The University of Cincinnati’s Center for Business Analytics announces that five Cincinnati area companies have become members of the Center. Macy’s, US Bank, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, and Axcess Financial all joined as sponsoring members. This brings the total Center members to 15 organizations and includes a broad range of consumer, business, insurance, healthcare, and technology companies.
In collaboration with its corporate sponsors, the center aspires to bring together educational resources and the corporate community to solve important business intelligence and data management issues faced by business, government and non-profits organizations. Members have access to symposia, MS-Business Analytics student projects, community training, and applied research that focuses on utilizing techniques such as data visualization, data mining, predictive modeling, simulation and optimization.
Jeff Camm, director for the Center for Business Analytics, says, “We are delighted to welcome our newest members, U.S. Bank, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Macy’s, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies and Axcess Financial. In a very short time, we have become the most active university-based center for business analytics in the country. We could not do it without the support of Cincinnati’s greatest companies.”
In addition to offering a MS-Business Analytics and a graduate certificate in Data Analytics, the UC Center for Business Analytics hosts several public events and training courses. Topics include business intelligence, data visualization, big data modeling, data mining, and prescriptive analytics.
About the Center for Business Analytics
The UC Center for Business Analytics is home to a top 20 Business Analytics master’s program and includes a world-class group of faculty, outstanding students, and dedicated corporations whose goals are to educate and exchange ideas and best practices on how to apply data and analytical methods to enhance business and organizational performance. The Center aspires to be a preeminent venue for the exchange of ideas on how to use data to guide decision making and how best to apply analytics to solve difficult problems.