R users: Be counted in Rexer’s 2013 Data Miner Survey

January 30, 2013

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

Since 2007, Rexer Analytics has been conducting periodic surveys to measure the analytic behaviors, views and preferences of data miners and analytic professionals. In the last survey, conducted in 2011, more than 1300 analysts shared information about the data analysis software packages they use. (The results of all Rexer surveys are available free to anyone who requests them.) In that survey, R ranked as the most popular software for corporate, consulting, academic and government use, and indeed for all data miners overall:

Rexer Analytics

R's popularity has only continued to grow since 2011, so be sure to have your voice heard in this latest iteration of the survey. To participate, please click on the link below, then click on the “Start Survey” link on the bottom of the webpage.  Please enter the access code UL3X7 in the space provided.  The survey should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.   

Access Code:  RV8V2

We're happy to promote this survey because Rexer ensures that your survey responses are completely confidential.  Rexer does not conduct research on behalf of any third party, but is solely for Rexer Analytics to disseminate the findings throughout the data mining and analytics community. The summary report for this 2013 Data Miner Survey will be available free to everyone in the fall of 2013.

Thanks for participating, and feel free to share the information above to other R users so they can participate, too.


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