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How Valuable is a #1 Ranking for Analytics Software? Not as Much as You Might Think!
In my neverending quest to study the Popularity of Data Analysis Software, I recently read the 2013 Edition of the Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study by Dresner Advisory Services, LLC. In it, I found the table below which … Continue reading
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JMBayes R package (webinar)
A free webinar will provide an introduction to the “JMBayes” R package which provides methods for Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and TimetoEvent Data under a Bayesian Approach. Webinar Format: – Introduction to Joint Models and the JMBayes R package – … Continue reading
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R Continues Its Rapid Growth
I’ve just updated the section below from The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. Note that the overall article is still under construction and all the figure numbers have changed from previous versions. Growth in Capability The capability of analytics software … Continue reading
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Learn to Manage Data at useR! 2014 or Online April 25
Before you can analyze data, it must be in the right form. Join me on April 25th for a 4hour webinar that shows how to perform the most commonly used data management tasks in R. We will work through handson examples of … Continue reading
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SAS, SPSS, Stata Users: Learn R from Home April 21
Has learning R been driving you a bit crazy? If so, it may be that you’re “lost in translation.” On April 21 and 23, I’ll be teaching a webinar, R for SAS, SPSS and Stata Users. With each R concept, … Continue reading
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Analytics Software Popularity Update: Counting Blogs, Simplifying Job Searches
My latest update to The Popularity of Data Analysis Software is an attempt to use blog counts to estimate the popularity of analytics software. While I was able to greatly broaden the coverage of packages when studying job data, I … Continue reading
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Job Trends in the Analytics Market: New, Improved, now Fortified with C, Java, MATLAB, Python, Julia and Many More!
I’m expanding the coverage of my article, The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. This is the first installment, which includes a new opening and a greatly expanded analysis of the analytics job market. Here it is, from the abstract onward … Continue reading
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Learn R and/or Data Management from Home January or April
If you want to learn R, or improve your current R skills, join me for two workshops that I’m offering through Revolution Analytics in January and April. If you already know another analytics package, the workshop, Intro to R for … Continue reading
Knoxville R User’s Group Meeting November 1
The next meeting of the Knoxville R User’s Group will consist of four 20minute talks followed by an open planning session. It will take place on Friday, November 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The University of Tennessee, … Continue reading
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What R Has Been Missing
While R has more methods than any other analytics software, it has been missing a crucial feature found in most other packages. SPSS Modeler had it first, way back when they still called it Clementine. Then SAS Institute realized how crucial … Continue reading
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