The Columbus Region has a unique data analytics landscape populated by dozens of businesses and educational programs across multiple industries.
Home to more than 150 faculty working in data analytics, The Ohio State University has created a state-of-the-art data analytics program and undergraduate major. Majors specialize in biomedical informatics, business analytics or computational analytics in addition to core coursework.
In addition, companies like IBM have located in Columbus due to strong demand for data analytics services in the Region’s many retail, finance, insurance, logistics and manufacturing companies. The abundance of both entry level and experienced IT professionals have helped continue the Columbus Region’s rise as a center of big data expertise.
InXite Health Systems provides software and data analytics for coordinated-care networks.
Prevedere, a cloud-based enterprise predictive analytics provider, has closed $10 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Microsoft Ventures and existing investors PointGuard Ventures and Rev1 Ventures.
The technology is being developed by Battelle, a not-for-profit research and development organization, working in partnership with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
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Capturing raw data from external sources and transmitting to storage (i.e. sensors, Internet monitoring, digital tracking, RFID)
Aggregating data and adding metadata for rapid locating and access (i.e. structured/ unstructured data warehousing, cloud-based server farms)
Enabling capabilities that transform data into analyzable format (i.e. metadata sorting, matching and tagging, Hadoop)
Determining relevant findings out of optimized data based on user queries (i.e. data mining, sentiment monitoring, structured and unstructured algorithms)
Turning analyzed data into digestible output for data consumer (i.e. data visualization, dashboards, manipulation tools, search engines)
Use of interface output for decision or pre-decision steps (i.e. data analyst/SME advisory, consulting services decision support)
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