Industry Resources for Academia

Browse this collection of free data science-related resources for learners of all ages, educators, researchers, and academic professionals from our industry partners. Explore new software, try free cloud services, take courses on topics in tech, and keep up with the latest industry news. If you have resources you would like to share with a wider community, please fill out our brief collaborator form or email us at

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IBM provides free software, cloud services, courseware, and other resources to students, educators, researchers, and academic professionals. Explore topics in tech including IBM Cloud, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Quantum Computing, Engineering, Mainframes, Power Systems, and Blockchain.


Microsoft provides free tutorials, webinars, podcasts, certifications, exams, tools, and open research material. Explore their search engine powered by advances in machine learning, learn about their exciting open data campaign, and explore topics in intelligence, systems, theory and other sciences.


Splunk offers free product trials along with trainings, videos, and certifications to master their use. Splunk's developer program allows users to develop their own app with their kits. Splunk for Good's Product Donation Program provides a one-year, 10GB license to qualifying non-profits along with free support.