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This guide primarily supports students in Rady's MS in Business Analytics program. Other researchers may find it useful if they are looking into analytics, big data, data visualization and similar topics as they relate to business intelligence and strategic management. Use the tabs to navigate the resources. Items included here range from academic journals, industry analysis, data and software resources, reference materials and news sources. Here is the slidedeck from the 2021 orientation presentation to incoming MSBA students.
2021 Orientation Slide Deck
Overview of business information sources, and the information infrastructure available to MSBA students. Also information and links to Library services and locations of special interest..
2021 Orientation Worksheet
Download this Word doc and fill out for yourself during our session. If you save it, you'll have in one place the most important URLs and info get you started.
Gartner Content on Business Analytics & Big Data Applications
Gartner Research Service
This well-known collection of market analyst reports, international news and real-world analysis focuses on a broad coverage of computing and technology sectors. Students will like the market research and IT staff will like its tools and benchmarking contents. Gartner analysts cover a broad range of business functions that impact the technology sector. NOTE: use your Business Systems credentials to login. Gartner also recruits and hires; see the careers section
of their webpage.
Gartner has a lot of specialized content in its Research Library of interest to people in business analytics fields:
- Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing
- Big Data
includes sub-topics like advanced analytics, business activity monitoring, business pattern frameworks, content analysis, pattern seeking, predictive analytics, sentiment analysis, social analytics, speech analytics, supply chain analytics, text analysis, web analytics and more.
- Business Intelligence and Decision Support
- Data Science
- Link to brows the full Research Library topics, including business applications by industry and by business function.
Quick Links: Top Resource Requests
Newsfeeds from Cutter Consortium
Cutter is a service that analyzes global trends in business technology, including data analytics and digitial technologies. Some of Cutter's content is free, but to see the industry reports that come with our UCSD membership, you must register for an account. Instructions are here - http://blink.ucsd.edu/sponsor/ITS/services/cutter.html. Please use your ucsd.edu email address to register. Below is the latest RSS news feed of contents from their blog.
Thanks to Sunny Solanki, who contributed extensively to the creation and contents of this page.