Web Analytics with R

  • September 17, 2013 · 6:00 PM

In this presentation Johann will share his experience in creating his first open-source R package, ganalytics, used for accessing Google Analytics data. Reflecting on his journey to date in learning R, Johann will give tips to newcomers in helping them succeed in using R for their day to day work and in creating their own packages. A demonstration of ganalytics will follow with an invitation to the community to get involved in its future development.

Johann De Boer manages the Digital Analytics platform for Open Universities Australia. Through the collection and analysis of data, Johann generates insight into the behaviour of consumers to explore opportunities to better meet their needs. He works collaboratively with online marketers, business analysts and web developers to deliver user-centric online optimisations. Using Google Analytics API within the R programming language, Johann focuses on data quality and automation to produce analyses that enhance business insight. Johann is Google Analytics individually qualified and has a background in web analytics, usability and accessibility consulting, spanning industries in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.


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  • Jeromy A.

    1 · September 19, 2013

  • Johann de B.

    Thanks all for the great feedback and to Jeromy for organising the event.
    I've posted the R script used during my demonstration to the following gist: https://gist.github.com/jdeboer/6569077
    Also, the presentation slides are now available on slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/johanndeboer/web-analytics-with-r-melb-urn

    2 · September 18, 2013

    • Yuval M.

      Many thanks Johann for presenting - really sorry I missed it! And thanks for sharing the content - would you mind also uploading the content to this site? (Under "More" --> "Files")

      September 19, 2013

  • Richard S.

    Enjoyed my first session and I look forward to giving the package a whirl in the near future. Thanks for your efforts Johann.

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • Pranav

    Hi Johann, could you please post the link to resources mentioned in your presentation yesterday?

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • Firoz A.

    It was very informative. Looking forward to next meet up session.

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • John W.

    Really good talk... very informative. It was my first R Users Group meeting, and I intend to go to more.

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • Aliaksei H.

    Now I know "how", I better figure out "why" and "what for"...

    1 · September 17, 2013

  • Richard C.

    excellent informative talk

    1 · September 17, 2013

  • He(Michael) L.

    looking forward to see you again, and your presentation.

    1 · September 17, 2013

  • Mai D.

    sorry cannot make it this time

    September 16, 2013

  • Andrew W.

    I've used R since 2000, mostly for survey research (cleaning, imputing, visualising and reporting).

    August 19, 2013

  • Robert N.

    looking forward to it

    August 17, 2013

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