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New Available Software

Posted in: Desktop Software

ArcGIS, NVIBO and tableau logos
ArcGIS, NVIBO and tableau logos

The I.T. Division has negotiated a number of enterprise software agreements to provide the Faculty, Staff and Students with powerful analysis and visualization tools to support academic, teaching and research pursuits.

Tableau for Teaching

Tableau is powerful business intelligence software for exploring, analyzing, visualizing and publishing data as well as sophisticated features such as predictive analytics, interactive visualization and support for big data analysis. Data visualization is a growing field and will help students gain an edge in the workforce. The great news is that Tableau for Teaching (links will direct you to Tableau’s site) provides software, training materials and teaching curricula to public higher education institutions at no cost! Students can obtain a free license as well. Find out how to get started with Tableau today!

New Research Analysis Software

NVivo by QSR International is a qualitative research software package equivalent to SPSS, Stata, SAS, or R. It allows the user to import, code, and arrange data for methodologically rigorous and scalable analysis. Information Technology has negotiated a contract that allows us to extend the use of NVivo version 12 to all Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students. Additionally, undergraduate students will be able to utilize the application via Citrix. Please contact the service desk for access to this software.

New Location Mapping Software Now Available

ArcGIS by Esri, Inc. is application to create, share and analyze interactive maps based on existing or acquired data. All Individual department licenses have been combined to acquire a campus wide license that will be available to current Faculty, Staff and enrolled Students. With ArcGIS you would be able to create maps by dropping in your spreadsheets and combining with other location data included in ArcGIS, instantly share maps with anyone, anywhere or work collaboratively with colleagues to build maps and apps and Add context to data by combining it with vendor library of demographic and lifestyle data. Please contact the service desk for access to this software.