F5: Using Story Maps for Effective Communication

Learn the basics of how to use Esri's storytelling apps to plan, build, and publish stories for your organization. In this workshop, you will explore different kinds of story maps and learn how to create your own. Topics covered include conceptualizing your stories; choosing which storytelling app to use based on your requirements; and building, editing, and publishing your stories in a story map template. Whether your goal is to share information with the public, present research findings, or showcase points of interest, you will learn useful tips to create an engaging story map more quickly and easily.


  • Kristen Hocutt, GIS Solution Engineer, Esri
  • Lain Graham, Solution Engineer, Esri