Month: July 2019

‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Used Analytics to ‘Beat the Game’ 

July 17, 2019 – Claire Hall Game-show contestant James Holzhauer developed a strategy to quickly maximize the amount of money he won, says OPIM professor David Bergman. An aggressive strategy, mathematical finesse, a sharp mind, and a willingness to take risks were some of the factors that spurred ‘Jeopardy!’ game-show contestant James Holzhauer to win 32 consecutive […]

Grad Students Help PCX Aero Go ‘Full Throttle’

Posted on July 15, 2019 by Claire Hall MBA student Don Pendagast (left) and MSBAPM student Chitra Reddy (right), were on a six person team dedicated to helping PCX Aerospace improve their critical data-collection systems. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)   When it comes to the aerospace industry, PCX Aerostructures is in the big leagues.The company […]

UConn Takes 3rd Place in Global Analytics Challenge

July 3, 2019 – Claire Hall Left to right, Prasanthi Lingamallu, Carl Johnson, and Barbara Lucas Johnson accept the 3rd place award in the International Big Data Analytics Education Conference (Contributed Photo) A team of UConn students earned third place in the 2019 International Big Data & Analytics Education Conference with their passionate presentation on “The Catastrophic […]