# New Poll: Predictive Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science Software Used

The 14th annual KDnuggets Software poll is asking: What Predictive Analytics, Big Data, Data mining, Data Science software you used in the past 12 months for a real project? Please vote

~~The 14th annual KDnuggets software poll is asking:~~

This poll is now closed - here are the results of

**What Analytics, Big Data, Data mining, Data Science software you used in the past 12 months?**

This poll includes commercial tools, open source tools, your own code, and Big data tools.

We will analyze the results, compare with past years, and report the findings in early June.

To reduce multiple voting from some overeager vendors, this poll, as in the past, is using email verification.

For comparison, here are the results of

In 2012 Poll the leading tools were:

- R
- Excel
- Rapid-I RapidMiner
- KNIME
- Weka / Pentaho
- StatSoft Statistica
- SAS
- Rapid-I RapidAnalytics
- MATLAB
- IBM SPSS Statistics
- IBM SPSS Modeler
- SAS Enterprise Miner

Additional software mentioned in response to this poll:

- FICO Model Builder
- Infocentricity Xeno

From ACM SIGKDD LinkedIn Group:

- Xingkai Li: ELKI for clustering. ELKI: is an Environment for Developing KDD-Applications Supported by Index-Structures, used for clustering
- Greg Makowski: SAS Enterprise Miner, R, Angoss ... deploy with PMML and the Zementis ADAPA server
- Phil Nguyen: Mathematica/Matlab for math or matrix intensive projects, C++, CUDA for the extra boost.
- Will (Willy) Martin: Storm, Kafka, R/Math3 (Apache)