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    Local businesses lean on subscriptions to build revenue, customer connections

    Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    A growing number of local businesses are latching onto an age-old retail concept: the monthly subscription service. The idea of having customers periodically pay in advance for products or services is nothing new. Newspapers and magazines have operated on this model for centuries, and beer-, coffee-, fruit- and cigar-of-the-month clubs have existed for decades. But in the last decade or so, national companies have launched subscriptions for everything from cosmetics to meal kits to pet products. Mohammad Rahman, an associate professor of management at Purdue's Krannert School of Management, comments on the trend.

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  • Hackathon team

    Purdue team takes home top honors in ECS Hackathon

    Thursday, August 12, 2021

    A team of Purdue graduate students recently took home first place in the 2021 ECS Hackathon on "The Future of Work." The winning team was comprised of Anisha Desai, Snigdha Rai, Mayank Jha, Kshama Sharma, Usama Ather, Prerak Patel, and Sakshee Agarwal.

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  • Meet The Masters Of Business Analytics

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    The key to business innovation? Think sound decision-making through the understanding of data. That’s what business analytics delivers — a means to collect, segment, interpret and act on data. The industry is exploding, producing master’s of business analytics grads globally who are using analytics to push the needle in industries such as finance, technology, consulting, retail, and entrepreneurship. For some, personal fulfillment is their greatest accomplishment following graduation. Krannert MSBAIM Alumnus Maharshi Dutta shares his thoughts on the field of business analytics.

    Full article: Meet The Masters Of Business Analytics

  • Master’s in Business Analytics: Maharshi Dutta, Purdue University (Krannert)

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    Krannert's MSBAIM Alumnus Maharshi Dutta shares his story with Poets and Quants on why he chose Krannert for his graduate school, how his experience was at Krannert, and his accomplishments in his career after graduation.

    Full article: Master’s in Business Analytics: Maharshi Dutta, Purdue University (Krannert)

  • Prabuddah De

    Longtime MIS scholar and endowed faculty member Prabuddha De to retire

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

    Prabuddha De, the Accenture University Professor of Information Technology at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and a seminal scholar in his field, is retiring in August 2020.

    Full article: Longtime MIS scholar and endowed faculty member Prabuddha De to retire

  • Bob Plante

    Bob Plante retiring following four decades at the Krannert School

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020

    Bob Plante, the Lewis B. Cullman University Chair of Management at Purdue’s Krannert School, is retiring following a 40-year career that includes numerous administrative and academic roles in addition to research and teaching accolades.

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  • Purdue launches online analytics degree

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering an online Master’s in Business Analytics in fall 2020. The degree is aimed at working professionals. Students will receive broad exposure to various functional areas of business and how they use information to make better-informed decisions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the need for business analysts to increase 14% by 2024, and this degree will prepare participants for a wide variety of roles within the industry.

    Full article: Purdue launches online analytics degree

  • Six ways businesses can remain resilient amid coronavirus disruption

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Coronavirus quarantines have shuttered Chinese factories and shocked global supply chains. Flexibility to continue production is crucial for manufacturers that rely on components made in China, says Ananth Iyer, senior associate dean in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and director of the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative.

    Full article: Six ways businesses can remain resilient amid coronavirus disruption

  • Spring break travel: Three ways to be a more responsible Airbnb guest

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Travelers planning an affordable spring break trip should be aware of the “Airbnb effect.” Areas with a rise in Airbnb rentals, for example, often see a jump in housing prices and other negative aspects of tourism, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Mohammad Rahman, an associate professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University who has studied and written about the home-sharing platform, said the problem goes far beyond housing prices.

    Full article: Spring break travel: Three ways to be a more responsible Airbnb guest