How perceptions of R have changed

July 5, 2017

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In the sponsor presentation for Microsoft at the useR!2017 conference in Brussels this morning, I thought I'd share how perceptions of R have changed over the years. Today, R known as is popular, comprehensive, accepted, scalable, production-ready and supported software environment for data analysis, but that wasn't always the case. You can find the slides for my presentation R, Then and Now below:

(By the way, you can find links to the production case studies referenced on Slide 7, here.)

The talk was also recording, and I'll add a link to the video in this post when it's available.

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