Video: R, ProjectTemplate, RStudio and GitHub: Automate the boring bits and get on with the fun stuff

May 22, 2013
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(This article was first published on R User Groups, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

This post shares the video from the talk presented on 15th May 2013 by Dr Kendra Vant on ProjectTemplate, github and Rstudio at Melbourne R Users.

Overview: Want to minimise the drudge work of data prep? Get started with test driven development? Bring structure and discipline to your analytics (relatively) painlessly? Boost the productivity of your team of data gurus? Take the first step with a guided tour of ProjectTemplate, the RStudio projects functionality and integration with GitHub.

Speaker: Kendra Vant works with the Insight Solutions team at Deloitte, designing and implementing analytic capabilities for corporate and government clients across Australia. Previous experience includes leading teams in marketing analytics and BI strategy, building bespoke enterprise software systems, trapping ions in microchips to create two-bit quantum computers and firing lasers at very cold hydrogen atoms. Kendra has worked in New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia and the US and holds a PhD in Physics from MIT.

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