Microsoft buys data science specialist Revolution Analytics zite.to/1EaHESx
Most businesses are interested in learning more about who their most valuable customers are and how to identify them. With that knowledge they can retain the valuable customers and also go out and find prospects with similar profiles to the best customers. Here’s a post from the Revolution Analytics Blog about how to predict which shoppers will become repeat buyers and a new Kaggle contest on the same subject.
IBM and Revolution Analytics have integrated R with Netezza. Check out the GigaOm recap.
Check out the CNet article to learn how Revolution Analytics has enabled access to Hadoop via their new offering, RevoScaleR.