Center for Business Analytics taking entries for Innovation Award

DUBUQUE, Iowa—The Loras College Center for Business Analytics invites local, regional and national organizations to submit entries for the 2016 Business Analytics Innovation Award. This prestigious award was established by the Center in 2013 to annually honor companies demonstrating the most innovative and effective use of business analytics within their organization through a project, process or concept.

Applications can be submitted online at by Friday, March 11. Eligible applicants include any private or public company, government agency or nonprofit organization that has implemented an analytics system to enhance organizational operations or decision-making. Applicants may nominate themselves, or on behalf of a client.

UnityPoint Health received the 2015 Business Analytics Innovation Award for demonstrating excellence through their robust blood transfusion analytics solution. Sponsored by TH Media, award winners are chosen based on the description of a business analytics project, process or concept that was implemented by their company and the tangible economic, social or environmental impact it demonstrated.

For more information or questions on the award submission process, visit or contact, 563.588.7769.

About the Loras College Center for Business Analytics
The Loras College Center for Business Analytics is the region’s leading institution geared toward professional and organizational enhancement through the effective analysis of big data.  MBA and online certificate offerings are designed to meet the continuing education needs of today’s savvy professional by enhancing the competencies of individuals working in sectors—such as healthcare, finance, manufacturing, gaming and insurance—that can benefit from greater analytical skills. For more information, please visit



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