American Statistical Association

ASA Workshop

Education in the age of data science was the theme this morning for a gathering of Statistics department chairs at the headquarters of the American Statistical Association (ASA) in Alexandria, Virginia. The emergence of analytics and data science degree programs has dramatically shifted the academic landscape and repositioned Statistics Continue reading “ASA Workshop”

Forecasting Conference

The Institute is delighted to host The Foresight Practitioner Conference on October 5-6, 2016. Produced in conjunction with Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, the conference program features talks by nine forecasting experts, including Anne Robinson, Executive Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics at Verizon Wireless and former President of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS); and Michael Gilliland, Product Marketing Manager at SAS and Foresight Editor for Forecasting Practice. Foresight is published by the nonprofit International Institute of Forecasters (IIF).

Become a Practicum Sponsor

The Institute invites interested organizations to submit proposals to sponsor a practicum team project for the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2017. Since 2007, our students have conducted a wide variety of projects—110 with 70 sponsors—from virtually every industry sector, as well as state and federal government agencies and non-profits. Sponsors identify challenging business objectives and share data for their student team to analyze. Continue reading “Become a Practicum Sponsor”