UConn students recently completed a first-of-its-kind, semester-long challenge, analyzing and presenting data to help The Hanover Insurance Co. gain better insight into their present and future customer base.Continue Reading
iGrow News – Colleges across the country are looking for creative ways to give students hands-on, real-world experience using technology to solve problems. It makes sense: Proficiency in this area is one of the most in-demand skills in the workforce.
Jonathan Moore, academic director of the management information systems program at the University of Connecticut, developed a program that teaches data analytics and, in a unique twist, lets students hone their skills by helping fellow students.
UConn Today – Heiden started the non-profit organization Levo International in his freshman year at UConn to bring hydroponics to those in need in both Haiti and in Connecticut. He soon reached out to Jonathan Moore, an instructor at the operations and information management department (OPIM) in the School of Business.
Daily Campus – The partnership between Levo International and UConn Child Labs will pilot the non-profit’s first solar-powered hydroponic system, founder of Levo International and a sixth-semester applied and resource economics major with a concentration in international development Christian Heiden, said.
For her senior honors thesis, Hannah Bonitz is working to create a platform that would help law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts to combat modern-day slavery. Continue Reading
Innovation Hartford – Innovation Destination Hartford Website Curator Nan Price spoke with Jon Moore about OPIM Innovate, an initiative started by the OPIM department.
CNBC – Splunk’s data analytics business doesn’t stop at the keyboard, President and CEO Doug Merritt told CNBC on Monday in an exclusive interview with Jim Cramer.
Silicon Angle – If anybody wants a good job in technology these days, they’re going to have to get familiar with data analytics. Heck, a lot of jobs outside of tech are starting to demand some data literacy. Savvy schools are helping students pregame for the job hunt with courses that teach hands-on data analytics.
On select Tuesday nights, senior Radhika Kanaskar pops on warm boots and a heavy coat, and prepares for her management information systems class at UConn’s Spring Valley Farm.Continue Reading