Paul Ditterline | Getting buy-in to adopt new tools
14 October 2021, 05 pm

Paul Ditterline | Getting buy-in to adopt new tools

Director of Data Science, Heaven Hill

Episode notes

Paul Ditterline, Director of Data Science, Heaven Hill, dives deep into the mechanics of a great data science team, covering topics like: the importance of small wins, ways to manage key performance indicators (KPIs), and adopting new tools within a team.

We were recently joined by Paul Ditterline, Director of Data Science at Heaven Hill Brands.

A few snippets:

27:06 - Small wins when implementing new tools
30:23 - How to prioritize KPIs
33:57 - Communicate what you're doing and why
35:39 - Getting buy-in to adopt new tools
39:24 - How often to revise a model in production
41:56 - Tips to be a better leader
50:36 - How to kick off the conversation to get approval to use R/Python
56:37 - When and why to use code-based over non-code-based tools

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Featured in this episode
Rachael Dempsey
Rachael DempseyHost
Community Manager at RStudio
I love connecting people across the data science community to share what they're accomplishing with data and help others do the same through community discussions, industry meetups, and more.
Paul Ditterline
Paul DitterlineGuest
Director of Data Science, Heaven Hill
I love driving company wide data based decision making to help the business provide consumers with the best spirits in the world!

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