Last month TDWI's James Powell interviewed Revolution CEO Norman Nie and published the interview as "R 101". The article answers some of the basic questions about R, such as:

- What is R?
- Why is R well-suited for predictive analytics?
- Why is R superior?
- How easy is it to learn R?
- Where is R headed?

… and much more. Read the full article at TDWI for the answers.

TDWI: Q&A: R 101

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