Dataset tools

Insights desktop

Data engineering is available in Insights desktop. All Insights in ArcGIS Online and Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise users have access to Insights desktop. For more information, see Overview of ArcGIS Insights.

Data engineering is currently in Preview.

Dataset tools are accessed from the toolbar above the model.

The dataset tools are grouped into the Preparation and Create menus.


The Preparation menu includes the Advanced filter tool. Advanced filter is used to create an expression to remove unnecessary data.


The Create menu includes the following tools:


Calculate column

Update the values in a column using an expression-based calculation.

Create relationships

Create an attribute or spatial join between two or more datasets.

In this topic
  1. Preparation
  2. Create