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Revolution Newsletter: January 2013

The most recent edition of the Revolution Newsletter is out. The news section is below, and you can read the full January edition (with highlights from this blog and community events) online. You can subscribe to the Revolution Newsletter to get it monthly via email. Top Innovator, Big Data Technologies. Revolution Analytics is the proud recipient of the Top Innovator award for Big Data Technologies, from the DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference and Festival. This event will take place in San Francisco February 1-7, and features a presentation by Joseph Rickert on Predictive Modeling with Big Data in R. New webinar: Using R with Hadoop. On Thursday January 24, Think Big Analytics' Jeffrey Breen will present a new webinar on using R with Hadoop. Topics include: Hadoop streaming, the RHadoop project, and Big Data warehousing with R and Hive. Register for the webinar to claim your seat and for access to the replay if you can't attend the live session (which is limited to the first 1000 attendees who join). Introduction to R for Data Mining on Feb 14, 2013. In this webinar, Joseph Rickert focuses on data mining as the application area and shows how anyone with just a basic knowledge of elementary data mining techniques can become immediately productive in R. Revolution Analytics on the Radio. David Smith talks about the history of the R Project and Revolution Analytics' enhancements for the commercial sector in this DataInformed podcast with Ian Murphy, and about Data Science and R's role in this new movement in this IBM Big Data Hub podcast.   Revolution R delivers on speed and scale. In an in-depth profile, analyst firm Ventana Research says Revolution Analytics Rides R Language into Mainstream Business. See you at Strata! The Revolution Analytics team will be at the O'Reilly Strata conference, Feb 26-28 in Santa Clara, CA. Visit our booth for the latest Big-Data demos of Revolution R Enterprise, and for author signings of the new book Big Data, Big Analytics. And don't miss the talk Real-time Big Data Analytics: From Deployment to Production, part of the Data Driven Business day on Feb 26. Revolution Analytics: Newsletter Archive  

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David Smith is Vice President of Marketing and Community at Revolution Analytics. He has a long history with the R and statistics communities. After graduating with a degree in Statistics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, he spent four years researching statistical methodology at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, where he also developed a number of packages for the S-PLUS statistical modeling environment. He continued his association with S-PLUS at Insightful (now TIBCO Spotfire) overseeing the product management of S-PLUS and other statistical and data mining products.<

David smith is the co-author (with Bill Venables) of the popular tutorial manual, An Introduction to R, and one of the originating developers of the ESS: Emacs Speaks Statistics project. Today, he leads marketing for REvolution R, supports R communities worldwide, and is responsible for the Revolutions blog. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, he served as vice president of product management at Zynchros, Inc. Follow him on twitter at @RevoDavid