Program

Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas

BAC 2015 Tentative Agenda

(All events in the OMNI Hotel)


Saturday Dec 12th: Checkin-Registration - At ICIS Registration Counter

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration

Omni


12.30 to 1 pm - Set up by Workshop presenters and volunteers - Texas Ballroom E


Saturday, Dec 12th - Workshop begins at 1 pm


1 pm to 2.15 pm  Workshop on SAS® Visual Analytics and SAS® Visual Statistics  - Texas Ballroom E

Presenters: Tom Bohannon and Mike Speed (both from SAS)


This workshop focuses on the basics of how to explore data and build reports using SAS Visual Analytics. It also teaches you how to use SAS Visual Analytics to build predictive models in SAS Visual Statistics, such as decision tree, regression and general linear models. SAS Visual Statistics provides you with the capability of comparing these models


2.15 to 3.30 pm   Workshop on Utilizing Teradata University Network (TUN) - Texas Ballroom E

Resources – Barbara Wixom (MIT) and Paul Cronan (Univ. of Arkansas)

The purpose of this workshop is to illustrate the vast academic resources available on Teradata University Network (TUN).  TUN is designed as a rich site of resources for faculty and student covering topics related to data and analytics.  Teradata is the top leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for data warehouse database platforms and TUN leverages this ranking by providing outstanding resources for faculty and students in the BI/Data Warehouse and database space.  Further, TUN partners with BI and Analytics companies such as MicroStrategy, SAS and Tableau to provide excellent resources to support analytics and visualization topics.  The University of Arkansas is also a TUN partner and their resources will be discussed.  Target audience is any faculty teaching, or planning to teach, in the areas of databases, data warehouses, BI, analytics and visualization.  


3.30 to 3.45 pm - Break


3.45 pm to 5.00 pm Workshop on Teaching a Big Data Analytics Class in MIS Programs  - Texas Ballroom E

Presenters: Ramesh Sharda (OK State), Daniel Asamoah(Wright State), Amir Hassan Zadeh (Wright State), Pankush Kalgotra(OK State)

This session will cover our experiences in offering a class on Big Data technologies and include some hands-on demonstrations that we have used in our course. We will cover our course objectives and the outline, followed by a description of various teaching modules, case studies, and exercises that we have developed or adapted.


5 to 6.15 pm  Panel A: Innovations in Healthcare: Actionable Insights from Analytics  - Texas Ballroom E

Panelists: Ashish Gupta (UTC), Sherri Zink (BCBS of TN), Ramesh Sharda (Oklahoma State)  and David Lary (UT Dallas)


This panel will focus on insights that have been derived using big data approaches, and how they have led to the transformations. area that will be focused on are- analytics in insurance from consumer’s perspective, sports, utilizing disparate data using new data science paradigms such as deep learning framework, etc. We will also focus on enabling technologies.


6.30 to 8:00 pm BAC2015 Reception, Research/Teaching Awards and Recognitions - Fort Worth Ballroom 4


Sunday, December 13th


7.15 am to 8.15 am - Breakfast  - Texas Ballroom E


8.15 am to 9.15 am - Welcome and Keynote-  Texas Ballroom E

Welcome: Lakshmi Iyer, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Introduction of Keynote: Ashish Gupta, University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Keynote Speaker: Sherri Zink, Senior VP, Chief Data and Engagement Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.


9.30 to 11.00 - Panel: AACSB Resources for Building a Business Analytics Program - Texas Ballroom E

Panel Introduction: Amit Deokar, Pennsylvania State University

David Douglas: Moderator (University of Arkansas), Dean Eli Jones (Texas A&M University), David Ahuja (Walmart), Dan LeClair (AACSB), Tom McDonald (P&G), Paul Cronan (University of Arkansas), Michael Goul (Arizona State University)


Report on AACSB’s analytics initiative designed to help schools develop programs by providing a mix of curriculum content, pedagogy, and structure resources for schools contemplating development of or enhancement of Business Analytics. Panelists from the AACSB Analytics Curriculum Advisory Group will share resources and encourage interactive attendee discussion.  The recently formed AACSB Analytics Curriculum Advisory Group consists of four universities in the United States and five international universities.


