Use Multi Source Data Feeds

The Multi Source Data Feeds solution delivers a set of capabilities that provides awareness in near real time to incidents around the globe. This access is enabled by Esri business partners that curate event information into one location and allow consumption through the business partner APIs.

Note:

To view content from premium providers, API keys must be acquired from the data provider.

In this topic, you will learn how to use the Multi Source Data Feeds solution and the set of capabilities and features that it provides.

Explore the Dataminr dashboard

  1. In a browser, sign in to your ArcGIS organization and click the Content tab.
  2. On the left side, under Folders, click Multi Source Data Feeds.
  3. Click the Dataminr Alerts Dashboard to open into the item description page, then click View Dashboard.
  4. Zoom in to an area of interest in the United States.
    Note:

    Holding the Shift key on your keyboard enables the area selection tool in the map. This will zoom in to the extent of the selected area.

    Notice as you zoom in or pan around, the set of metrics along the bottom of the application and the alerts in the list on the left side dynamically update. This map-driven capability provides context into what is within your view.

  5. Along the bottom of the map are a set of tabs; click Data Overview.

    This tab contains a set of metrics to provide context into the magnitude of alerts over time and by category. The metrics are based on alerts within your view.

  6. Along the left side of the application are a set of global filters for focusing your view based on an array of properties that include alert type, by a specific time frame, and alert categories. The filters are an essential part of focusing and exploring data within your view.
  7. Switch to the Map Overview tab and in the Publisher Category drop-down list, select a value.

    Notice that with this filter enabled, the set of metrics along the bottom of the application, the alerts in the list on the left side, and the map automatically update.

  8. Click an incident in the list. This will zoom to the selected feature and open the pop-up with additional alert details.
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up and click the link to view more details on this alert in Dataminr by signing in to your Dataminr account.

Explore the Factal dashboard

  1. In a browser, sign in to your ArcGIS organization and click the Content tab.
  2. On the left side, under Folders, click Multi Source Data Feeds.
  3. Click the Factal Incidents Dashboard to open into the item description page, then click View Dashboard.
  4. Along the top are a set of global filters for focusing your view based on the severity of incidents and by a specific time frame. The filters are an essential part of focusing and exploring data within your view.
  5. In Filter Incidents by, click This Week.

    Notice that with this filter enabled, the inset map and the set of metrics along the right side of the application, the locations in the list on the left side, and the map automatically update.

  6. Zoom in to an area of interest in the United States.
    Note:

    Holding the Shift key on your keyboard enables the area selection tool in the map. This will zoom in to the extent of the selected area.

    Notice as you zoom in or pan around, the set of metrics along the right side of the application and the locations in the list on the left side dynamically update. This map-driven capability provides context into what is within your view.

  7. Along the bottom of the map are a set of tabs; click Data Overview.

    This tab contains a set of metrics to provide context into the magnitude of incidents over time. The metrics are based on incidents within your view.

  8. Switch to the Map Overview tab and click on an incident in the list. This will zoom to the selected feature and open the pop-up with additional incident details.

    Notice the inset map on the right side of the application zooms in and centers on the incident. This map provides regional context and awareness of where other incidents have appeared.

  9. Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up and click the link to view more details on this incident in Factal by signing in to your Factal account.