R in India: The Hindu

December 23, 2009 | David Smith

The Hindu, a leading English-language newspaper in India, published an article on December 21 about doing research with open-source tools and R got a prominent mention: Though commercial statistical packages are popular among researchers, their licensing costs drive people away from them. In this context, R https://www.r-project.org, the ... [Read more...]

R, REvolution named in top analytic trends for 2010

December 7, 2009 | David Smith

Author and enterprise software executive Nenshad Bardoliwalla lists his Top 10 Trends for 2010 in Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Performance Management at the website Enterprise Irregulars. If you've been following the Business Intelligence space (and who hasn't, right?) you'll recognize some familiar themes: predictive analytics, Web 2.0, Software-as-a-Service, risk, IBM. What's interesting about ... [Read more...]

How R is disrupting a billion-dollar market

December 4, 2009 | David Smith

Zack Urlocker, the EVP for Products at MySQL before it was acquired by Sun (and now an executive at Sun) has written an article at InfoWorld suggesting that the recent rash of articles looking at how IBM's acquisition of SPSS is affecting the BI market dominated by SAS are downplaying ... [Read more...]
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