Data Analytics and Visualization

Our Service Network

We work with the Cloud Service Team and the Power BI CoP launched by the Office of Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research (OPAIR) and the World Campus Outreach Analytics and Reporting team (OAR) to support learning and research for data analytics and visualization tools, such as Power BI, Tableau, Azure, AWS, and GCP.

If you would like to discuss your data visualization projects with us, please feel free to make an appointment for one-to-one consultation by using Microsoft Bookings or LibCal. Customized workshops are also provided. In addition, our Advanced Analytics and Visualization Digital Lab provides computers with specialized software programs, such as Power BI, Tableau, R, Python, SAS, SPSS, STATA, ArcGIS. Currently, the computers and software are available to faculty and students via Penn State WebLabs. Please feel free to use the following links to download the software tools you need for your data and analytics projects.

Business Analytics

The following applications are available to Penn State users as part of the Office 365 group license:

Learning Resources

Big Data Analytics & Machine Learning

Cloud Platforms

Access AI/Machine Learning tools for Nature Language Processing (NLP), Auto Machine Learning, Bot Services, etc.

Learning Resources

We recommend the official learning resource for these software tools because they are very well designed and allow you to learn in a systematic way. Additional learning resources include:

Also note that University Libraries, the Cloud Services team, and ICDS provide research consultations for using different data and analytics tools.