Lab News

Kartik Hosanagar and Ravi Bapna

Human Decisions in the Age of AI

Wharton's Kartik Hosanagar joined our own Ravi Bapna for a discussion on how AI and algorithms will shape the business world -- and how the decisions humans make now will have far-reaching effects.

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Demand for Business Analytics Talent "Insatiable"

Business Insider looks at the growing value of analytics skills and degrees.

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Carlson School Sees Growth in Business Analytics

The StarTribune profiled the growing MS in Business Analytics program.

MSBA Team Wins MinneMUDAC Case Competition

Analytics Students Win MinneMUDAC Case Competition

Creative data engineering helps team predict midterm voter turnout.

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Twin Cities Business Magazine on Analytics in Higher Ed

Story features the Carlson Analytics Lab and client Mall of America.

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Artificial Intelligence Gets Real

Carlson Analytics Lab Academic Director Ravi Bapna in Twin Cities Business Monthly:

"Machine learning is either about finding new and interesting patterns of association in your data, or about making predictions based on those patterns.”

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Using Analytics to Improve Customer Engagement

Carlson Analytics Lab work appears in this research report published by MIT Sloan Management Review.

Using Data Analytics as a Force for Good

Using Data Analytics as a Force for Good

Carlson Analytics Lab team uses data to help Hennepin County address homelessness.

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Accelerating Their Analytics Education

PwC Managing Director Doug Bond talked with analytics students about the importance of combining analysis with clear messaging at a case competition sponsored by PwC.

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Answering an Answer Plot Question

Land O' Lakes partnership with University of Minnesota students answers agriculture questions with data.

Industry Professionals Discuss Big Data in the Business World

Companies Partner with Business Analytics Students to Solve Real Problems with Data

Clients from Polaris, 3M, Land O' Lakes, Regis, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel talk about partnering with the Carlson Analytics Lab.

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Wi-Fi Network Powers Rich Data Collection at Mall of America

Mobile Sports Report published a story on the first collaboration between Mall of America and the Carlson Analytics Lab.

“We’re just at the beginning of being able to use all of this valuable data and translate it into actionable information,” said Janette Smrcka.

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Sun Country Airlines Engages Business Analytics Students to Decode Data

“Through this project, we gained interesting insights into our customers that we had suspected, but not had the time, tools, or resources to validate,” says Sun Country Airlines Senior Director of E-Commerce Michael Warnken. “The analytical skills these students brought to our project were tremendous.”