ISC Project Status Webinar

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Join us for a webinar on Jan 31, 2017 at 9:30 AM PST. Hear about R Consortium activities by watching the first ISC Project Status Webinar held on Tuesday, January 31st at 9:30AM PST (5:30PM…

Simple Features Now on CRAN

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by Edzer Pebesma Support for handling and analyzing spatial data in R goes back a long way. In 2003, a group of package developers sat together and decided to adopt…

Call for Proposals

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by Hadley Wickham The infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) is pleased to announce that the committee is now ready to accept proposals for the first round of funding in 2017. The ISC…

Halfway through “Improving DBI”

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by Kirill Müller In early 2016 the R Consortium partially accepted my “Improving DBI” proposal. An important part is the design and implementation of a testable DBI specification. Initially I…

RL10N hits its first milestone

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by Richard Cotton and Thomas Leeper R is gradually taking over the world (of data analysis).  However, proficiency in English remains a prerequisite for effectively working with R.  While R…

The start of satRdays

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by Gergely Daroczi, organizer Almost 200 people from 19 countries registered for the first satRday conference which was held last Saturday, September 3rd, in Budapest. The final count showed that...

The R Consortium Funds Three Projects in July

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by Joseph Rickert and Hadley Wickham The Infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) has approved funding for three of the thirteen proposed projects received during the most recent round of contributed proposals...

First Public Version of the r-hub Builder

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The r-hub builder is the first major project of the R consortium. It is an R package build and continuous integration service, open to all members of the R community....

R Consortium Outlook 2016

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2016 is already shaping up to be another banner year for the R Project. The project is as active as ever, with the new R 3.2.4 just released (and R...

Computer World: New $85K package development service backed by R Consortium

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R-Hub is the first project backed by the Infrastructure Steering Committee; more grant money now available. READ MORE

R Consortium Infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) elects Chair

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by Joseph Rickert This week, the Infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) of the R Consortium unanimously elected Hadley Wickham as its chair thereby also giving Hadley a seat on the R...

Best Practices for Using R Securely

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The R Consortium was formed to serve the interests of the R user community, and to that end the members of the R Consortium would like to share some best...

The R Consortium Begins its Mission

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Since the announcement of the R Consortium on June 30, the members of the Consortium have begun the mission of supporting the R project and the vast community of R...