Established in 2014 in response to a McKinsey Global Institute report which estimated a shortage in people with deep analytical skills by 2018 in both the USA and Australia, the Centre is an innovative and multi-disciplinary hub within the Melbourne Business School that provides executive education programs, world-class research and a renowned Master of Business Analytics degree program.
The program targets bright and capable graduates from quantitative undergraduate degrees aiming to provide them with the specific tools, skills and industry/business experience to become business-ready analytics professionals. The Master of Business Analytics is offered through the Melbourne Business School and taught jointly by faculty from MBS and the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne.
Vinay Samuel, Founder and CEO of Zetaris stated, “As a Corporate Member, we are very excited about the opportunity to work with some of the brightest Analytics students in Australia through the Centre and the MBS. As part of their project, a team of MBS students will learn how to use the Zetaris Lightning next-generation data platform for data warehousing, advanced analytics, machine learning and AI application development.”
Professor Ujwal Kayande, Founder and Director, Centre for Business Analytics, Professor of Marketing said, “Our students will have the opportunity to get “hands on” experience by working on industry analytics projects that Zetaris delivers to customers across every industry vertical.”
Mark Alexander, Executive Director, Centre for Business Analytics said, “We look forward to the mutual benefits this initiative will bring both for Zetaris, in terms of advanced analytical thinking and more importantly for the participating students, who will gain the ‘real-world’ insights that these types of progressive initiatives can provide. Zetaris is at the cutting edge of advanced analytics and big data tech which is a great differentiator for our students to get exposed to.”
Zetaris is an analytics software company with deep expertise in data analytics, information management and new big data technologies such as Spark and SparkSQL.
Zetaris is a major disrupting force in the Australian Big Data industry, headed by chairman Mr Rob McLean, a member of the Reserve Bank board and Order of Australia, and is funded by high-profile investors such as Exto Partners and Reinventure, Westpac’s VC Fund.
Zetaris offers products that allow for the analysis of your data with the objective of reducing the time to insight and therefore allowing business to be more responsive to market needs and trends.
Simply speaking, Zetaris is the next generation enterprise data warehousing and analytics platform which deals with ‘big data’ in the Cloud as a service. The Zetaris Platform is based on open technologies, which operate in harmony with its existing client technologies, whatever they may be.
To learn more about Zetaris and how they can help you, please visit: www.zetaris.com