This saturday, students at the McCombs School of Business joined with senior executives and experts from different industries to talk about the importance of Big Data in today and tomorrow’s business world at the McCombs Executive Summit. The goal of the summit was to help students develop an understanding of how businesses use information, and to assist in applying this knowledge to real world decisions in business and in their career. Students participated in a Q&A session with a panel of experts, followed by breakout sessions in which they had the opportunity to interact with executives in a case study environment. The event was concluded by keynote speaker John Gordon, who emphasized and demonstrated the ability of data analytics to be applied to every aspect of the world we live in.
“The McCombs Executive Summit seeks to bridge the professional world with the academic world, and help students at the business school understand current business topics in an academic environment. Students walked way with a working knowledge of how Big Data and Data Analytics play a key role in the businesses of today”