Student Spotlight: Crete Carrier Practicum Team

NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) students are now in the second month of their eight-month practicum projects. With kickoff meetings completed and non-disclosure agreements signed, all 24 project teams have familiarized themselves with their sponsor organizations’ data, and are beginning to clean and prepare the data for Continue reading Student Spotlight: Crete Carrier Practicum Team

Student Spotlight: Asurion Practicum Team

Twenty-four teams of NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) students recently kicked off their eight-month practicum projects. Through these projects, sponsored by diverse organizations, students will use the analytical tools and techniques they’re learning in the classroom to develop solutions to their sponsors’ business problems. This month, we’d Continue reading Student Spotlight: Asurion Practicum Team

Presentation Lessons from Summer Practicum

The bottom line? Effective presenting takes a lot of work! On July 25th and 26th, the Blue and Orange cohorts presented the fruits of their three-week summer practicum projects. At the end of their twenty-minute presentation, each group received comments on their performance. While listening to the other teams’ feedback Continue reading Presentation Lessons from Summer Practicum

The Museum Tour

After 8 months of working with our museum partners to get their valuable insight, data cleaning, data aggregation, coaching staff meetings, data cleaning, midterm presentations, (have we mentioned data cleaning?), model building, model testing and validation, more model building, PowerPoint development, and report writing – our project finally came together Continue reading The Museum Tour