The Best Data Scientists Run R and Python

One of my favorite taglines is “the best run businesses run SAP®.” It is clean. It creates a sense of elitism by association. And upon hearing this tagline, those using SAP for planning think, “I am an SAP shop, my business is efficient.” Those not using SAP, “my company doesn’t use SAP and we have a number of deficiencies.” (Guess what? All companies have problems but here those issues accrue to not using SAP. Smart.) So what has this got to do with analytics and the use of R or Python? For the past 4 years I was an evangelist of advanced analytics algorithms at a large analytics software firm. My job was to show how advanced algorithms can better match customer preferences with products, decrease waste in production and…


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