With so many technologies and analytics tools available to use today, it is extremely important that the best data scientists are up to date and well versed in all languages. It is very common for company A and company B to analyze their data in completely different ways. This means that being able to analyze data for many customers means being able to use any tools thrown at you.
By keeping up with these new tools, you are able to display your information in many different shapes and sizes and your potential customer reach increases drastically.
Now while these tools are very important, the best tool to use is always going to be the one you already own. Your employees, resources, assets, etc. are all tools that you already own, and all of these can get you to the top. Don’t always assume that more money or softwares are your only hope! Take a look at what you can do with what you already have, and you may be happily surprised.