ACCT 270 and Windows Research Computing

Windows Research Computing recently concluded working with Professor Dan Taylor’s ACCT270 class where he used the new Windows Research On-Demand environment to allow students to use SAS and Big Data for their classwork and projects.  Each student in ACCT270 was provided an AWS WorkSpaces with 4vCPU and 16GB of ramRead More

Capturing Video and/or Audio in Qualtrics

CameraTag is the Research Programming team’s suggested method of capturing and collecting video and/or audio from Qualtrics survey participants. The CameraTag platform streamlines the collection process in addition to providing media hosting. CameraTag does charge a small monthly fee based on the minutes of collected content. See more about CameraTagRead More

8 Qualtrics Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier – Number 6 Will Make Your Day

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Researchers live for collecting data. Here at Wharton we use Qualtrics regularly, and our postgraduates are always doing something more complicated than a conjoint analysis or Likert scale. These are some of our favorite Qualtrics hacks that multiply your ability to get a great data set. The examples below areRead More

Running Research Code in the Cloud

Part of the recent Wharton High-Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC) upgrade was augmentation with Amazon EC2 cloud resources. Wharton Research Computing recently piloted the deployment of a cloud-bursting solution with Univa UniCloud. After much help from friendly initial users, we have worked out most of the kinks. Now, we have aRead More