As I’ve navigated balancing my coursework, personal growth, and career search, I’ve tapped into the many support systems available through the Institute for Advanced Analytics. Through conversations with my mentors, I’ve become confident in my abilities to face any challenge with the right perspective. In this post, I’ve shared exactly Continue reading Reframing Your Perspective: Find Comfort in Being Uncomfortable!
MSA Share 20s are an opportunity for students to present to their classmates about relevant and interesting topics. Students work with Dr. Sarah Egan Warren to prepare their presentations and deliver their talks at lunchtime. The talks last up to 20 minutes with 10 minutes of time for questions. The Continue reading MSA Share:20 for Class of 2021
Tableau is most often used as a visualization tool, but it is also a powerful tool to build exponential smoothing models for time series data. If your data uses an exponential smoothing model for forecasting (more recent observations are given greater weight), and you want to have a quick drag-n-drop Continue reading Using Tableau to Build a Time Series Model
In the fall semester, students in the IAA program participated in a two-week communication training where we created a presentation on a topic of our choosing. As a lifelong basketball fan, I chose to share the differences in 3-point attempts over time in the NBA. While researching statistics and trends Continue reading You Might Not Like It, But This is What Peak Performance Looks Like…
The Institute’s admissions team regularly receives inquiries from prospective students along the lines of: “I’m interested in the MSA program, but I’m a ________ major. Do I even have a chance of being admitted?” One can fill in that blank with any number of disciplines — marketing, physics, textile engineering Continue reading Diverse Disciplines: Lucia Titus '18
Students in NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2021 are already halfway through their eight-month practicum projects! Before enjoying a well-deserved winter break, the practicum teams will deliver midpoint presentations to their project sponsors, highlighting their findings thus far and intended next steps to solve the Continue reading Student Spotlight: Aquent Practicum Team