Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Joins R Consortium to Encourage Development, Maintenance and Distribution of R Software

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Grant is a part of the Moore Foundation’s Data-Driven Discovery Initiative to support data scientists SAN FRANCISCO – [Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET] – The R Consortium, an open source…

Introducing RC RUGS: R Consortium R User Group Support Program

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The R Consortium is very happy to announce RC RUGS, the R Consortium R User Group Support Program. We believe that user groups are a great strength of the R…

Esri joins the R Consortium

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In another sign of R’s push into the enterprise, leading GIS vendor Esri has joined the R Consortium, adding to a roster of tech companies that includes Microsoft, IBM, Oracle…

Business Insider Australia: Lean any 11 of these programming languages and you’ll always have a job

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There are thousands of programming languages, but some of them are far more popular than others. READ MORE

InfoWorld: Beginner’s Guide to R

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Interest in the R statistics language is soaring, especially for data analysis. Get to know this hot programming option in our beginner’s guide. READ MORE

Fast Company: Why the R programming language is good for business

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With terabytes of data at hand, every business is trying to figure out the best way to understand information about their customers and themselves. READ MORE

FierceBigData: R Consortium funds initiatives to advance R language

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The R Consortium, which is an independent open source foundation that supports the R community and a Linux Foundation project, announced this morning that it is funding seven community projects…

The VAR Guy: Open Source R Code to Get New Hub with Help from the Linux Foundation

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The R Consortium and the Linux Foundation will fund a new open source developer hub for the R programming language called R-Hub, which complements CRAN and R-Forge. READ MORE.

FierceBigData: R-Hub awarded first R Consortium grant

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R-Hub, a developing, building, testing and R packages validation service, is the recipient of the first ever R Consortium grant. READ MORE

SD Times Digest: R Consortium announces first grant

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The R Consortium has announced its first grant will go to a new service designed for developing, building, testing and validating R packages. READ MORE.

VentureBeat: Microsoft, Oracle, HP, Tibco, RStudio form the R Consortium under the Linux Foundation

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The nonprofit Linux Foundation today announced a new initiative called the R Consortium, a new group to unite the users of the open-source R programming language, which is widely used among data…

Datanami: Consortium Makes Business Case For R Language

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As more data scientists and researchers embrace the R programming language and statistical computing environment, the Linux Foundation has moved to strengthen the user community and, with it, the development…

ComputerWorld: Google, Microsoft, Oracle back new R Consortium at Linux Foundation

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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. READ MORE

Revolution Analytics: R Consortium News Roundup

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In case you missed the news last week, the R Consortium was announced. This new non-profit trade group will work with the R Foundation to support the R Community and the…