purpose of this post is to provide the necessary information for embedding InstantAtlas apps into a website. Colour is used to explain the code below – if you have difficulty distinguishing the colours used please contact support@instantatlas.com and we will find an alternative. The actual creation of the apps in the first place is … Continue reading How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

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How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

The purpose of this post is to provide the necessary information for embedding InstantAtlas apps into a website. Colour is used to explain the code below – if you have difficulty distinguishing the colours used please contact support@instantatlas.com and we will find an alternative. The actual creation of the apps in the first place is … Continue reading How to embed InstantAtlas apps into your website

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Using InstantAtlas Report Builder to create a report based on the Data Catalog US example data

Overview This resource is for someone that has read the Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data article and would now like to use Report Builder to create a report based on that data. Creating the report The first step is to sign in to Report Builder. From the Data Catalog … Continue reading Using InstantAtlas Report Builder to create a report based on the Data Catalog US example data

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Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data

Overview You may have just taken out a trial of the Data Catalog app in the ArcGIS Marketplace and are wondering what this app is all about. Alternatively, you or the administrator of your organisational ArcGIS Online account may have purchased a subscription of the Data Catalog app and you are now wondering where to … Continue reading Getting started with the InstantAtlas Data Catalog using US example data

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Linking to reports from an ArcGIS web map

Reports built with InstantAtlas Report Builder have a built in index page, whether you choose to use “live links” or to publish the reports to HTML. However, this is not the only way to link to reports. Every feature in your report has a unique URL – this post will walk you through how to … Continue reading Linking to reports from an ArcGIS web map

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How to add data for new indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and wish to add their own new indicators and core layers to their existing Data Catalog. It is assumed that you have already followed the instructions on the Data Catalog | National Data Service Integration page. Before carrying out … Continue reading How to add data for new indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

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How to add data for existing indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a clear understanding of the entire process. You should make a plan of what you need … Continue reading How to add data for existing indicators to a new core layer in a data catalog

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How to add data for existing indicators to an additional (existing) core layer in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a clear understanding of the entire process. You should make a plan of what you need … Continue reading How to add data for existing indicators to an additional (existing) core layer in a data catalog

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How to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and describes how to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog. Before carrying out any of the steps described below, we recommend that you read the full article to make sure that you have a … Continue reading How to add a new date to existing indicators in a data catalog

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How to add new indicators to existing core layers of a data catalog

Related posts: This article is particularly aimed at clients that use the InstantAtlas National Data Service and wish to add their own new indicators to their existing Data Catalog. It is assumed that you have already followed the instructions on the Data Catalog | National Data Service Integration page. Before carrying out any of the … Continue reading How to add new indicators to existing core layers of a data catalog

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Stacking population data in bar charts with Report Builder

This article will try and show you some of the different ways you can use InstantAtlas Report Builder and the bar chart widget to present population data. We’re going to produce a few different charts, but we’re aiming for something like this:

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