New Zealand Transport Agency
R Platform
Oct 17 – Dec 17

Solution Design and Proof of Concept to move NZTA Statistical Analysts from using R Studio on local desktops to using R on Azure Virtual Desktop Servers based on the Microsoft Azure Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM).

Included looking at integration with Azure Automation for management of the servers and integration with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) for version control.

Also dealt with the beast that is manage R Studio packages on a shared server without the need for global admin rights.