Painful Package Management

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/pkg-mgmt-pain


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This is the second of three blogs on package management.
Registration for our webinar on Managing Packages for Open-Source Data Science on February 17 is now open.
If you’re a data scientist, you’ve been hired to generate insights and create assets – not manage R and Python package environments. But “I spend my day managing packages,” or even worse, “I spend my day fighting IT for the packages I need,” is an all-too-common refrain.