October 21, 2020Analytics professor’s research offers new way to forecast COVID-19 cases, study impact of public health measures
A statistical estimation technique developed by assistant business analytics professor Zifeng Zhao and his fellow researchers offers public health officials a new way to build short-term forecasts of coronavirus diagnoses and deaths.
August 25, 2020M.S. in Accountancy program adds new data analytics concentration
Beginning fall 2020, the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program will offer a new data analytics concentration as well as a host of new accounting-focused data analytics courses.
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July 28, 2020Finding a seat: 2 business profs and a grad student built an app to help sports venues with physical distancing
Scott Nestler and Seth Berry, both professors of IT, Analytics and Operations, and MSBA/MBA candidate Joe Jenkins developed a cloud-based tool to help venue managers plan out the optimum seating configuration that aligns with their physical distancing and reduced capacity mandates.
April 27, 2020Direct cash payments for COVID-19 relief are susceptible to fraud
IT, Analytics and Operations professor and cyber security expert Mike Chapple was featured in an NPR segment about fraud concerns surrounding the COVID-19 relief payments. Chapple's comments start at the 2:20 mark.
April 14, 2020Stimulus cash puts IRS on alert for scammers preying on unwary
Bloomberg interviewed IT, Analytics and Operations professor and former computer scientist for the NSA about security concerns with the IRS payment portal, which could give scammers an opening to hijack payments.
April 13, 2020South Dakota pork plant closure will reduce nation’s meat supply, impact entire supply chain
IT, Analytics and Operations professor Krista Foster explains how closing the meat processing plants because of COVID-19 will not only hurt the nation’s meat supply, it will impact every tier of the supply chain.
April 9, 2020Zoom should be criticized for poor communication rather than privacy, security, expert says
“The challenge Zoom faces is that they were a specialized niche company that was suddenly thrust into the role of a critical infrastructure provider overnight and they simply weren’t ready for the intense level of scrutiny that they’ve received as a result,” said Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations.
March 10, 2020ND business experts on: Coronavirus
Jeffrey Bergstrand, professor of finance, James O'Rourke, professor of management, and Kaitlin Wowak, assistant professor of information technology, analytics, and operations, provide insight into aspects of how the COVID-19 epidemic has unfolded, as health officials brace for the virus to spread within the United States.
February 4, 2020Analytics for all at Notre Dame
Mendoza's focus on enhancing its analytics programs and coursework throughout its programs was featured in an INFORMS magazine and newsletter.
November 11, 2019Notre Dame Stories: Of Analytics and Art
Notre Dame Stories interviewed grad student Peter Zanca for their podcast. Zanca, who is pursuing a dual MBA/Master of Science in Business Analytics degree, is helping the NBA understand a new rule change with analytics and recently won the NBA Hackathon competition.