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Project Management
Project management tools can be very helpful to keep projects on track. Cloud based tools are particularly useful for projects with team members in various locations. Check out https://www.smartsheet.com for one good option. Remember that you cannot purchase software with a p-card (for other p-card guidelines, go to XX) and sign off is required (click here for the form). So if you decide to get this tool, go to XX to request purchase.

Graphics
Graphics are often essential in grant proposals, slides and other documents. One of the best tools for graphics is Smartdraw and the latest version in 2016 is optimized for the cloud. Check it out here https://www.smartdraw.com. To order this, go to the Procurement page for more information

Transcription Service
Datagain is a transcription service a number of researchers have used for audio recordings, such as focus groups. They are all set up in the system! For more information on the service and to create an account go to http://datagain.net/Transcription. 

Qualitative Data Analysis
Analyzing qualitative data requires specialized tools. There are several options. One common option is NVivo.  Another tool that is built as a cloud based tool and is particularly useful if your team is in different locations is Dedoose. Click here to learn more http://www.dedoose.com/. To order either software, go to the Procurement page.