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Management professor’s paper wins top prize for insights on building equitable workplaces with AI technologies

David Ross, R. Perry Frankland Associate Professor of Management, and two co-authors won first place for their white paper at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton People Analytics Conference. In the paper, Ross, with co-authors David R. Anderson of Villanova University and Margrét V. Bjarnadóttir of the University of Maryland, explain how bias can be embedded in people analytics that uses AI, despite the AI itself being in principle free of bias. The authors also highlight best practices for human resource

AI’s Impact on Teaching

Dean Saby Mitra was part of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s panel discussion on AI’s impact on teaching, an event sponsored by the University of Florida. In this video with the Chronicle, Dean Mitra shares how AI and analytics fit into the business sphere and the difference between automation and decision making within AI and analytics. (Interview begins at 27:00.)

Using AI and analytics to solve business problems

After graduating from the University of Florida with my Bachelor of Science in Statistics in May 2020, I was eager to continue my education and expand my business knowledge. When I found out that UF’s Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management (MS-ISOM) program was offering a new concentration in Business Analytics, I knew this program would be a perfect fit with my interests and career goals. Unfortunately, like many, my summer internship was cancelled due to the

Student Spotlight: Cameron Cohen

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series features exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Cameron Cohen, a student in the undergraduate information systems program and the Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management program, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: What degrees will you have

Is user-generated content better off when user identity is revealed?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – User-generated content (UGC) – from the photos and videos posted on social media to the product and service reviews shared on websites – is an increasingly important tool for companies looking to sell their goods and services. In recent years, the popularity of anonymous user-generated content has raised questions about the credibility of those photos, videos, blog posts and reviews. In order to bring about transparency, companies like Amazon have given users the option to share their

5 ways you can learn about AI and analytics at Warrington

Businesses used to be driven by Excel spreadsheets, but today, the Warrington College of Business is preparing graduates for the future of business with a new level of analytics and modeling tools. From faculty with expertise in AI and analytics to courses and degree programs to the most advanced technical resources, Warrington has what you need to develop your foundation in AI and analytics. Read on to see the five ways you can learn about AI and analytics at the

UF Warrington professor to research fairness in AI hiring practices thanks to National Science Foundation, Amazon award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is among the recipients of a Fairness in Artificial Intelligence (AI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in collaboration with Amazon. Wang and a team of investigators have been awarded nearly $1 million to establish machine learning as a pillar for design in automated personnel-selection systems used in human resource management. The NSF Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with

We Are Warrington | Will data and smart technology turn against us?

Andy Lord: What do you think of this weather? This is the real Gainesville weather here. Saby Mitra: I don’t think so. Lord: Well, this is the good Gainesville weather, it’s not the real Gainesville weather. Mitra: July and August is probably more real Gainesville weather. Lord: We Are Warrington, is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business

New Python course sets analytics and AI foundation for Warrington students

This past fall semester 54 Warrington students got, what was for many of them, a first look into understanding the world of business analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) thanks to a new course taught by marketing lecturer Dr. Joel Davis (DBA ’20). The course, Foundations of Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, focuses on teaching students the basics of data analytics and machine learning through the powerful programming language Python. Python.org says it’s, “an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic

Business Analytics Experiential Learning course boosts MS-ISOM student’s skills and experience

Like many students across the University of Florida and nation, my summer internship was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it was tough to swallow, I knew there were still opportunities for me to grow my experiences. For me, the new opportunity to learn was in Dr. Hoover’s Summer Business Analytics Experiential Learning Course. When I received an email from Dr. Carrillo, who was also involved in the class, about qualifying for the class I figured it’d be a