Predictive Analytics
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Open Source is Opening Data to Predictive Analytics

DavidMSmith - March 9, 2010

The R Project: despite there being over 2 million users of this open-source language for statistical data analysis, you might…

Uncategorized
708 views

Microsoft’s anti-Google weapon: Open-source Bing

StephenBaker1 - February 22, 2010

Google continues to punish Microsoft in search, taking some 70% of the market. Worse, Google is offering lots of free…

Business Intelligence
576 views

Big Data

Steve Bennett - February 7, 2010

Several month's ago a short video appeared on YouTube with an interview of LinkedIn's Chief Scientist DJ Patil. In it he discusses…

Uncategorized
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Python Programs for Non-Python People

SDC Editor - February 4, 2010

Python programs written to run in BEGIN PROGRAM blocks are easy to write and add lots of functionality to IBM…

Business Intelligence
815 views

COSS BI: Open Source, Open Core or Openly Naked?

RomanStanek - January 17, 2010

Peter Yared wrote recently a BusinessWeek guest blog post called “Failure of Commercial Open Source Software.” Not surprisingly his post…

Business Intelligence
720 views

R, REvolution named in top analytic trends for 2010

DavidMSmith - December 7, 2009

Author and enterprise software executive Nenshad Bardoliwalla lists his Top 10 Trends for 2010 in Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Performance Management…

Data Mining
649 views

R Foundation clarifies position on package licenses

DavidMSmith - May 1, 2009

Robert Gentleman, on behalf of the R Foundation, issued today the following statement: We are writing on behalf of the…

Data Mining
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Behind the scenes of REvolution’s 64-bit Windows port of R

DavidMSmith - April 13, 2009

I'm very happy to report that after 6 months of development by a team of 8 developers (at its peak)…

Data Visualization
652 views

Inside Rohm and Haas’ Open Source Dashboard

SDC Editor - April 4, 2009

In “Rohm and Haas and the ‘Open Source Dashboard," we noted that the big chemical company had deployed a low-cost…

Data Mining
722 views

Interview with Anne Milley, SAS II

SDC Editor - March 6, 2009

Anne Milley is director of product marketing, SAS Institute. In part 2 of the interview, Anne talks of immigration in…