[R] SAS or R software

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk
Sun Dec 19 11:00:48 CET 2004

On 19-Dec-04 Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
> Henric Nilsson wrote:
>> How to fight this? I don't know. Right now I'm thinking, "If you can 
>> beat 'em, join 'em" and that the way of proving that `some other' 
>> software works is through having similar documents and tools as the 
>> commercial vendors.
> With the job market for statisticians being excellent, I've often 
> wondered why clinical statisticians in industry are so often timid. 
> Statisticians need to show strength and stamina, along with good 
> teaching skills, on this issue.

Because, I fear (and I don't have good documentation on it but I
do have quite a strong impression), that such is not what their
employers and managers see as their role and function.

Other may wish to comment ...

Best wishes to all,

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Date: 19-Dec-04                                       Time: 10:00:48
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