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Productivity & Other Software
Google Docs allows you to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. You can upload existing files (including DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, PPT and more). Google Docs also allows for easy collaboration with others: files may be shared, and various permissions may be granted by the document owner. Their Help Center
has Getting Started guides, tutorials, and more.
OpenOffice is an open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers.
$5/month plan offers 100 GB secure storage and 2 GB file upload.
Jing lets you create and share screenshots and short videos of whatever is on your Internet browser.
Create free wikis. Wikis are a great way to share information, and are also useful as a "brainstorming" tool. Wikis are web sites that can be shared and edited by a group. Little to no knowledge of creating web pages, html, etc., is needed.
SurveyMonkey is an online survey tool. SurveyMonkey offers a limited free version; several paid options with more features are also offered.
A public domain suite of interoperable software tools. It provides for easy data entry form and database construction, a customized data entry experience, and data analyses with epidemiologic statistics, maps, and graphs for public health professionals who may lack an information technology background. Used for outbreak investigations; for developing small to mid-sized disease surveillance systems; as analysis, visualization, and reporting components of larger systems; and more.
Data entry, validation, and data documentation; basic statistical analysis, graphs, and comprehensive data management.
Mobile data collection; collect and submit geotagged data forms (such as surveys) to a central project website.