With more than 13 million downloads to date, Anaconda is blossoming into a real phenomenon in a crowded data science field. What made the collection of mostly Python-based tools so popular to data hackers—a dedication to openness, interoperability, and innovation—is also the strategy behind Continuum Analytics’ business expansion, and possibly even an IPO.
More than 400 people attended Continuum Analytics‘ inaugural AnacondaCON event last week in the company’s hometown of Austin, Texas. By all measures, the two-day conference was a success—Wednesday night’s AnacondaCON Carne bar-b-que party was quintessentially Austin-esque–and planning is already underway for next year’s event, to be held in April.
Author: Alex Woodie