For the second consecutive year the leading international association for professionals in analytics and operations research, INFORMS, has named the Institute for Advanced Analytics one of three finalist schools in the competition for the UPS George D. Smith Prize. The award recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of analytics and operations research. Continue reading “Institute Named Prize Finalist”
Registration is now open for the Digital Analytics Association (DAA) Raleigh Symposium, which will be hosted at the Institute for Advanced Analytics on February 2nd from 12:30–6:00pm. The symposium program includes Casey Carey (Director, Google Analytics Marketing at Google), Adam Greco (Senior Partner at Analytics Demystified), Brooks Bell (Founder and CEO at Brooks Bell), Sig Mejdal (Director of Decision Sciences at Houston Astros), Amy Sample (Sr. Director, Digital Analytics at Public Broadcasting Service), and Charlotte Whitmore (Founder at AnalyticsPros). The registration fee is $75 for DAA members and $125 for non-members.
The Institute welcomes applicants for the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2018, our 11th student cohort, which will begin studies in June. The MSA is the nation’s longest running full-fledged master’s degree program in data science with an unparalleled track record for producing highly sought-after graduates. Applications are now being reviewed and the process will continue on a rolling basis, so apply early. Continue reading “Apply Now for the Class of 2018”
Along with the New Year comes the addition of a new wing to the Institute’s facilities in the Alliance Building. The opening of the 3,000 square foot expansion to the 2nd floor gives the Institute a new main entrance to welcome visitors. The added space allows for several offices and team rooms, Continue reading “New Wing Opens”
Students in the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2017 celebrated the holidays with a mixture of good fun and community service. Students worked to bring together a wonderful collection of toys and other gifts for infants and children at WakeMed Hospital. A big THANK YOU! to all of our students and the Institute’s community of family and friends who participated in the charitable drive. Continue reading “Celebrate the Holidays!”
The Institute welcomes applicants from around the world to apply for admission to the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA). Applications from non-U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S. should be submitted as early as possible to ensure sufficient review time for admission and visa clearance prior to the program start date in June. Continue reading “International Applicants”
If you’re an employer looking to hire a talented analytics professional in the next 120 days, please let the Institute connect you with one of our 119 candidates in the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2017. The Class Resume Book is now available and free to prospective employers. Please contact us to receive your copy. Continue reading “Recruitment Season Opens”
From Data Column, the MSA Student Blog, David Jordan writes: “As the title suggests, the MSA program is intense. There are projects, homeworks, and real-world practicum projects. Every aspect of the program is focused on “developing the world’s best data professionals,” as Dr. Rappa likes to say. However, this article isn’t about the program being intense, but rather it is about taking a break from the intensity, embarking on a journey, and ending up in tents.” Read more