ISyE Seminar: Practicing Analytics in a Target Rich Environment
Please join us for our next seminar in person. This seminar will be analytics-focused seminar will feature Erick Wikum from Wikalytics, LLC who will discuss practicing analytics in a target rich environment
3:30 - Graduate seminar
4:30 p.m. - Reception
*Required attendance for students in IE 5773, 8773, and 8774
About the seminar
Analytics, the science of transforming data into insight for making better decisions and achieving superior results, is best practiced in a target rich environment. In this talk, analytics consultant Erick Wikum shares a perspective on his nearly 30-year analytics career, providing specific examples of analytics challenges he addressed across various industries including transportation and supply chain which are especially rich in opportunities to apply analytics. In addition, Wikum will share some valuable lessons he has learned to apply analytics successfully that go beyond data and math. Finally, he explains the role active involvement in a professional society can play in a fulfilling analytics career.
About the speaker
Dr. Erick D. Wikum has dedicated his nearly 30-year career to helping clients achieve superior results by making better, data driven decisions. He is currently an analytics consultant for Wikalytics, LLC. Wikum's previous work experience includes diverse technical and leadership roles and industry applications working for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), IBM, Schneider, Norfolk Southern, and the U.S. Air Force.