Open-source software is fundamentally necessary to ensure that the tools of data science are broadly accessible, and to provide a reliable and trustworthy foundation for reproducible research. This talk will delve into why open source software is so important and discuss the role of corporations as stewards of open source software. I’ll also talk about how RStudio is structured and organized to pursue its mission of creating open source software for data science.
JJ is a software engineer and entrepreneur who builds tools that empower people with technology. JJ has conceived and designed several industry leading products by balancing market, customer, and technical considerations, and by maintaining intimate involvement in all aspects of software design and construction.