The data science blog by eoda

The data analysis blog from the data science specialist: We tell you stories about the data science languages R and Python, data science in a business context and much more.


  • How to build analytical platforms - Part 5: Data visualization and reliable results

    Reading time: approx. 2min. What must be considered when visualizing results and data? We take a look at it!


  • R, Python & Julia in data science: A comparison

    Reading time: approx. 3min R, Python or Julia? Meanwhile there are many programming languages, but which one is suitable for your own needs is still unclear. We give you a recommendation!


  • How to build analytics platforms - Part 4: Database scalability and business models

    Reading time: approx. 2min. This time: Connect various data sources and develop new use cases and entire business models.


  • Easy data access: The advantages of a unique database connection with ODBC and DBI

    Reading time: approx. 2min Optimum data access is particularly important for the work of data scientists. It enables them to access the relevant data quickly and efficiently.


  • How to build analytics platforms - Part 3: Customizable workflows and dashboards

    Reading time: approx. 2min What if the individual project steps were based on the company and individual dashboards could be reused?


  • How to build analytics platforms - Part 2: Intelligent user and role concept

    Reading time: approx. 2min. Why are users- and role-permissions a factor not to be underestimated in analytics platforms?


  • How to build analytics platforms - Part 1: UI & Teams

    Reading time: approx. 2min. Which factors must be met by modern analytical platforms?


  • Ei Gude! - Data science courses with R in Frankfurt

    Data science courses in Frankfurt! In November it's time: We will bring our popular R-Trainings to Southern Hesse.


  • Are you [R]eady for production? The Data Science Event 2019 – Register now!

    [R]eady for production – The Data Science Event 2019. In the upcoming week, eoda and RStudio invite the German speaking R-community to the event for the productive use of R.…


  • R-Trainings in Hamburg – Register now!

    With more than 1,500 satisfied participants, eodas R-trainings are the leading courses for the programming language in the German-speaking region. In May, 2019, we bring our popular courses „Introduction to R“ and…


  • Is Santa Claus predictable?

    Two years ago, we revealed something sensational: Santa Claus is a data scientist. The secret of his success does not lay in his hundred years of experience as a gift…


  • Happy Birthday R

    Happy birthday R! We’re celebrating your 25th anniversary this month. In 1993, when your developers Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman – whose two first names probably gave rise to the…


  • Dear data scientists, how to make your work even more valuable

    In our previous article we have showed you how you can make your daily work easier with the right solution. The optimal support of different data science languages, a scalable…


  • Dear data scientists, how to ease your job

    You have got the best job of the 21st century. Like a treasure hunter, looking for a data treasure chest while sailing through data lakes. In many companies you are…


  • reticulate – another step towards a multilingual and collaborative way of working

    R , Julia, Python – todays data scientists have the choice between numerous different programming languages, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Would it not be convenient to bring…


  • Data Wonderland: Christmas songs from the viewpoint of a data scientist

    Whether „Driving Home for Christmas“, „Winter Wonderland“, „Let it snow!“ or „Last Christmas“ – every year christmas songs are taking over the charts again. While average Joe is joyfully putting…


  • Tutorial: How to set up a Twitter bot using R

    On occasion of the 10,000th R package on CRAN, eoda operated an automated Twitter account which regularly posted the current number of packages available on CRAN until the 10,000-package milestone…


  • On occasion of the 10,000th R package: The eoda Top 10

    R just passed another milestone: 10,000 packages on CRAN. From A3 to zyp, from ABC analysis to zero-inflated models – 10,000 R packages mean great variety and methods for almost…


  • operateR und R-Support von eoda

    Professional support for users of open source R

    A variety of statistical methods, interaction with the existing IT landscape, different data structures and company-specific issues and processes – the framework conditions for data analysts are often complex. The…


  • Die [R] Kenntnis-Tage geben die Möglichkeit zum Austausch über die Themen Data Science und R.

    Application possibilities of data science in laser technology

    Speaker of the [R] Kenntnis-Tage 2016: Julia Gleixner | TRUMPF Laser GmbH The solid-state lasers of TRUMPF Laser are used for machining materials in various areas – from welding car…


  • Tutorial zum Thema Data Mining auf den [R] Kenntnis-Tagen

    Multidimensional clustering with web analytics data

    Speaker of the [R] Kenntnis-Tage 2016: Alexander Kruse | etracker GmbH Alexander Kruse works as a data analyst at etracker, a leading provider of products and services for optimizing websites…


  • Julian Gimbel von Lufthansa Industry Solutions während seiner Präsentation auf den [R] Kenntnis-Tagen

    Working efficiently with R – faster to the data product

    Speaker of the [R] Kenntnis-Tage 2016: Julian Gimbel | Lufthansa Industry Solutions Julian Gimbel works as a data scientist at Lufthansa Industry Solutions. The company supports customers in digitalizing and…


  • RStudio and eoda announce their partnership

    eoda distributes and provides consulting and training on RStudio products in Europe

    The data analysis specialist eoda and RStudio, provider of the popular correspondent developing environment for the open source data analysis software “R”, announce their partnership. The success of R is…


  • eRum 2016European R users meeting

    eRum 2016: First European conference for the programming language R

    The European R community has new place to go for networking and exchanging experiences. For the first time, the Poznan University of Economics and Business hosts the European R users…