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Data Analytics: Ask the Right Questions

Public Service Announcement: If you’re not intimately familiar with formulas, functions and tables in Excel, you really want to get your hands on an a...
Dan McLaughlin

Data Analytics for Everyone

Cognitive computing has entered the business enterprise as an important tool. The term “cognitive computing” refers to a computer’s ability to functio...
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Bold Conversations and New Directions

Studies show that a diverse workforce benefits the entire company. But “diversity and inclusion” is a phrase used so often (it even has an acronym: D&...
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Diversity Drives a Mega Market

When I first learned of the opportunity to study abroad in India, my immediate thought was, "What better way to experience the country!" The structure...
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I’m Going to Vote Today!

Aaron Sackett, associate professor of marketing, was recently named as a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge for his project, titled “I’m Going to Vote Today!” which aims to increase voter turnout using a “behavioral intervention.”
Michael Porter

Silly Walks and the Fractal Brand

Having had the good fortune to be at a recent Schulze School of Entrepreneurship event featuring John Cleese, I was surprised to see people getting up...
Jim Arnold

Outside Consultant Features Jim Arnold

On Sunday, February 7, Jim Arnold, professor of communications at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Trib...
Mufaddal Baxamusa

Ready For the Rebound

A variety of news sources have reported that 2015 was a record year for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, with health care and techn...
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You’re Gonna Need a Better Boat

Jeremy Little wanted to be an entrepreneur long before he knew what the word meant. In third grade, when his teacher passed out index cards and told t...
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And So It Begins…

A student-eyed view of the Opus College of Business Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics