Data Science Leadership

Effective Visualizations for Credible, Data-Driven Decision Making

2020-04-16 Jason Milnes
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Recently, we were joined by the smart folks at Roche & Novartis to present a webinar on effective data visualization. You can watch the recording of the full presentation here. It was the latest installment in a series of webinars highlighting industry leaders in the Pharmaceutical and Life Science spaces that are doing world-changing data science work. They presented many great insights, most of which are relevant to data scientists in every industry, and we wanted to share our learnings. Read more →

RStudio, PBC

2020-01-29 J.J. Allaire
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We started the RStudio project because we were excited and inspired by R. The creators of R provided a flexible and powerful foundation for statistical computing; then made it free and open so that it could be improved collaboratively and its benefits could be shared by the widest possible audience. It’s better for everyone if the tools used for research and science are free and open. Reproducibility, widespread sharing of knowledge and techniques, and the leveling of the playing field by eliminating cost barriers are but a few of the shared benefits of free software in science. Read more →

R vs. Python: What's the best language for Data Science?

2019-12-17 Lou Bajuk
We will briefly examine the debates over R vs. Python, and then share why we believe R and Python can, should and do work beautifully together. Read more →