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Chief Supply Chain Officer shares recipes for a successful career

The Operations & Supply Chain (OSC) major at the Eccles School hosted the Network with the Professionals event, an ongoing series that brings together industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to discuss careers and give advice to Eccles School students. Approximately 60 students gathered to hear from Jim Hardy, the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Traeger Pellet Grills and his team. Hardy’s team talked [...]

2022-05-02T13:52:31-06:00May 2nd, 2022|

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Game Day Ad Analytics Challenge

The David Eccles School of Business recently hosted its largest Game Day Analytics Challenge (GDAC) to date, both in the number of participating teams and sponsors. GDAC is an annual competition that gives student teams just four days to analyze millions of Tweets related to Super Bowl ads and produce a professional infographic and white paper. This year 32 made it to the [...]

2022-03-15T09:41:28-06:00March 15th, 2022|

Learning abroad in Korea with Eccles Global

Editor's Note: Earlier this year, professor Chong Oh, director of the Undergraduate Information Systems program at the David Eccles School of Business, took students abroad to Korea to earn a minor in Information Systems. Undergraduate students Rebecca Hoyt and Quinci Fisher wrote about their exciting experience with the Eccles Global Learning Abroad program! Read the final installment of the two-part series here. “I encourage [...]

2021-12-10T14:44:14-07:00December 9th, 2021|

Part 2: Learning abroad in Korea with Eccles Global

Earlier this year, Associate Professor (Lecturer) Chong Oh, director of the Undergraduate Information Systems program at the David Eccles School of business, took students abroad to Korea to obtain a minor in Information Systems. Undergraduate students Rebecca Hoyt and Quinci Fisher wrote about their exciting experience with the Eccles Global program! To see part one of this blog post, click here! What was your [...]

2021-12-09T17:06:15-07:00December 9th, 2021|

Eccles graduate students dive into Domo & Layton Construction Hackathon

The big, blue DOMO bus was on campus this fall, which signified the return of the DOMO & Layton Construction Hackathon hosted by the Information Systems department at the David Eccles School of Business.  For this competition, undergraduate and graduate students teams are presented with a real-world problem and are tasked to formulate a solution using the DOMO Business Intelligence (BI) platform and [...]

2021-11-30T14:15:58-07:00November 30th, 2021|

OSC launches Network with the Professionals webinar series

Operations and Supply Chain launched its Network with the Professionals webinar series recently by inviting Shane Hughes, an executive at Intermountain Healthcare, to speak about his experiences within the field of Operations and Supply Chain as well as within Intermountain Healthcare itself. The Network with the Professionals talks will be an ongoing series that brings industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to an open [...]

2021-03-22T11:05:32-06:00March 22nd, 2021|

Congratulations to the winners of the Game Day Analytics Challenge!

More than 100 graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Howard University, and Salt Lake Community College competed in this year's Game Day Analytics Challenge. With thousands of dollars in prize money and guaranteed internship interviews on the line, the competition was intense. Since 2016, Chong Oh, an Associate Professor (Lecturer) from the Operations & Information Systems (OIS) Department [...]

2021-02-19T12:35:30-07:00February 19th, 2021|

Winners announced for the Information Systems COVID-19 Challenge

The Information Systems Major, in partnership with Domo, jointly organized a COVID-19 Data Analytics Challenge that concluded last week. The objectives were two-fold: first, to enable students to gain data analytics skillsets specifically in using the Domo BI and Visualization Platform; second, to expose students in learning to relate real-world problems to their classroom learnings. Student participants are from four categories: Business Scholars, [...]

2020-04-24T18:13:24-06:00April 24th, 2020|

Congratulations to the winners of the Game Day Analytics Challenge!

Dozens of graduate and undergraduate students gathered Friday, Feb. 7 to present their analysis of social media activity during the Super Bowl. With thousands of dollars in prize money and guaranteed internship interviews on the line, the competition was intense.  Three years ago, Chong Oh, associate professor and director of the Undergraduate Information Systems Department at the Eccles School, created the Game Day Analytics [...]

2020-02-13T12:35:55-07:00February 13th, 2020|