Business-analytics vendor Tableau Software moved to stake out its turf now that Microsoft has entered the BI market.
Stories by Sharon Machlis
Tableau Software is expected to release the next major upgrade of its popular data visualization software, Tableau 10, within a couple of weeks.
This step-by-step guide, including video, shows you how to analyze a file with more than two million records of U.S. airline flight delays using Microsoft's free Power BI platform.
IBM will back efforts to create infrastructure and best practices for the R community, as well as promote use of the language.
Tables can be very important tools for data display. We offer 11 tips and tricks to help Excel users make tables more effective, reshape data, easily look up data and more.
The release includes an R editor, code auto-completion, debugging, built-in GitHub support and other features.
Sure you can use this technique for election maps — but it’s also handy for sales figures, mobile data coverage and many other types of data.
Want to keep meetings uninterrupted while still responding to texts? If you've got an Android phone, you can use the Tasker and Trigger apps to send automatic responses. Here's how.
Verizon researchers receive incident data from contributing organizations, which means numerous categories also have subcategories. Importing and analyzing all that with Excel was problematic.
Esri is set to announce an open-source software bridge that makes it faster and easier to move mapping data between ArcGIS and R. The aim is to help R users tap into an organization's GIS data housed within ArcGIS, a popular platform for high-powered geo-analysis, without the need to generate intermediate files. However, the code will also work to pull in any vector or tabular data supported by ArcGIS -- including but not limited to Shapefiles -- whether or not that data is stored within ArcGIS.
As foreshadowed on Twitter yesterday, a new R Consortium of major vendors launched today aimed at "strengthen[ing] both the technical and user communities," according to a Linux Foundation announcement.
Tableau will showcase beta version 9.0 of its data visualization and analysis software to a large group of customers today, touting features that include drag-and-drop analytics as well as data-preparation features that formerly had to be done outside the application.
A self-described security "amateur" discovered hundreds of Internet-connected devices ranging from cameras to industrial control systems that were connected to the Internet without even basic password protection - meaning they could be easily turned on and off or otherwise manipulated with a single click of a mouse.
Some Excel tips and tricks for manipulating dates, and for getting data into the format you need, are also ready for your R pleasure.
If you work with data much, you don't need a statistical model to predict that the odds of consistently getting data in the format you need for analysis are pretty low. Those who do a great deal of data cleaning and reformatting often turn to scripting languages like Python or specialty tools such as OpenRefine or R.