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First Business Intelligence Summit a success

by Deb Nahrgang

June 29, 2021

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Saint Mary’s first virtual 2021 Business Intelligence Summit, held June 2, was an inspiring engagement between students, industry leaders, faculty, and alumni. More than 70 guests engaged in discussing innovative, best-practice artificial intelligence and business analytics in a Catholic and Lasallian spirit.

Breakout session topics included ProPurchaser Supply Chain, Digital and Social Media Analytics, Working with Multiple Analytics Teams, Professional Sports Analytics, Oh, if Only it Were That Easy!, Anticipate What Your Boss Wants, Detecting Online Fake Reviews, and Drone Technology, Data Engineering. Presenters included Saint Mary’s alumni and faculty, and a career panel rounded out the day

Alumnus Blaze Lanoue told organizer Michael Ratajczyk, “Great job putting the summit together. I am sure it was a lot of work. This is the kind of thing that adds value to students choosing Saint Mary’s for their BI masters degree.”