The Devil is in the Data | Creating value and having fun with R

The Devil is in the Data is a blog about the R language. On this website, I share my musings about:

For my day job, I manage the data science team at a water utility in regional Australia. My responsibility is to “create value with useful, sound and aesthetic data products”.

Data science should just be like architecture. Data science needs to be useful, sound and aesthetic to be able to create value.

Useful means that somebody can make a decision that increases value for an individual, an organisation or society overall. Sound means that the analysis is valid, reliable and reproducible. Last but not least, data products need to be aesthetic so that they are easy to understand.

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