|By Business Wire||
|June 30, 2014 11:01 AM EDT||
Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced certification testing for its flagship product, Revolution R Enterprise. The test is independently proctored by Kryterion, a full service provider of customizable assessment and certification products and services. Study materials are available for free from Revolution Analytics’ website. The fee to take the test is $200 and for more information visit http://www.revolutionanalytics.com/academyr-specialist-certification.
“With the continuing growth in demand for R language programming experts, Revolution Analytics wants to help our users better exploit their skills in the marketplace and help our customers know they are hiring the right people for the job,” said Neera Talbert, vice president, professional services at Revolution Analytics. “As a certified specialist, individuals can accurately represent their skills to prospective employers and in turn employers will have a clear understanding of the skill set of the professionals they are hiring.”
Experts forecast a huge talent gap in advanced analytics in the coming years. Revolution R Enterprise Professional Certification is the industry’s first certification on advanced analytics for Big Data using Revolution R Enterprise, the Big Data Big Analytics platform based on the R statistical programming language. Certification of Revolution R Enterprise demonstrates an individual’s proficiency in managing, mining and analyzing Big Data sets within the Revolution R Enterprise environment.
The exam is offered both online and onsite by Kryterion. For individuals and companies interested in learning more about the exam, and the available materials, please contact Revolution Analytics at [email protected] or 855-GET-REVO (438-7386).
About Revolution Analytics
Revolution Analytics, with its Revolution R Enterprise (RRE) software, is the innovative leader in Big Data Big Analytics. RRE is powered by the R language, the de facto standard for what Gartner describes as Advanced Analytics. RRE is used by enterprises with massive data, performance and multi-platform requirements that need to drive down the cost of Big Data. RRE runs on industry-leading data platforms, and integrates with business intelligence, data visualization, web and mobile apps to build solutions that drive game changing business insights and value. The flagship solution is now available with on-demand access on the AWS Marketplace.
About Open Source R
R is the most widely used statistical language with more than two million users worldwide. Top university talent are graduating with R skills, ready to help global enterprises innovate and realize value from Big Data. Revolution Analytics contributes to the growing R community with open-source contributions, user group sponsorships, and free Revolution R Enterprise licenses to academia.
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