Business Analytics

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Advancing business and improving society through a world of information. 

Technology is integrating with our lives in more ways than ever before, and we're leveraging technology to solve problems, make groundbreaking discoveries and improve our community.

In today’s world of big data, learning from the vast amount of information collected every day is critical for the firms that rely on it for manufacturing, marketing, decision-making and more. 

Here in the School of Management, we’re equipping our students with with the skills to understand the technologies — and the business — to use data to inform critical decisions. 


School of Management faculty dig deep into all aspects of technology — including big data, the internet of things and digital security. Here is a sample of their recent discoveries. 


Real-World Experiences

Through hands-on opportunities, School of Management students gain practical experience with the technologies that are shaping the future of work.


Stories of Impact

At a time when demand for COVID-19 vaccinations far outpaced supply, a School of Management team created Vaccine Hound, a website that scours more than 100 other sites to help people find vaccine appointments in Western New York. Natalie Simpson and Sanjukta Smith—chairs of the Operations Management and Strategy and the Management Science and Systems departments, respectively—led the team of faculty and graduate students who developed the critical service.

Academic Programs and Teaching

In the classroom, students look at technology from multiple perspectives and gain a deeper understanding of its impact on business strategy and operations.


Partners in Progress

The School of Management works collaboratively across campus — and the nation — to help develop technology solutions and prepare the next generation of industry professionals.

Our partners include:

Speaker Series

To spark conversation and inspire innovation, we bring thought leaders from around the country to campus to discuss business analytics. 

Upcoming speakers