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Anonymous A asked on Mar 23, 2019

Hi,

I've noticed that there has been a big emphasis on teaching consultants Python as of late. Why is this the case?

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replied on Mar 23, 2019
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Hi,

It’s mostly because of the large quantities of data that is available nowadays to perform analysis. After a certain point, Excel becomes ineffective and slow. Softwares like Python and R are great at handling huge volumes of data.

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Vlad replied on Mar 23, 2019
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Hi,

Several reasons:

  • Most of the clients are going through digital transformations
  • There is more and more data collected
  • Clients are opening their own data science departments, so it's getting harder and harder to satisfy and impress them

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so does that mean learning coding is a must now? — B on Mar 25, 2019

Anonymous B updated his answer on Mar 23, 2019

Hi,

It’s mostly because of the large quantities of data that is available nowadays to perform analysis. After a certain point, Excel becomes ineffective and slow. Softwares like Python and R are great at handling huge volumes of data.

Hope this helps!

Nirmit

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