The Department of Business Analytics & Statistics conducts application-focused research that leads to practical insights, tools and solutions.
We partner with companies from diverse industries to work on large data sets. Additionally, we share the University of Tennessee’s IBM-Enabled Advanced Analytics Lab with the Tickle College of Engineering to study unstructured data in a secure environment.
“Logility’s inventory optimization solution is based on work pioneered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology by Dr. Sean Willems, chief scientist at Logility and professor and Haslam Chair in Business Analytics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee.”
“The results of a recent study of supply chain professionals we undertook suggest that despite a growing interest in using analytics to better understand complex performance relationships, many companies still struggle to develop this capability as a competitive resource.”
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The Value of the Haslam MSBA
Alumnus Haley Hubbard and Ana Richters, a current student, talk about the value of meeting and interacting with industry analytics professionals at the Business Analytics Forum.Learn More about the MSBA
From the stock market to manufacturing, social media and medical care, analytics now touch every aspect of our lives. Our research serves to help organizations reach their business objectives, students extend their grasp of the subject beyond theoretical knowledge, and society advance.Our Faculty