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Cluster :  Analytics

Session Information  : Wednesday Nov 12, 08:00 - 09:30

Title:  Exposing Students to Practice with a Case Competition
Chair: Polly Mitchell-Guthrie,Sr. Manager, Advanced Analytics Customer Liaison, SAS, SAS Campus Dr., Cary NC 27513, United States of America, Polly.Mitchell-Guthrie@sas.com

Abstract Details

Title: Creating a Student Case Competition
 Presenting Author: Polly Mitchell-Guthrie,Sr. Manager, Advanced Analytics Customer Liaison, SAS, SAS Campus Dr., Cary NC 27513, United States of America, Polly.Mitchell-Guthrie@sas.com
 
Abstract: SAS and the Analytics Section of INFORMS created the Student Analytical Scholar Competition to help students learn more about the practice of analytics by challenging them to try the process of structuring and presenting a compelling proposal for analytical work. This talk will cover how we went about creating the competition, what benefits students have reported to us from their participation, what we have learned along the way, and implications for teaching and learning of analytical practice.
  
Title: Choosing Case Studies and Judging Submissions
 Presenting Author: Jeff Day,SAS Institute, Cary NC, United States of America, jeff.day@sas.com
 Co-Author: Ivan Oliveira,SAS, 100 SAS Campus Dr, Raleigh, United States of America, ivan.oliveira@sas.com
 
Abstract: This talk will address the kinds of projects that we use for the case studies in the student competition, what we look for in winning submissions (similar to our recruiting), and the skills we use in working with customers on these kinds of problems.
  
Title: Creating Big Industry Success Cases through Academic-Industry Collaboration in Business Analytics
 Presenting Author: Young Jae Jang,Assistant Professor, KAIST, 291 Daehak ro, Industrial and Systems Eng, KAIST, Daejeon -- 305701, Korea, Republic of, yjang@kaist.ac.kr
 Co-Author: Shin Woong Sung,Ph.D. Candidate, KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of, sw.sung@kaist.ac.kr
 
Abstract: We present successful industry case studies in Business Analytics through academic-industry collaborations. We particularly discuss the students’ role in the industry projects as well as role we believe academia has in relationship to practice. We also present how industry cases are utilized in classroom.
  
Title: Great Opportunity for Students in Business Analytics
 Presenting Author: Shin Woong Sung,Ph.D. Candidate, KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of, sw.sung@kaist.ac.kr
 Co-Author: Young Jae Jang,Assistant Professor, KAIST, 291 Daehak ro, Industrial and Systems Eng, KAIST, Daejeon -- 305701, Korea, Republic of, yjang@kaist.ac.kr
 
Abstract: We share the experience on participating SAS and INFORMS Analytics Section Student Analytical Scholar Competition. The motivation to apply to the competition and the solution approach based on the framework of business analytics are presented. We also discuss what we learn through the competition. Finally, we present the current business analytics project with Kolon Sports, the biggest outdoor retailer in Korea.