The Centre for Business Analytics contributes broadly and deeply to knowledge and practice in analytics.

The Centre for Business Analytics contributes broadly and deeply to knowledge and practice in analytics.

To aid this purpose, the Centre for Business Analytics has partnered with Kearney to create the Analytics Impact Index, which is a globally recognised guide for organisational leaders to compare and improve their analytics capabilities. 

Funding is also provided to research projects across the University of Melbourne. Research topics include areas such as developing new text-mining techniques, new security analytics methods, understanding the shareholder value of investments in analytics, developing new customer lifetime value models and optimising supply chains.

Practice Prize

The Centre for Business Analytics, Melbourne Business School, Practice Prize for Achievement in Business Analytics.

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.

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Analytics Impact Index

As investment in analytics continues to grow, many organisations wonder what they can do to extract maximum value from their investment.

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.

To get involved, download a copy of the 2021 Analytics Impact Index white paper, or take the survey to see how well your organisation is tracking across common benchmarks in your industry.

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Latest Research News

How to know when it is time to move production from China

How to know when it is time to move production from China

By Nina Hendy - Published: 18/07/2022

Firms contemplating whether to move production from China to Southeast Asian countries don't always have all the facts at hand.

Businesses are grappling with the rising cost of doing business, forcing manufacturers to look for new regions offering even lower costs of doing business. To explore the challenge of improving procurement efficiency and reducing business costs, Dr Lusheng Shao from the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Business and Economics teamed up with Xiaole Wu from the School of Management at Fudan University in Shanghai and Fuqiang Zhang of Olin Business School at Washington University in Missouri, US.

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Journal Publications

Drive data – driven decision making in your organisation using the latest insights from our Academic Faculty. 

 


The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the volatility connectedness network of global stock market
Tingting Cheng, Junli Liu, Albert Bo Zhao and Wenying Yao - Pacific-Basin Finance Journal

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Characterizing financial crises through the spectrum of high frequency data
Mardi Dungey, Jet Holloway, Abdullah Yalaman and Weng Yao - Quantitative Finance

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Exact confidence limits compatible with the result of a sequential trial
Chris J. Lloyd - Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference

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Optimal probabilistic forecasts: When do they work?
Martin, Gael M., Rubén Loaiza-Maya, Worapree Maneesoonthorn, David T. Frazier, and Andrés Ramírez-Hassan - International Journal of Forecasting

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