Professional Perspectives

One benefit of being home to the nation’s first Master of Science in Analytics program is that NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics’ broad network of alumni and returning employers affords current students myriad opportunities to create professional connections. These connections, in tandem with a robust palette of dedicated career Continue reading Professional Perspectives

Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

On January 19, NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics hosted its inaugural Exploring Data Science: A Symposium for Minority Students. The purpose of the Saturday event was to introduce those with a budding interest in data science to the ways in which today’s professionals use data to solve complex problems Continue reading Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

Student Spotlight: The Home Depot Practicum Team

The NC State Master of Science in Analytics’ 23 teams of students are now more than halfway through their eight-month-long practicum projects sponsored by diverse organizations. This month, we’d like you to meet The Home Depot practicum team. Founded in 1978, The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement Continue reading Student Spotlight: The Home Depot Practicum Team

Student Spotlight: RMS Practicum Team

Twenty-three teams of NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics students are currently tackling their eight-month-long practicum projects sponsored by diverse organizations. This month, we’d like you to meet the  Revenue Management Solutions (RMS) practicum team. Founded in 1994, Tampa-based RMS supports a robust suite of flexible, data-driven solutions providing Continue reading Student Spotlight: RMS Practicum Team

Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17

Kevin Danchisko ‘17 is a second-year Senior Associate at Ankura Consulting in Washington, D.C. Kevin learned about NC State’s MS in Analytics (MSA) program while conducting research for The Advisory Board, and became intrigued by the ways in which data could be used for process improvement. During his time as Continue reading Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17