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Research and Pedagogy in Business Analytics: Opportunities and Illustrative Examples
Journal of Computing and Information Technology
  • Ramesh Sharda
  • Daniel Asamoah, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Natraj Ponna
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Abstract
In recent times, business analytics and big data have gained momentum both in industry practice and academic research. The objective of this paper is to provide both a research and teaching introduction to business analytics in the context of both current and prospective perspective of the business analytics domain. It begins by providing a quick overview of the three types of analytics. To assist the future analytics professionals, we identify, group and discuss nine different participants of the analytics industry into clusters. We then include a brief description of some current research projects under way in our team. We also note some research opportunities in Big Data analytics. The paper also concludes with a discussion of teaching opportunities in analytics.
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DOI
10.2498/cit.1002194
Citation Information
Ramesh Sharda, Daniel Asamoah and Natraj Ponna. "Research and Pedagogy in Business Analytics: Opportunities and Illustrative Examples" Journal of Computing and Information Technology Vol. 21 Iss. 3 (2013) p. 171 - 183 ISSN: 1330-1136
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/daniel_asamoah/2/