RStudio is amazing, the future of Data Science
Updated September 01, 2021

RStudio is amazing, the future of Data Science

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with RStudio

I use RStudio for research & teaching purposes (I'm a professor in a business school). I know 5-6 of my colleagues also use it. All of my courses are entirely focused on coding and I use RStudio all the time in class. Additionally, all of my research revolves around uses of R code, thus I spend 5-6h/day working with RStudio.
  • Amazing user interface
  • Great package development
  • Incredible simple to use
  • Joyful team & community
  • NLP, a package (wrapper) for major models (ex: GPT3), just as for Keras-Tensorflow
  • I could not have done half of what I do without RStudio (research & pedagogy).
  • It's so good that it's hard to code elsewhere now (ex: Jupyter Notebooks)
I have tried to work a bit with Jupyer notebooks and Spyder, but both are way less agreeable than RStudio.
Once you taste RStudio, you can't go back!
I have not used support directly.
I chose them because they are, in my opinion, the best option. I did have a simple subscription to shinyapps. I wanted to give a bit of money to RStudio, given all they have done for me.
I use because Shiny apps are amazing tools for sharing data science insights. I teach my students how to build dynamic dashboards with Shiny. They really enjoy it.

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For coding in data science (R/Python), I genuinely think it is the best solution.

Using RStudio

6 - Teaching and research
We do not have in-house support. We help each other when need be.
  • Learning R
  • Carrying out empirical research work
I use RStudio almost every day. I can't work without it!
I'm not good enough yet in Python to test it in RStudio.
I'm learning slowly on Jupyter Notebooks and ultimately, I'll switch back to RStudio.

Evaluating RStudio and Competitors

  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Prior Experience with the Product

RStudio Implementation

We did it at the individual level: anyone willing to code in R can use it.
No real deployment involved.
Change management was minimal

RStudio Support

Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
You don't need to purchase support.
You get help from free resources like StackOverflow.

Using RStudio

Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using