IBM Analytics Briefing

In support of Pace University’s analytics initiatives, Mr. Robert Bry of IBM Academic Initiative delivered an IBM Analytics Briefing at 10AM-1PM on April 20, 2012 in Pleasantville Miller 16. The event was video-conferenced through Seidenberg School’s conference rooms 406 at Graduate Center, White Plains and 236 at 163 Williams Street, NYC. Around 22 faculty from Seidenber, Lubin and Dyson attened this event. This briefing started with an introduction to business analytics in general and data mining, data warehousing and business intelligence in particular. It also introduced the current IBM business analytics resources including SPSS, Cognos, DB2, and a rich set of courseware available to the Pace community through the IBM Academic Initiative Program, and explained how Pace University curricula could build on top of these resources through IBM cloud servers for free. This briefing will be followed by in-depth hands-on IBM workshops on May 22-23, 2012 for faculty development based on the above resources.

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