RLT offers a variety of technology resources specific to the needs of CBS faculty and staff. If you think there is something CBS should add, contact RLT.
CrashPlanAvailable for: CBS Computers - Personal Computers (Faculty + Grad students only)
CrashPlan provides automatic, unlimited backup of files on your CBS-owned computer. All backup files remain on campus and are retained for 90 days. Additionally, faculty and grad students may install CrashPlan on one personal device.
MatlabAvailable for: CBS Computers - WTS
MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.
JMPAvailable via: WTS - University-wide License
JMP statistical software is used to combine statistical data sets with images, enabling both the visualization and graphical exploration of data.
Note: Starting July 1 2016, JMP is now offered University-wide free of charge to faculty, staff, and students for UMN related teaching, learning & research. Please visit this page for more information and installation instructions.
SpotfireAvailable via: WTS
Spotfire is used for data analysis and visualization. Data from numerous, discrete sources (files, remote databases, etc ) can be combined for analysis and reporting.
Looking for something else?
The software listed here is licensed directly by CBS. Below are other University options for purchasing or accessing software.
Computer SubsidyInfo: Start a Purchase - Check Eligibility
CBS offers a computer subsidy of $600. Computers must be purchased by OIT and meet their hardware support standards. Eligibility: >25% appointment CBS, not temp/casual, not undergraduate position (2xxx). Subsidy is available upon hire and 4 years after previous subsidy purchase.
Email ListsInfo: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Numerous email lists are automatically updated based on department, major, job class, etc. Many of these lists are moderated to prevent spamming.
Poster PrintingWhere: University Imaging Center
CBS maintains an agreement with the University Imaging Center for discounted large format printing. The current rate is $2.50/sqft.Windows - Mac - Generic
Windows Terminal Services (WTS) is a collection of Windows servers with many University and CBS applications pre-installed. Any CBS student can connect from a University-owned or personal computer when on the Univeristy network or connected remotely via VPN. This is provided by a partnership with CLA's LATIS team.
Website StandardsInfo: CBS Drupal Training Manual
Standards and best practices help to keep the CBS website consistent for all visitors. These standards are maintained by CBS Communication with consultation from RLT.
Use of technology resources is governed by University policies. This list should not be considered exhaustive.