Data Science Leadership

RStudio: A Single Home for R and Python Data Science

2021-01-13 Lou Bajuk
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Over the past year, RStudio has invested in making our pro and open source offerings the best common home for both R- and Python-based Data Science. In this blog post, we explain why we support both Python and R, review these recent features, and encourage readers to attend our upcoming webinar. Read more →

Custom Google Analytics Dashboards with R: Building The Dashboard

2021-01-06 Carl Howe
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In this post, I continue our series on how to create your own Google Analytics dashboard in R. Using the data we downloaded in our last post, we'll now create a simple dashboard showing blog page views over time and highlighting the most popular ones. Read more →

Exploring US COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

2020-12-23 Art Steinmetz
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Arthur Steinmetz, former Chairman, CEO, and President of OppenheimerFunds, uses R and the tidymodels package to explore the relationship between COVID-19 cases and mortality in the US. Read more →

Announcing the 2020 R Community Survey

2020-12-11 Carl Howe
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Want data about how people learn and use R? If so, please fill out our 3nd annual survey so that we can better understand today's R community. We'll publish the results in February 2021 as free and open source data. Read more →

Custom Google Analytics Dashboards with R: Downloading Data

2020-11-27 Carl Howe
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This article, the first of three, describes how to use a code-oriented data science approach to Google Analytics data from a blog. It creates custom views of raw GA data while hiding the complexity of the Google Analytics data and interface Read more →

How California Uses Shiny in Production to Fight COVID-19

2020-11-19 Daniel Petzold and Carl Howe
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RStudio analyzes how the California Department of Public Health built a COVID-19 dashboard in R and Shiny that now serves millions of California citizens. Read more →

Why RStudio Focuses on Code-Based Data Science

2020-11-17 Lou Bajuk, Carl Howe
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Michael Lippis of The Outlook podcast recently interviewed RStudio's Lou Bajuk to discuss open source data science, support for R and Python, and how leaders are getting value from data science. Read more →

Where Does RStudio Fit into Your Cloud Strategy?

2020-11-12 Lou Bajuk, RStudio
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Over the last few years, more companies have begun migrating their data science work to the cloud. As they do, they naturally want to bring along their favorite data science tools, including RStudio, R, and Python. In this blog post, we discuss the various ways RStudio products can be a part of that journey. Read more →

Why RStudio Supports Python for Data Science

2020-10-30 Carl Howe
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When our customers ask us why RStudio's products support Python as well, we have a simple answer: It's because our data shows that our customers use R and Python for different tasks Read more →

Open Source Data Science in Investment Management

2020-10-13 Art Steinmetz, former Chairman, CEO and President of OppenheimerFunds
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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash Surviving the Data Deluge Many of the strategies at my old investment shop were thematically oriented. Among them was the notion of the “data deluge.” We sought to invest in companies that were positioned to help other companies manage the exponentially growing torrent of data arriving daily and turn that data into actionable business intelligence. Ironically, we ourselves struggled to effectively use our own data. Read more →