IBM, Cloudera join RStudio to create R interface to Apache Spark

IBM, Cloudera join RStudio to create R interface to Apache Spark

R users can now use the popular dplyr package to tap into Apache Spark big data.

09/28/16

Esri joins the R Consortium

Esri joins the R Consortium

It's another sign of R's push into the enterprise, as the geospatial analysis vendor joins companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Google.

09/26/16

How to download new Census data with R

How to download new Census data with R

Here's how to get data from the just-released 2015 American Community Survey using R.

09/15/16

Bottlenose aims to automate data science tasks

Bottlenose aims to automate data science tasks

Its Nerve Center 3 product targets the mid-range of the market

09/13/16

Qlik to add R, Python support

Qlik to add R, Python support

Qlik will be adding R and Python integration to its data analysis tool later this month, continuing a BI trend to use scripting languages to bulk up the power of drag-and-drop platforms.

09/08/16

Feds seek help in analyzing traffic death spike

Feds seek help in analyzing traffic death spike

If you've got data skills, the US government hopes you'll pitch in to help figure out why more people were killed in traffic accidents last year than in any of the prior six.

08/30/16

Microsoft ratchets up its R enthusiasm

Microsoft ratchets up its R enthusiasm

Microsoft announces more R capabilities within its Power BI platform and launches an R Script Showcase.

08/18/16

Esri offers free aid to agencies battling disasters

Esri offers free aid to agencies battling disasters

Fire? Flood? Hurricane? Esri will offer tech support to organizations facing active disasters.

08/18/16

Data wrangling tool Trifacta aims to ease analysis pain

Data wrangling tool Trifacta aims to ease analysis pain

The free version handles files up to 100 MB in text, Excel and JSON formats.

08/05/16

Great R packages for data import, wrangling & visualization

Great R packages for data import, wrangling & visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table

07/29/16

Datafest! Highlights from Open Data Science Conference Boston

I round up some of the more interesting sessions at ODSC Boston

05/21/16

Adobe Analytics revamps 'ClickMap'

Adobe Analytics revamps 'ClickMap'

Activity Map will offer segmenting, live view

04/27/16

Primaries show the danger of focusing on bad data

Primaries show the danger of focusing on bad data

Whatever your politics, this year's presidential primaries are a great lesson in how to focus on the wrong metrics.

03/02/16

Data: What you want to know about Super Tuesday states

Data: What you want to know about Super Tuesday states

Dig into demographics with this Esri story map

03/01/16

Plotly targets BI users with new dashboard emphasis

Plotly targets BI users with new dashboard emphasis

The cloud service that once focused on stand-alone data visualizations now hopes to play in the business intelligence space.

02/08/16

Best Black Friday tech books & video sales

Best Black Friday tech books & video sales

Want to bruh up on a tech skill or learn a new one? Now's a good time to buy a how-to ebook, video class or even paper book thanks to Thanksgiving holiday weekend sales.

11/27/15

5 things wrong with Slack

5 things wrong with Slack

Slack may have a compelling interface -- and fun bots -- but some things need to be fixed if it's going to replace my in-company email and IM.

11/20/15

Plotly to open source its dataviz code

Plotly to open source its dataviz code

The JavaScript library is now free to use in any project, or offline in MATLAB, RStudio or a Jupyter notebook.

11/17/15

Are death rates really soaring for middle-aged white Americans?

Are death rates really soaring for middle-aged white Americans?

It's hard to argue with a paper written by a Nobel Laureate. But statistician Andrew Gelman is, in a way, doing just that.

11/13/15

New $85K package development service backed by R Consortium

New $85K package development service backed by R Consortium

And, the consortium's Infrastructure Steering Committee has more money to award; applications are now open.

11/02/15

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