BI and Open Source Data Science: Strengths and Challenges

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/bi-and-ds2-strengths-challenges


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In our first post in this series, we started examining a critical aspect of interoperability: the intersection between Business Intelligence (BI) and data science platforms. The two approaches share a common goal: delivering rich interactive applications and dashboards that can be shared with others to improve their decision-making. However, this common purpose often leads to the tools (and the teams that support and use them) being seen as competitors for software budgets and executive mindshare in a large organization.