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Business Analytics Guide

Quick start

Try these versatile, widely-used software packages:


You can install several free applications--including Python, Jupyter, and RStudio--though the one-stop Anaconda utility.


Can't run the software on your machine?

You can run it online as if using a desktop PC. Register for the Penn Libraries Virtual Computer Lab, or look on the linked page under Other Penn vLabs for your school's alternative.

Need a computer?

You can use physical computer labs to run specialized software in person. Explore software available at Penn Libraries locations or your school's offerings.

Are your procedures running for weeks?

You can offload processing tasks to dedicated servers designed for the job.

Business & Data Analysis Librarian

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Kevin Thomas