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At Airbnb, R has been amongst the most popular tools for doing data science in many different contexts, including generating product insights, interpreting experiments, and building predictive models. In a recent survey of the Airbnb team, 73% of Data Scientists and Analysts rated themselves as closer to “Expert” than “Beginner” in using R, and 58% regularly use R as a language for data analysis. Airbnb supports R usage by creating internal R tools and by creating a community of R users. At the end of the post, the authors provide some specific advice for practitioners who wish to incorporate R into their day-to-day workflow.
This is part of the 'Practical Data Science for Stats' Collection.