Monday, November 23, 2009

NYT: SAS threatened by R

The New York Times had an interesting piece yesterday about how SAS is facing several business threats from companies like the recently IBM-acquired SPSS, and from burgeoning interest in open-source software like R.  The NYT ran an entire article about R earlier this year, and this article discusses how SAS has been revamping their technology to work seamlessly with R code in response to R's growing popularity in academia and other research labs.

NYT: At a Software Powerhouse, the Good Life Is Under Siege

NYT Slideshow: At SAS, Taking Care of Employees Is Good Business

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