We unite the School’s trail-blazing teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives that use data to improve decision-making and generate actionable business insights.
Using Data to Protect and Serve
How Analytics Can Drive Social Good
December 14, 2022, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST
Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have radically altered our approach to problem-solving, particularly within the realm of social impact. When faced with especially challenging and often sensitive societal issues–such as police reform, human trafficking, and media transparency–analytics can offer surprising ways to increase accountability and drive social good. How can data impact our understanding of social problems and lead us to effective solutions?
Penn Students Make Impact with Historic Philadelphia Non-Profit
As part of the spring 2022 Analytics Accelerator, a team of Wharton and Penn Engineering students spent six weeks helping the newly merged Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc. to identify opportunities to strengthen audience growth and attendance frequency by exploring their combined data.
Wharton Launches Its First Data Analytics Games-Based Course
In partnership with Analytics at Wharton and Wharton Customer Analytics, Wharton Interactive launched its first data analytics games-based course, Machine Learning for Business Decisions: Level 1. This immersive ARC, or alternate reality course, creates a fun, interactive experience where players learn how to leverage machine learning to guide business decisions. Requiring no prerequisites, the game takes the learner step-by-step through the fundamentals of optimizing and running XGBoost using real data from Evite.
Analytics at Wharton brings together eight programs at the School – AI for Business, Computational Social Science for Business, Customer Analytics, Penn Wharton Budget Model, People Analytics, Wharton Neuroscience, Wharton Research Data Services, and Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative.
Our programs are united in their fundamental core value – using analytics to create impact.
3 Analytics Labs
41 Projects Funded
47 Associated Faculty
7 Analytics Student Clubs