Author: Anna Radziwillowicz

MSBAPM Class Explores Economic Impact of High-Speed Internet

The MSBAPM capstone class, together with the State of Connecticut, worked on a project this past spring to determine the economic benefits of fiber-optic based high-speed Internet in Connecticut.  The State office, along with the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and the CT Gig Project, are partnering with Professor Sudip Bhattacharjee in the OPIM department at the School of Business to understand the economic impact of improved broadband speeds.


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MSBAPM Among Top 2015 Predictive Analytics Programs

Predictive Analytics Today – According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, by 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with data science knowledge for the analysis of big data to make effective decisions. UConn’s MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) is among Predictive Analytics Today‘s top (unranked) Predictive Analytics and Data Analytics programs, which provide training both in management and data analytics.

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MSBAPM & Alteryx Data Challenge

Alteryx has partnered with the MS in Business Analytics and Project Management program (MSBAPM) at the University of Connecticut School of Business to host a 2-week data challenge beginning on March 30, 2015. The competition focuses on leveraging the power and flexibility of the Alteryx platform along with skills gained in the MSBAPM program to solve the challenge. Students can submit projects as teams of up to four. Finalists will be invited to present their projects to a panel of distinguished judges, including Alteryx’s Chief Scientist, and various amazing prizes will be awarded.

More information about the data challenge can be found at the website:

MSBAPM Students are exuberantly forming teams to research about the Alteryx software, to understand the platform, how it’s used, and how the software aids analytics. Good luck to the participants!

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Top Big Data & Analytics Masters Programs: Preparing Students for a Digital Future

We’re very excited to share that we have been listed as one of over 25 ‘most prominent big data and analytics degree programs” by BI Software Insight. Big data is a revolution that will transform our lives and our uniquely combined degree focusing in both analytics and project management is positioning our graduates for success. Our graduates are prepared to leverage and manage data as well as develop data-driven solutions. See more at Top Big Data & Analytics Masters Programs.