Part D Handout

Data Visualization and Analysis: Post-training Resources


This handout includes a curated list of resources that can be used when trainers are preparing for data visualization and analysis.


All links in this section can be found in Cadasta’s Knowledge Base.

Creating an Online Map
Step-by-step instructions with pictures on creating a web map.

Creating an Operations Dashboard
Step-by-step instructions with screenshots on creating a new operations dashboard in ArcGIS online.


All links in this section can be found at the ESRI website.

Introduction to Web Maps
This page includes general information about web maps, including why and when to use them. Scroll down further on the page for explanations on how to create and display web maps using different applications.

Create a Web Map
This website details step by step instructions on how to create, edit, and save a web map in ArcGIS Online.

ArcGIS Dashboards
A general overview of the dashboard on ArcGIS, including features and various use cases. Go to the ‘Resources’ tab at the top right for more detailed instructions and blogs about various dashboard topics, like choosing the right colors for your dashboard and how to auto-focus for real-time dashboards.

Dashboard Essentials
ESRI’s detailed description of all dashboard essentials with instructions. This page covers everything from formatting a dashboard layout to saving and sharing your finished work.

Dashboard Elements
Once you have a hold on all the dashboard essentials, take a look at this page for everything else that you can add to a dashboard, which could be anything from a map legend and a side panel to lists and embedded content.

Understand Data Sources
This article discusses different data types that can be used in your dashboard, how to add that data, and how to filter by data when viewing a dashboard.