This blog focuses on answering questions centered on how to realize value and insights from analytics - in other words how to take analytic projects all the way from INCEPTION to ACTION without stopping at "math".
Take scoping rules one step further - to applications in Shiny! You need to understand the three main scopes in a Shiny application to save yourself headaches as you expand from one to many users of your apps.
Computers, and computing networks, are considered "artificial" systems, which means they are created by humans instead of occurring naturally. An important question might be whether these systems are alive?
You can establish solid tests in R with a little planning and practice - we walk step by step through testing a function in R and even setup an easy-to-use framework for repeatability that you can download and start using right away.
I'm thrilled to share a critical thinking post about Big Data that really came to the forefront of my consciousness while I, with great pleasure, read Martin Lindstrom's new book "Small Data" this week (published Feb 2013 - ISBN 9781250080684).