As recently announced, SMU is taking its High-Performance Computing (HPC) to new heights with the introduction of M3 last month. As part of this exciting development, we seamlessly transitioned all users from M2 to M3. Now that migrations have been completed, all jobs will now be hosted on M3. Continue reading Advancing Academic Excellence: SMU’s M3 Empowers Researchers with Enhanced Capabilities
SMU Libraries has teamed up again with the Office of Information Technology’s Research and Data Science Services Team for “Love Data Week.” This series of workshops, sponsored by the Research and Scholarly Initiatives Team, is targeted toward anyone with a burgeoning interest in the data sciences, all the way up to the most seasoned researchers. You can find the schedule of workshops, starting on February 13th, below.
Did you know that all SMU students, faculty, and staff have access to the Forrester research portal? Many of you know how invaluable these databases of research findings, including analyses, opinions, trends, leading practices, or case studies, can be. With the Forrester platform, users can access market data research, business operation insights, and more just by going to smu.edu/Forrester. Continue reading Getting Started with Data Research Using Forrester
Data from government institutions and research can be a treasure trove for academic researchers. However, obtaining that data in a usable form hasn’t always been easy. That’s now changing with some new ways to obtain US government data from a central online portal! Continue reading New Site Provides New Methods of US Government Data Access
Who would have thought that a simple question over a highly competitive game of Sand Volleyball at the Dedman Rec Center would result in a fascinating visualization project for the Data and Application Services team? “Would you have any research that we could assist with data visualization?” Eric Macy, IT Assistant Director of Enterprise Data Services, asked Dr. Adam Norris. The two of them spoke, and Dr. Norris, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, was intrigued and agreed to a meeting.
While Dr. Norris had some familiarity with data visualization, the team was able to Continue reading From Pick-Up Game to Research Innovation: Atlas of a Worm