CBA Research

Ongoing Research

The Center for Business Analytics is currently engaged in the following research projects:

  • Use of Cloud Analytics on Multiple Devices
  • Revisiting the Ranking of Outstanding American Professional Sports Records
  • Factors Influencing the Decision to Invest in Analytics
  • Development of Analytics Capabilities within Organizations
  • The Effect of Supply Chain Performance on Financial Performance

Publications

Bruce Pollack-Johnson, PhD, Suzanne Clain, PhD, Matthew Liberatore, PhD., and Carolyn Martin, “Assessing the Factors Influencing Analytics Investment Priorities Across Organizations,” Proceedings of the International Decision Sciences Institute and Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Bali, Indonesia, July 9 – 13, 2013.

Liberatore, M., and Luo, W., “ASP, the Art and Science of Practice: A Comparison of Technical and Soft Skills Required by Analytics and OR Professionals,” Interfaces, Vol. 43, No. 2 (March-April 2013), 194 – 197.

The Role of Performance Metrics and Analytics in Churches”, The Ledger, Vol. 32 No. 3 Fall 2013, pp. 42-43. Charles Zech.

Myers, Bret "A proposed decision rule for the timing of soccer substitutions" Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. Vol. 8, No.1 (March 2012), pages 1-24.

Liberatore, M., and Luo, W., “INFORMS and the Analytics Movement: The View of the Membership,” Interfaces, Vol. 41, No 6 (November-December 2011), 578 – 589.

Liberatore, M., and Luo, W., “The Analytics Movement: Implications for Operations Research,” Interfaces, Vol. 40, No. 4 (July-August 2010), 313 - 324.

Coghlan, T., Diehl, G., Karson, E., Liberatore, M., Luo, W., Nydick, R., Pollack-Johnson, B., and Wagner, W., The Current State of Analytics in the Corporation: The View from Industry Leaders,” International Journal of Business Intelligence Research, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2010), 1 - 8.

Contact Us

Daniel Wright, PhD
Faculty Director
daniel.wright@villanova.edu

Meredith K. Lockyer
Associate Director
Center for Business Analytics
meredith.lockyer@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7016

Sharon Ballard
Program Coordinator
sharon.ballard@villanova.edu

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