Kelsey Burhans | November 2020 The most recent winner of the Harvard Business Analytics Program (HBAP) Pitch Competition has been leveraging her own expertise and that of enthusiastic advisors to weave a successful narrative for her company, Alena’s Storytime. In this article, we’ll touch base with Suman Roy about her ongoing entrepreneurial endeavors, and hopefully inspire the next wave of HBAP entrepreneurs for the upcoming competition in January. Origin Story Suman has always been an avid learner, and views this as an especially important way of keeping up with a fast-moving world. She first acquired a Master’s degree in Computer […]
Harvard Business Analytics Program Blog
Whether you’re interested in becoming a leader or simply want to be a more effective one, it’s important to understand the difference between two critical fields: business intelligence and business analytics. Knowing the difference between the two will ensure you are leveraging what you need to know to make smart, strategic decisions.
A list of hard and soft skills for business analytics professionals.
Professor Jan Hammond is helping students fill a growing need that exists in many industries: informing decision making with data-driven insights. As she prepares to teach Data-Driven Operations and Supply Chain Management in the second term of the Business Analytics program, we spoke with her about the competitive advantage of data expertise across industries.
In his Digital Strategy and Innovation course, Professor Karim Lakhani will explore how companies’ business models, use of analytics and business strategies are evolving. We spoke to Lakhani about his goals for the course and the pressing need for data analytics experts in the business world today.