RStudio Cloud: An inclusive solution for learning R

2021-08-05 Dr. Patricia Menéndez
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Learn how Monash University uses RStudio Cloud in their Introduction to Data Analysis and Collaborative & Reproducible Practices units. From weekly tutorials and assignments during the semester to even a timed test with 300 students logging in simultaneously. Read more →

R in Healthcare Meetup Q&A

2021-08-03 Chris Bumgardner
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The team at Children’s Wisconsin is using R and RStudio’s suite of tools to enable forecasting, modeling, and data mining among other data science activities. During the meetup, Chris Bumgardner shared a few examples of the applications that have been created to support their vision that the kids of Wisconsin will be the healthiest in the nation. Read more →

RStudio Connect 1.9.0 - Content Curation Tools

2021-07-29 Kelly O'Briant
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As publishers add more content to RStudio Connect, content organization, distribution, and discovery can become a challenge. Distributing individual links to all your most important content is tiresome, and the default Connect dashboard contains more information than end users often want or need. This release of RStudio Connect introduces tools for addressing these common content curation concerns: How do you make sure your audience finds what they need on RStudio Connect without paging through the dashboard, remembering the right search terms, or bookmarking every content item you share? Read more →

Shiny Apps from Concept to Production - An RStudio Community X-Session with Appsilon

2021-07-27 Curtis Kephart
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Ready to take your Shiny development skills to the next level? This RStudio Community X-Session connects you with the Shiny experts at Appsilon. The two-hour workshop covers development workflows, coding best practices, tips for scaling and infrastructure, and improving your apps’ user interface. Read more →

Top 3 Coding Best Practices from the Shiny Contest

2021-07-22 Nick Strayer
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Recently we wrapped up another round of the Shiny Contest, and, as always, the entries were terrific. A previous post announced and discussed the winners, but we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the examples of fantastic code we saw in the entries. In this post, we have selected three apps that demonstrate Shiny best practices. The apps are RestoR by Luka Negoita and Anna Calle, the Commute Explorer by Stefan Schliebs, and {wedding}: a Shiny app to help future grooms by Margot Brard. Read more →

Advice to Aspiring Sports Analytics Professionals

2021-07-20 Mitch Tanney
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How do I get started in sports analytics? Mitch Tanney shares his advice for aspiring data scientists passionate to apply their analytic skills to the field, court, ice or pitch of their choice. Mitch has years of experience in professional sports analytics, and recently joined RStudio’s customer success team. Read more →

A CEO’s View of Open Source Data Science in the Enterprise

2021-07-15 Lou Bajuk
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We recently sat down with Art Steinmetz, former CEO of OppenheimerFunds, to get his unique perspective on the value and viability of code-first, open source data science for the enterprise. Read more →

Shiny, Tableau, and PowerBI: Better Business Intelligence

2021-07-12 Marcin Dubel (Appsilon)
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We compared the features and capabilities of Shiny, Tableau, and PowerBI for delivering insights in enterprise organizations. This is our opinion on how they stack up. Read more →

RStudio Professional Drivers 1.8.0

2021-06-28 Ricardo Andrade and Brian Deitte
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Announcing the 1.8.0 release of the RStudio Professional Drivers, with a fully supported Snowflake driver, a more compatible NTLMv2 support for the Microsoft SQLServer driver, and other updated drivers. Read more →

Strategic Analytics at Monash University: How RStudio Accelerated the Transformation

2021-06-24 Behrooz Hassani-Mahmooei (and the InSight Team)
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Similar to any other large and complex organisation, Monash University employs a wide range of data to inform decision making and monitor different aspects of their operations. Read more →