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Webinars

GDM periodically hosts online webinars to provide remote learning opportunities for ARM software. Whether you are new to ARM or have used the software for years, there is something for everyone to learn!
 
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ARM Software Webinars

Join us on hour-long training sessions on a variety topics, whether you are new to ARM or have used the software for years!
 

December webinars:

Join us for sessions on "winterizing" ARM for the end of a research
season, finding trials with the study list, and learning about study rules.
The latter provides the first look at big changes we're adding for rules!
Check out this flyer for full description of these sessions.

 

Winterize your ARM - Thu. Dec 8 at 9 am CST
Search ARM files with the Study List - Thu. Dec 15 at 9 am CST
Study Rules - Getting Started - Thu. Dec 22 at 9 am CST
Study Rules - Going Further - Thu. Dec 29 at 9 am CST

 

 

 

 

Or check out Previous Recordings from prior webinars.
 
 
 
 

ARM Training en Español 

Learn ARM from a native Spanish speaker!
Este curso va dirigido a todo público, y su objetivo es promover el conocimiento y uso del software ARM. Se ofrecerán descuentos a estudiantes y precios accesibles para los usuarios leales que ya tengan este software. Además de otorgar Demos con una vigencia de 60 días para aquellas personas que no cuentan con el software y desean conocerlo.
 
 
 
 
 
Curso y Manejo del Software ARM
Contact us for more details
 
 
 
 

 

Webinar Archives

We record all of our online webinars, for viewing after the event.
 
We have reorganized our webinar recordings on our Youtube page, to make things easier to find!
 

Summary across Trials (ST) Basics

Learn the basics of Summary across Trials (ST) add-in, to summarize multiple trials across years or locations.

Creating a Graph

We demonstrate the graphing functionality and options within ARM.

Data Calculations in ARM

Summarize recorded data with transformations and ARM Action Codes. User formulas, control corrections, subsample calculations, and rating scales are all discussed and demonstrated.

ARM & Statistics (2022)

We explore the basics of ag research statistics in relation to ARM software, and how to use ARM tools to prepare and analyze your trial data.

ARM Webinar for APAC (Part 2)

Trial-themed webinars presented at a time friendly to Asia-Pacific time zones.

ARM Webinars for APAC

We present a series of webinars at a time friendly to Asia-Pacific time zones.

Trial Map Randomization

Learn how to maximize your use of the Trial Map tool in ARM, for creating the randomization of a trial.

Labels and Barcodes in ARM

Learn how to generate labels with ARM software. ARM has built-in labels which can contain barcodes and subsamples. We also demonstrate how to create your own custom labels!

Collect Data with TDCx

Learn the ins and outs of using the Tablet Data Collector (TDCx) add-in to enter assessment data while in the field, as well as taking pictures, recording GPS coordinates, and reviewing data.

Schedule Tasks & Calendar

Learn how to create calendar appointments/tasks within ARM for trial applications, assessments, and other actions. You can also send these tasks to Outlook.

Protocol Power

We share best practices for protocols, then dive into specific features and tools to help protocol writers improve this important aspect of a research study! Flyer

What's new in ARM 2022?

We demonstrate what changes have been made to ARM since the beginning of last season. This covers ARM release versions 2021.0 through 2021.7.

Prepare for ARM Mobile

Learn about the newest product from GDM! ARM Mobile is an app for taking notes in the field, on either iOS or Android devices.

Summary across Trials (ST) Refresher and Q&A

We quickly cover the basics of Summary across Trials (ST) as a refresher for those who have used the add-in before. Then we answer questions in the second half.

Advanced Data Review: Diagnostic Graphs

A statistical look into data review, using historical examples to demonstrate the diagnostic graphs in ARM.  |  Handout

Trial Review: Best Practices

We share tips and techniques for saving time reviewing trial files received from others. Topics include: study rules sets, trial validation, assessment views, and the study list.

Introduction to ARM Trial Database (ATD)

Learn how an ATD trial database can unlock possibilities for your organization to utilize and summarize research data.

Generating ARM Reports

We cover general reporting topics, including available reports, report sets, print preview, and print options.

Creating a Graph

We demonstrate the graphing functionality and options within ARM.

