Data Science 101: Using the RForcecom R Package for Salesforce

RForcecom is a very useful R package that provides the connection to Force.com and Salesforce.com from R. Using the package means you can treat the widely popular cloud-based CRM tool as a data source. In the short instructional video below, you’ll learn how to set up RForcecom, read an opportunity list from Salesforce and utilize a decision tree machine learning algorithm. Of course this demo is just the tip of the iceberg since using Salesforce as a data source leaves open many possibilities for the data scientist.

You can download and install RForcecom by visiting HERE.