15.071 | Spring 2017 | Graduate
The Analytics Edge
Course Description
This course presents real-world examples in which quantitative methods provide a significant competitive edge that has led to a first order impact on some of today's most important companies. We outline the competitive landscape and present the key quantitative methods that created the edge (data-mining, dynamic …
This course presents real-world examples in which quantitative methods provide a significant competitive edge that has led to a first order impact on some of today’s most important companies. We outline the competitive landscape and present the key quantitative methods that created the edge (data-mining, dynamic optimization, simulation), and discuss their impact.
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A set of male icons on left connected to a corresponding set of female icons on the right with numbered dotted lines.
The eHarmony online dating website takes a quantitative approach to matchmaking matches rather than solely relying on subscribers to browse profiles. (Male and female icons are in the public domain. Source: Openclipart.)