Data Calculations in ARM

Summarize recorded data with transformations and ARM Action Codes. User formulas, control corrections, subsample calculations, and rating scales are all discussed and demonstrated.

Working with Weather Data

Learn how to import weather data from your own weather station .csv file, and then visualize daily weather totals using the Weather Graph tool.

ARM & Statistics: a webinar series (2021)

One of the most commonly-requested training topics, we explore the basics of research statistics in
relation to ARM software. (repeat of 2020 series)
 

Uniformity Simulations to Evaluate Trial Randomization Quality

Peter (our statistician) shows how select block size affects trial performance (under simulation), and makes those recommendations a little more rigorous, less 'ad hoc'.

Summary across Trials: The Basics

Learn the basics of Summary across Trials (ST) add-in, to summarize multiple trials across years or locations.

Trial Map Randomization

We show how to set the shape and numbering of the Trial Map, manually adjust the layout via drag-and-drop, and show the Quality features for optimizing the randomization.

Labels and Barcodes in ARM

Learn how to generate labels with ARM software. ARM has built-in labels for container, plot, seed packet and harvest labels, which can contain barcodes and subsamples. We also demonstrate how to create your own custom labels!

Collect Data with TDCx

Learn the ins and outs of using the Tablet Data Collector (TDCx) add-in to enter assessment data while in the field, as well as taking pictures, recording GPS coordinates, and reviewing data.
 

ARM Primer: 2021

Prepare for the upcoming research season with ARM webinars! This series focuses on starting the year off on the right foot with ARM. With shortcuts and new features and maybe some new-to-you capabilities, there's something for ARM users of all experience levels!
 

ARM: Year-End Review

As the research season winds down, take advantage of your experience in ARM over the last few months. We focus on year-end tasks that will get you and your team primed to hit the ground running next season!
 

Graphing - Tips for ARM 2020.5 version

We updated the graph control to use a new utility in 2020.5. Most functionality is the same, but some differences in how options are rendered exist. We discuss the changes and demonstrate tips with the new tool!
 

Advanced Stats in ARM: Hierarchical Models

Multi-factor designs like factorial and split plot, as well as repeated measure analysis and lattices, are investigated.
 

ARM & Statistics: a webinar series

One of the most commonly-requested training topics, we explore the basics of research statistics in
relation to ARM software.
 

Schedule Tasks & Calendar

Learn how to create calendar appointments/tasks within ARM for trial applications, assessments, and other actions.

Applications and Spray Sheets

Tips for documenting treatment applications, and common troubleshooting steps for creating a Spray/Seeding Plan report!

Study Rules: Going Further

Pick up where we left on on Tuesday, diving into more advanced study rules and techniques.

Study Rules: Getting Started

We will cover the basics of ARM study rules, with both trialists and protocol writers in mind.
Learn the fundamentals of Standard Evaluations (SE's) and their advantages when describing your assessment data columns!

Search ARM files with the Study List

We will cover the basics of using the study list tool. Same topic from our first webinar week, different presenter!

Graphing in ARM

We demonstrate the graphing functionality and options within ARM.

Attaching Plot Images to ARM Trials

See how easy it is to attach plot images to a trial, renaming the image files in the process.

FAQ's: AOV Means Table Report

We discuss common support questions GDM receives about the AOV Means Table report and the analysis.

Split-Plot/Factorial Designs in ARM

How to set up a factorial protocol, customizing the trial map for a split-plot trial, and the analysis options for factorial designs in ARM.

Tips and Tricks using TDCx

See how easy it is to record data and take pictures with the Tablet Data Collector add-on while at the trial site.

Reporting in ARM

We cover general reporting topics, including available reports, report sets, print preview, and print options.

Import Weather Data

Import weather data to an ARM trial using the ClearAg connection, and create a custom connection to your own weather source.

Applications and Spray Sheets

Tips for documenting treatment applications, and common troubleshooting steps for creating a Spray/Seeding Plan report!

Study List

We will cover the basics of using the study list tool, one of the more underutilized features in ARM!

SE's for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of Standard Evaluations (SEs) and their advantages when describing your assessment data columns!

Back up your data & Changing computers

Demonstrate the process of moving your ARM to a new computer, and learn the importance of the backup feature in ARM!