By: Dr. Rick Brattin Harvard Business Review once proclaimed the data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Bloomberg has said data scientists are the new superheroes. It’s no secret there is a shortage of data analytic skills today, especially with regard to big data. A quick Google search on “data analytics shortage” will find thousands of articles written … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: Big Data: It’s not just for data scientists anymore
To capitalize on Big Data, companies must learn to sprint. A few weeks ago, I met with several corporate executives and educators to discuss the future of information technology in the health care industry. Not surprisingly, most agreed that the companies that embrace and overcome the challenges of Big Data will be better positioned to lead this industry over the long … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: With Big Data, companies must learn to sprint
By: Rick Brattin If you follow trends in business, you’ve probably heard the term "big data." Just as "business intelligence" was viewed as a path to great competitive advantage in the 1990s, so too is "big data" in the 2010s. Interestingly, both have essentially the same goal when used within a business context: to discover actionable insights that help companies provide … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: What makes today’s data ‘Big’?
Faculty members continue to push the bounds of exceptional classroom experiences and research. Research and Awards Nancy Allen, senior instructor in Finance and General Business, was honored in St. Louis at the Women’s Justice Awards Banquet. She received the Missouri Women’s Justice Award in the Legal Scholar category, which recognizes women who demonstrate leadership, … [Read more...] about Faculty and Staff Spotlight-BearBiz August 2015