WKU Information Systems Department is now the WKU Department of Analytics and Information Systems

The WKU Data Units Office is thrilled to announce the alter of its name to…

The WKU Data Units Office is thrilled to announce the alter of its name to the WKU Office of Analytics and Facts Devices. The department resides in the Gordon Ford School of Organization, an AACSB-accredited college given that 1982.

 The department’s aim has constantly shifted primarily based on technological innovation and the technological know-how requirements for enterprise, and this name improve demonstrates that. The department’s educational systems have advanced from Management Facts Programs in the1990s, to Computer Details Technological know-how and Methods Administration in the 2000s, to Small business Informatics in the 2010s, and to Small business Facts Analytics since 2015. The Centre for Used Knowledge Analytics, housed in the office, was created in 2016 to encourage info analytics investigation and to offer considerably-required outreach to organizations and organizations in the WKU services region. Nonetheless, by way of each individual modify, technologies and innovation continue being at the heart of the division.

 With undergraduate courses in Small business Information Analytics and Info Units and graduate applications in Facts Analytics and Cybersecurity Knowledge Analytics, the Division of Analytics and Data Units a lot more obviously encapsulates the fields of examine presented within just the department. Plus, it much better aligns with the department’s purpose: to produce the upcoming generation of experienced knowledge analysts.

 “We have developed primarily based on technological innovation and how the requirements of tech for small business have improved, and we’re seeking to stick to and respond to sector traits. The section identify improve demonstrates the innovation going on in the section to fulfill the demands of the neighborhood we serve,” reported Dr. Ray Blankenship, Division Chair.

 To learn extra about WKU’s Department of Analytics and Facts Methods, take a look at https://www.wku.edu/bdan/.

For far more information speak to: Liz Fogle, [email protected]