Posts Tagged ‘data science’

Get ready for Collider Cup II!

What do 12 top teams + 1 grand prize equal? You guessed it, Collider Cup is back and better than ever. Watch the best student teams from SCET classes pitch to a panel of professors, investors and industry leaders and see who gets to take home the big win! If you are interested in taking…

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Why You Should Learn Data-X

This semester, The Sutardja Center created a new course, Data-X, which allowed students to team up to tackle technically complex problems. In the course, students identified real-world problems, collected data, and created applications to find solutions. Click on the picture below to check out this year’s Data-X course!   Data-X was taught by Ikhlaq Sidhu…

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Data-X: An Experimental Course Model that is Working

I’d like to start by congratulating all the teams that participated in our first Data-X course this spring. We just watched the final presentations, and it has been a great experience. Three months ago, we were just introducing the basic frameworks. And now, by the end of the semester, the projects have included running code…

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Is Your Transformation Working?

  As we discussed in earlier posts, firms like Amazon, Apple, Google, and many others are shining examples of companies that have successfully transformed and adapted over the past decade. In fact, most firms today realize they need to adapt in similar ways or face disruptive pressures themselves. But here is the problem: While most…

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Is Your Data Strategy Working Hard Enough?

Every firm is under pressure to adapt and reinvent, and innovative firms know how to do this. Amazon started by selling retail products over the Internet, but later transformed to offer IT Cloud services as Amazon Web Services. Apple is a similar case — once only a computer company, it reinvented itself into a digital…

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Students find Solutions to Transnational Security

For the past month students have been developing solutions to transnational security. They have been looking for ways to leverage the latest in data science tools and technologies to increase the productivity of experts and analysts trying to stay one step ahead of criminals who use social media, mobile banking, cryptocurrencies, shell companies, and shadow…

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