In this course, we'll explore how a range of companies are using big data to achieve business advantage. Designed to enhance and extend the content in the core "Business Analytics" course, we will use a combination of case studies and hands-on projects to give you experience in identifying opportunities for leveraging data to support, make, and implement decisions. We will also provide an overview of the key engineering tools used for working with big data, providing an introduction to some of the core projects used for both batch and real-time data processing such as Cassandra, Hadoop, Kafka and Storm.
Asha Saxena was a Columbia Business School faculty member from 2013 to 2019.
Paul M. Montrone Professor Emeritus of Private Enterprise in the Faculty of Business
Garrett van Ryzin is the Paul M. Montrone Professor Emeritus of Decision, Risk, and Operations at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. In 2015, he joined Uber Technologies as Head of Marketplace Optimization Advanced Development. In 2017, he became Professor of Operations, Information and Technology Management at Cornell Tech.
Professor van Ryzin's research interests include analytical...