Wharton Stories: Analytics

From the Turing Test to IBM’s Jeopardy–winning Watson, artificial intelligence has continuously pushed the status quo. How can people in business better understand and use this growing technology?

Using Artificial Intelligence in Business: A Talk with Kartik Hosanagar

A class project on wildfire prevention led three Wharton undergrads to present their findings at the Women in Data Science Conference at Penn.

Predicting Random Forest Fires in California

There’s still so much companies don’t understand about data collection and AI. Timnit Gebru weighs in on some things companies should keep in mind.

Timnit Gebru: 5 Takeaways About the State of Artificial Intelligence

“While we need experience to learn, it is mostly interfering with the learning process,” said Annie Duke, author and retired professional poker player.

How to Learn from Wins and Losses — and Other Lessons from Poker

Corporate executives partnered with Wharton and Penn students to provide practical solutions to their most pressing marketing and analytics problems.

Students Offer Sweet Solutions to Data Problems at the Analytics Accelerator Challenge

Business leaders and educators convened for a Town Hall on the rise of data analytics and filling a growing need for new jobs and more comprehensive education.

Wharton and WorkingNation Address Closing the Data Analytics Skills Gap

Evite CEO Victor Cho, W’93, and VP Jay Neuman learned what Wharton and Penn student teams discovered about their company’s data at the Datathon finale.

WCAI Datathon Student Finalists Present Their Data Findings to Evite

“We’re not going to judge ourselves by the least happy customer. We’re going to judge ourselves by the most valuable customers.”

Customer Centricity: Why Companies Should Play a Long Game Strategy

Melissa Matalon, W’19, is making connections between her diverse concentrations and the real world, integrating lessons from consumer psychology to statistics.

How Combining Two Passions Landed this Senior a Job at Facebook

The Wharton Analytics Accelerator Summit offers students across the University a chance to team up with others to build models for real companies to solve business problems.

Wharton Analytics Accelerator Summit Gives Students an Opportunity to Apply Classroom Knowledge to Real Business Problems