A HOWL-o-ween at the Institute for Advanced Analytics

Big dogs. Small dogs. Red dogs. Blue dogs. What better way to bring a group of IAA students together for a howling good time than raising money for the SPCA of Wake County? Along with fur balls of all sizes, the Volunteer Committee at the Institute for Advanced Analytics hosted Continue reading A HOWL-o-ween at the Institute for Advanced Analytics

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

Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Meet Chas Stikeleather ‘16. After completing his undergraduate degree in economics at Stetson University, Stikeleather spent time researching next steps for his career and assisting his father, a business leader and academic, with his book and blogs. As he learned more about the future of business, Stikeleather became increasingly interested Continue reading Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Quick Steps to Making a Resume in Tableau

Looking for resources to further my learning in how to display data using Tableau, I stumbled across an interactive resume concept. Creating a resume in Tableau is billed as a great way to showcase your Tableau skills and your experience. This medium allows for more creativity and freedom in how Continue reading Quick Steps to Making a Resume in Tableau

Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Grace Heyne

When Grace Heyne Lybrand ‘17 applied for admission to the MSA program, she was gaining exposure to the field of data science through her role as an analyst in a rotational program at financial services firm TIAA — her first professional step after completing a BS in Economics at Clemson Continue reading Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Success through Diverse Backgrounds

As a recent graduate with a statistics degree and a background in programming, the Institute for Advanced Analytics program was the quintessential fit for the next chapter in my life. However, one aspect of the Institute surprised me: the IAA accepted and admitted students from a vast array of academic Continue reading Success through Diverse Backgrounds