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Revolution Newsletter: May 2013

The most recent edition of the Revolution Newsletter is out. The news section is below, and you can read the full May edition (with highlights from this blog and community events) online. You can subscribe to the Revolution Newsletter to get it monthly via email. Gaming Analytics FTW! Join us on 13Jun13 at 10:00 AM PDT for our webinar with Bill Grasso from Osolog, LLC. He’ll be discussing how gaming companies are using predictive analytics to gain insight into how players behave and to apply that knowledge to reduce churn and increase monetization opportunities. If you are a digital media professional or investor, this is the webinar for you. Register today and learn how to boost your gaming revenue. New R Training Courses. The Revolution Analytics training department has just launched new R training courses, including Data Visualization in R, Marketing Analytics with R and Using R with Hadoop. Check out the R Course Catalog for the complete list. Applications of R in Finance at R/Finance 2013. Revolution Analytics is a proud sponsor of the premier gathering of quantitative analysts, portfolio managers, risk analysts and researchers using R for finance. Join us at the R/Finance 2013 conference, which will take place May 17-18 in Chicago.  Revolution Analytics in the News: Read how American Century Investments uses graph analysis techniques to map connections among companies to improve financial results in this InformationWeek cover story, and find out why Revolution Analytics will ride the 2nd wave of predictive analytics adoption into the SMB market at CRN. What’s new in Revolution R Enterprise 6.2? Check out the new features in our webinar replay. 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

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