In this Advancing the Analytics-Driven Organization course, students will learn the he cultural, environmental, team and resource issues that impact the overall analytic function in mid-sized and large organizations. The course is designed to present practical applications of analytics and teach companies how to integrate analytics into their strategies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn 18 INFORMS Professional Development Units.
The ability to make effective and timely decisions driven by rapidly changing is critical to the success of modern businesses. The proliferation of big data, IOT platforms and reporting and analytic software have created an environment where managers across the organization must rely heavily upon their analysts and IT staff for critical insight. The actions of interpreting, adopting and acting upon this insight has proven to be a far greater challenge than the technical tasks of leveraging the technology, tools and algorithms themselves.