Inquiry Response: Thoughts on Platforms and Recruitment, Looking to the Future
What hard packages are being taught in data science programs (SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, Python, etc.)? We’ve seen a shift away from proprietary platforms. How are organizations reacting to attract and retain new talent? What does the future look like in this space?
THE BIG IDEAS:
- There is a clear shift from proprietary to open-source
- R, Python and SAS have different strengths
- Analytics is about life-long learning
Since 2014, we have seen a surge of open-source dominance.