To increase the number of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, FIU Business has launched the Pink Tank, a mentoring, networking and competition experience designed to reduce the gender gap in STEM fields, which have some of the fastest-growing, highest paying jobs of the future. Thanks to a gift of […]
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FIU Business analytics students find the intersection of data and dahlias.
What do flowers and big data have in common? Quite a lot, it turns out. That is what graduate students of Lina Bouayad, assistant professor of information systems and business analytics, discovered when focusing the power of multiple databasets on the sale of blooms. Students in the Master of Science in Information Systems program were […]
New FIU Business Master’s programs offer training in business analytics, cybersecurity.
With an expanding need for technology leaders in South Florida, FIU Business has created two new specialty tracks for its Master of Science in Information Systems: Business Analytics and Business Cybersecurity. The Master of Science track in Business Analytics is currently admitting students to its first cohort, to start in Fall 2019. It is offered […]
Sculpting Data at FIU Business: students learn to parse a real company’s torrent of information.
Many businesses sell on Amazon. And SellersFunding, which provides loans and capital to small businesses, wanted to find the stars among the small-marketplace online merchants, and identify which might be good investment opportunities. They turned to the students in Assistant Professor Tala Mirzaei’s Business Analytics Applications class to find out. It was a unique […]
FIU Business’ ATOM Think Tank works with FedEx to meet a data challenge.
As volumes of information are produced in the course of business every day, understanding patterns and trends behind data is an essential component of business success. The Latin America and Caribbean division of logistics giant FedEx Express wanted to explore how new insights into data could help them build customer retention strategies. They also hoped […]
Royal Caribbean, ATOM team collaborate for new analytics insights
They assembled in business attire, graduate students from FIU College of Business’ Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS), about to finish up over a year of intense coursework in business analytics. They knew they could benefit from an opportunity to put their newly acquired knowledge to work for a real-world company. The company, Royal […]
SBDC at FIU works with ATOM to solve risky business problem for Global Health Intelligence.
When a client hired Global Health Intelligence of Coral Gables to build a database of hospitals and equipment located in Brazil, the market research and intelligence company soon realized the complexity of the task: Brazil has more hospitals than the United States; and the healthcare sector in emerging markets can lack reliable and accurate information. […]
ATOM Challenge student winners present, network at eMerge Americas.
An Uber driver can be summoned from Manhattan or Mumbai. But the smart phone app does more than move people around. It also generates a treasure trove of information. That’s what inspired two teams of Florida International University (FIU) graduate students in the Information Systems program to use the ride sharing app’s data as raw […]
FIU Business to showcase hands-on consulting services at eMerge.
Entrepreneurs hungry to get a business off the ground, and those seeking to learn how to use data to fuel business growth, will find expert solutions at the FIU booth (D1) at eMerge Americas, April 18-19 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Two College of Business organizations will showcase the hands-on solutions they offer to […]
FIU Business consultants bring ATOM-ic intelligence for all.
Data analytics, one of the defining business tools of the 21st century, isn’t just for big firms. But sometimes, small firms that want to use the tools need a bit of guidance. That is where the ATOM Think Tank comes in. ATOM, which stands for Analytics, Technology Consulting and Operations Management, is FIU’s first faculty […]