Analytics Innovation Blog

February 27, 2020

MSBA Alumni Spotlight – Daniel Kaseumsouk – MSBA ’18

Background Daniel Kaseumsouk (MSBA ’18) is an alumnus from our inaugural cohort of the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at UW Tacoma. After finishing an undergraduate degree in Communications from the UW Seattle campus, Daniel spent several years working as an Account Manager at Softchoice and a Renewals Representative at Infoblox. Currently, Daniel…


February 25, 2020

IIBA Seattle Chapter Meeting: Future of Work for Business Analysis with Analytics & Smart Machines

On Tuesday January 28, 2020, our Director of the UW Tacoma Milgard Center for Business Analytics, Haluk Demirkan, Ph.D., PMP, gave a presentation at the January IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) Seattle Chapter Meeting in downtown Seattle.  The title of his talk was Future of Work for Business Analysis with Analytics & Smart Machines….


February 18, 2020

MSBA Alumni Spotlight – Tyler Kight – MSBA ’18

Tyler Kight (MSBA ’18) is an alumnus from the inaugural cohort of the MSBA Program at UW Tacoma. Coming from an undergraduate background in Biochemistry and previous work in the healthcare industry, Tyler and his team of MSBA classmates worked closely with Stellar Industrial Supply to complete their year-long Applied Project. Their project focused on…


February 13, 2020

Welcome to the Analytics Innovation Blog from UW Tacoma Milgard Center for Business Analytics

The Milgard Center for Business Analytics is pleased to announce the launch of our Analytics Innovation Blog. The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) in the Milgard School of Business at University of Washington Tacoma serves as a catalyst for research, education and innovation in the use of “analytics”, “big data” and “smart machines” for actionable…


February 12, 2020

UW Tacoma MSBA Student Teams Awarded NSF I-Corps Training Grants for Customer Discovery

Two teams of UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business MS Business Analytics (MSBA) students pitched their innovations from UW Tacoma to mentors at CoMotion in UW Seattle for feedback on Monday February 10th. These MSBA student teams were awarded the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grants to accelerate projects that are ready to move…


R Programming Workshop for Analytics

On Saturday January 25, 2020, our UW Tacoma Master of Science of Business Analytics students attended an all-day intermediate workshop on R programming taught by Charles Lanfear.  The energy and enthusiasm that Charles brings to this topic was greatly appreciated by our students.  He’s a fantastic teacher and a UW scholar as well. Charles is…