R You Ready?
Andrew C. Schultz, Director of Analytics in the DonorScape practice of Bentz Whaley Flessner
Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: The Center for American Progress, 2nd Floor | Metro: McPherson Square or Metro Center
Members and non-members welcome. Maximum attendance is 35 people.
The R statistical software package is a powerful tool for analytics, predictive modeling, and related statistical work. It is fast becoming the industry standard in academic research as well as leading corporations like Google and Facebook. Plus, the software is free! So "R" you ready to learn more? This session will provide a broad overview of R's capabilities and applications for fundraising, including a live demo of critical skills such as data preparation, modeling, and scoring. You will not need prior experience with R or a degree in biostatistics for this session; beginners and experienced practitioners alike will come away with new skills.