Field Data Collection and Management Using ArcGIS

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

Efficiently collect accurate data that supports real-time decision making.

Learn how ArcGIS supports a complete field data management workflow—from the office to the field, in the field, and back to the office. You will learn best practices to configure and deploy ArcGIS field-productivity apps to meet your data-collection needs. You will have the opportunity to use your own iOS or Android device to complete some course exercises.

Course details






2 days




Apps Course

CPD points


Esri Indonesia will provide the following software to use during class:

  • ArcGIS Pro (Standard or Advanced)
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Dashboards
  • ArcGIS Field Maps
  • ArcGIS QuickCapture
  • ArcGIS Survey123
  • ArcGIS Workforce

Are there any prerequisites?


What skills will I learn?

  • Create and configure web maps for map-based data collection and surveys for form-based data collection.
  • Efficiently create and manage field workforce assignments.
  • Quickly capture real-time field observations.
  • Monitor fieldwork in progress using a dashboard.

What can I expect?

  • 1. Preparing for ArcGIS field apps
    • Field activities overview
    • Which apps support your field activities?
    • The geoinformation model in ArcGIS
    • Input data for ArcGIS field apps
    • Controlling access with groups in ArcGIS Online
    • Exercise 1: Create a group in ArcGIS Online
  • 2. Preparing feature layers for field apps
    • Decision factors for data capture field apps
    • Field app deciding factors
    • Choosing a data capture field app
    • Improving data collection efficiency in field apps
    • Workflow to prepare data for publishing
    • Exercise 2: Prepare a feature layer for publishing to ArcGIS Online
  • 3. Creating a web map for field apps
    • Publishing options for web maps for field apps
    • Publishing a web map for field apps with ArcGIS Pro
    • Exercise 3: Create a web map for ArcGIS Online
  • 4. Updating feature layers with ArcGIS Field Maps
    • ArcGIS Field Maps benefits
    • Form capabilities
    • ArcGIS Field Maps form configuration options
    • Exercise 4A: Update a feature layer with ArcGIS Field Maps
    • Using relationship classes in ArcGIS Field Maps
    • Workflow to update a feature layer
    • Exercise 4B: Maintain tables with ArcGIS Field Maps
  • 5. Managing fieldwork with ArcGIS Workforce
    • ArcGIS Workforce benefits
    • ArcGIS Workforce components
    • ArcGIS Workforce roles
    • Role capabilities in ArcGIS Workforce
    • Assignments for your organization
    • Exercise 5A: Create an ArcGIS Workforce project
    • Life cycle of an assignment in ArcGIS Workforce
    • Exercise 5B: Use an ArcGIS Workforce project to manage an event
  • 6. Creating forms with ArcGIS Survey123
    • ArcGIS Survey123 benefits
    • ArcGIS Survey123 components
    • ArcGIS Survey123 web designer workflow
    • ArcGIS Survey123 component functions
    • Creating surveys with XLSForms
    • Exercise 6A: Create a new survey with ArcGIS Survey123 Connect
    • Preparing to use a feature layer in a survey
    • Exercise 6B: Update an existing feature layer with ArcGIS Survey123
  • 7. 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
    • Exercise 7A: Create the data for an ArcGIS QuickCapture project
    • ArcGIS QuickCapture project configuration options
    • Exercise 7B: Capture field observations with ArcGIS QuickCapture
  • 8. Organizing your field activities with ArcGIS Dashboards
    • ArcGIS Dashboards benefits
    • ArcGIS Dashboards elements
    • Sources of data for ArcGIS Dashboards
    • Exercise 8A: Display field activity in ArcGIS Dashboards
    • Configuration settings for elements
    • Which configuration setting for which functionality?
    • Exercise 8B: Add interactivity to a dashboard in ArcGIS Dashboards