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Virginia Tech Students Confront Complex Challenges With Data


IMPACT STORY: Virginia Tech MBA student Kate Brennan and two of her classmates took a course designed to give future business leaders a taste of using data analytics tools to untangle complex challenges. Brennan’s team integrated 13 years’ worth of statistics on recycling in South Carolina with demographic figures from the Census Bureau, regional manufacturing data, and other related information using Alteryx Designer. Their analysis of the results pointed toward a viable solution: creating an interactive online portal where manufacturers and recycling facilities could more easily view each other’s supply chain data and collaborate. Read the impact story: https://www.alteryx.com/input/virginia-tech-students-confront-complex-challenges-with-data