## Intel, Kaggle Use March Madness Contest to Teach About Big Data

I work very hard to get my MBA quantitative students to understand the relevance of the statistical underpinnings of data analytics. Since many of the students are very early in their MBA programs and some have not had basic statistics, my discussions of how Big Data Analytics will become very important to most businesses often […]

## Refresh my skills

I have enrolled in a MOOC on Coursera, Duke University’s Data Analysis and Statistical Inference. I’m having to learn a new (to me) programming language, R, that is frequently used in data analysis. I had forgotten what learning a coding language was like. It’s fun and is allowing me to build some new synapses, of which I […]