Nate Kratzer | Focusing tools on adoption, BI Tools & Shiny
18 November 2021, 05 pm

Nate Kratzer | Focusing tools on adoption, BI Tools & Shiny

Data Science Manager at Brown-Forman

Episode notes

Nate Kratzer, Data Science Manager at Brown-Forman, speaks passionately about the impact of data science on the whiskey industry. Also: how data science leaders can effectively market data science to the rest of the organization so value is clear.

A few key snippets from our conversation:

01:31 - Start of session
11:11 - The very first Shiny app we deployed
11:57 - How do you calculate the ROI of data science?
13:52 - What a data science tech stack in the liquor industry looks like
21:20 - Marketing data science to your colleagues vs them coming to you with projects
23:43 - How we think about Shiny and BI Tools
27:26 - Example that would need to be a data science visualization instead of BI dashboard
44:50 - Supporting both Python and R
39:58 - Specialized skills vs general skills

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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.
Nate Kratzer
Nate KratzerGuest
Data Science Manager at Brown-Forman
Nate Kratzer is a data science manager at Brown-Forman and a part-time professor at the University of Louisville

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