Take advantage of training and learn how to use MapIT to create maps and share data

If you want to use create maps or share data, be sure to sign up for one of the upcoming MapIT training sessions. MapIT Minneapolis is the City’s new online application that makes it easier to create custom, interactive maps that can be embedded in a website. MapIT can also be used to report data and create apps that display your data.

MapIT can reduce time spent responding to inquiries or searching for information. MapIT (formerly called GIS Online) is currently available to City employees and will be viewable to the public this summer.

Now’s the time to enroll in training

Staff interested in learning how to use the new application can enroll in one of the training sessions listed below.

Intro to MapIT:

Tuesday, April 16: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 16: 1 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 25, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 25: 1 – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 30: 1 – 4 p.m.

To enroll in any of one of these three-hour classes, log onto HRIS and search the HRIS learning catalog for “MapIT.” All classes are offered at the Public Service Center, 250 South 4th Street.

Accounts needed

While anyone can view MapIT maps, apps and data, an account is needed if you wish to create, use or share data. To request an account, please contact the IT Service Desk.

More information

MapIT Minneapolis is administered by the IT GIS team. More than 120 City employees already use it and have created and shared more than 150 maps and data documents. For more information, contact Connie Perila at extension 3366 or view MapIT Minneapolis.

Additional GIS information is available on the CityTalk GIS page.

 

Published Apr. 11, 2013