Today, Dr. Pelaez presented a speech on how companies are using analytics to transform their organization to students and faculty at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. He spoke about the exciting field the students were entering, and provided the students with a glimpse of what their promising future holds. The talk, lasting over an hour and a half, highlighted the necessary skills companies require for students to land quality high paying jobs in analytics. Continue reading Dr. Alex Pelaez Presents to Students at UPR
As we head into the heat of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, the rhetoric will surely increase, but the outcome may ride on the backs of the mathematicians, statisticians, data scientists and computer scientists who will work to collect, churn and convey information to their respective campaigns in order to give their candidate an edge. A number of companies that specialize in analytics will be working tirelessly with data to find voters that can carry the day. Continue reading Big Data Could Sway The Presidential Election
The global importance of analytics cannot be understated, but, there are many local groups and organizations that are always looking for a better understanding of how basic analytics can help their organization. Within our own backyard, Puerto Rico, stands as a pearl of opportunity for analytics implementation and talent.