Supporting data-driven decision making with cutting-edge business analytics research.
The Centre for Business Analytics contributes broadly and deeply to knowledge and practice in analytics.
We do this through continual academic research with publications appearing in the top local and international journals, partnering with organisations to produce critical and topical white papers, and undertaking applied research projects for our corporate members that specifically address their business needs using analytics.
The Centre for Business Analytics produces several white papers each year that use business analytics to inform and analyze complex issues facing organisations and industry.
Building Resilient Australian Supply Chains in 2022
Orchestrated resilience is pivotal to thriving in an increasingly unknown future.Find out more
The Impact of Analytics on the Triple Bottom Line in 2021
As investment in analytics continues to grow, many organisations wonder what they can do to extract maximum value from their investment.
The Analytics Impact Index identifies the bottom-line impact and structural elements required to set an organisation up for success and provides practical steps for how your business can improve it's analytics capabilities.Find out more
The Impact of Analytics in 2020
More organisations are working their way up the maturity ladder - an encouraging sign analytics investments are paying off.Find out more
The Value of Analytics in 2019
Investing in analytics can yield substantial returns, but only a small fraction of companies are extracting the full potential of their data.Find out more
The Untapped Value of Analytics in 2018
A new global benchmarking study reveals that analytics leaders see 60 percent more profits than the laggards.Find out more
Recent Journal Publications
Drive data – driven decision making in your organisation using the latest insights from our Academic Faculty.
Fast and Accurate Variational Inference for Models with Many Latent Variables
Loaiza-Maya, R., M.S. Smith, D.J. Nott and P.J. Danaher - Journal of Econometrics
Online Community’s Recognition and Continued Participation in Idea Competitions
Hsieh Kai-Yu, Ping Xiao, Li Wang and Noshir Contractor - Decision Sciences
The Effects of Information Nudges on Consumer Usage of Digital Services under Three-Part Tariff Pricing
Xiao Ping, Yuanyuan Chen, Anandhi Bharadwaj and Weining Bao - Journal of Management Information Systems
Identification of Dynamic Games with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Multiple Equilibria
Luo Yao, Ping Xiao and Ruli Xiao - Journal of Econometrics
Allocation with Weak Priorities and General Constraints
Young-San Lin, Hai Nguyen, Thành Nguyen , Kemal Altinkemer - Operations Research
The Centre for Business Analytics, Melbourne Business School, Practice Prize for Achievement in Business Analytics.
The Centre for Business Analytics Practice Prize recognises and celebrates outstanding applications of business analytics with significant organisational impact.
The competition welcomes successful advanced analytics applications in business, government, healthcare, education, and non-profit.Call for 2023 Submissions