R is mighty, but it can be complex for data tasks. Learn how to get summaries, sort and do other tasks with relative ease. (Now updated with dplyr examples.)
Stories by Sharon Machlis
From books to videos to online tutorials -- most free! -- here are plenty of ideas to burnish your R knowledge.
Why x=3 doesn't always mean what you think it should, about data types and more.
From no-frills graphics to adding color and labeling your data, here's what you need to know.
From getting subsets of your data to pulling basic stats from your data frame, here's what you need to know.
In part 1 of our hands-on series, we explain why R's a great choice for basic data analysis and visualization work, and how to get started.
Whether it's local or from the Web, there are several ways to get data into R for further work.
Make your data sing. We look at 22 free tools that will help you use visualization and analysis to turn your data into informative, engaging graphics.
Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a Premium enterprise service for its Power BI data visualization platform.
80 Mbytes of storage for less than $12,000! boasts one ad. In another, a woman in hot pants touts a modem that's "maybe even sexy." These were too much fun not to share.
Prophet is aimed specifically at business problems such as computer infrastructure capacity planning.
If you have an Alexa-enabled device, you can now add Computerworld news to your regular Alexa Flash Briefing.
On the eve of its annual user conference, RStudio announced that its RStudio Connect publishing platform is out of beta and available for a free 45-day evaluation.
The Web app has much more power, but the mobile version can be useful for analyzing tweets, for instance.
Microsoft made another R-in-the-enterprise push today, announcing Microsoft R Server 9.0 with a goal of helping companies "operationalize" data science.