Making sense of data

"Analytics is the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data."

wikipedia definition

Increasingly, businesses and other organisations are turning to advanced analytics to learn more from their data. From market segmentation/clustering analysis – to forecasting future sales, political elections or web traffic – to spam email detection, the use of analytics is wide ranging and rapidly growing as a major trend of the 21st Century.


R is a free/open source software package for analysing and visualising data, which offers powerful capabilities for analytics and data processing. You can find out more about R here and see some examples of visualising and analysing data under the projects section.