Yi Chen: The biggest challenge that we’re facing is the so called big data challenge. We are living in the age we have data exploding. Collecting, integrating, and analyzing big data is quickly becoming the key determinant in competition. Across the sectors big data can dramatically improve decision making, marketing, financial forecasting, and risk management.
According to a recent study by McKenzie by 2018 United States will be short of 1.5 million of managers and analyst positions. The MBA MIS program at NJIT aims to train a new generation of managers and analysts who can make effective data driven decisions. Through the partnership with the College of Computer Science we offer 10 courses in data analytics including data management systems, enterprise [inaudible 1:05], data mining, and a decision supportive systems.