Consistent with AACSB’s goal of providing services to member schools across the globe, the initial analytics curriculum development seminars will be offered in the three cities that house AACSB’s regional offices: Tampa (USA), Singapore, and Amsterdam.


11:00 am to 11: 10 am - Short Break


11.10 to 12.15 pm - Parallel Session

Parallel Session 1 - Research in Progress presentations - Texas Ballroom CD

Parallel Session 2: Prototype Demo/presentations - Texas Ballroom E


Parallel Session 1 - Research in Progress presentations - Texas Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Babita Gupta, California State University Monterey Bay

  1. “A Model of Business Intelligence Systems Use in Chinese Organizations” by Yutong Song, Monash University, Australia, David Arnott, Monash University, Australia, and Shijia Gao, Monash University, Australia
  2. “Big Data Capabilities: An Organizational Information Processing Perspective” by Ouku Isik, Vlerick Business School
  3. “An Ontology-based Hierarchical Text Clustering Method” by Xin Xu, East China Normal University, Nanfei Sun, University of Houston at Clear Lake, Zhe Shan, University of Cincinnati, and Yunjia Hong, East China Normal University
  4. “Business Analytics Capabilities and Use: A value Chain Perspective” by Torupallab Ghoshal, University of Texas, Dallas, Lakshmi Iyer, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Joyendu Bhadury, University of North Carolina Greensboro, and Rudolph Bedeley, University of North Carolina Greensboro
  5. “Inductive Scale Development from Twitter Data: Applying Contemporary Natural Language Processing Methods in IS Research” by David Agogo, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Traci J. Hess, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  6. “Information Privacy on Online Social Networks: Illusion-in-Progress in the Age of Big Data?” by Shwadhin Sharma, California State University Monterey Bay and Babita Gupta, California State University Monterey Bay.


Parallel Session 2: Prototype Demo/presentations - Texas Ballroom E

Session Chair: Amit Deokar, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Network Analytics: A Healthcare Application Demo of Teradata Aster by  Pankush Kalgotra and Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  2. Analytics driven physical activity promoting application by Mulgund, P., Sharman, R., Joshi, S. and Putta, K. V.,  School of Management, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
  3. Say It Right: IS Prototype to Enable Evidence Based Communication with Big Data by Simon Alfano,  Nicolas Pröllochs, Stefan Feuerriegel, Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg,  Germany,
  4. MineMyText – Making Text Mining Accessible to Research and Practice by Oliver Müller, Stefan Debortoli, Michael Gau (MineMyText), Jan mom Brocke, University of Liechtenstein
  5. A Demonstration of Social Media-based Surveillance Systems with Big Data Tools  by Amir Hassan Zadeh and Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  6. Sports Injury Prediction & Screening (SIPS) : A Demo of a Realtime Analytics System- by Richard Ross Guretzemacher, Ashish Gupta, Gary Wilkerson, and Joshua Haynes, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
  7. A Cognitive Analytics App for Sports Injury using Deep Question & Answer Technology By Ashish Gupta, Gary Wilkerson, Richard Ross Gruetzemacher, Kevin Schrumpf, Joshua Haynes, University of Tennessee Chattanooga


12.15 to 1 pm - Lunch Buffet

(Tables will have designated papers so authors/attendees can continue discussion of research based on interest)

Babita Gupta and Barbara Dinter to manage logistics.


1 to 5 pm - Parallel sessions - Manuscript Workshop/Teaching/Research papers/Protytypes etc


1 to 2.15 pm

Parallel Session 1: Prototypes Display Continue - Texas Ballroom E

Parallel Session 2: Research Track - DSJ workshop nominated papers - Texas Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Barbara Dinter, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • “Social Media for Nowcasting the Flu Activity: Spatial-Temporal and Text Analysis” by Amir Hassan Zadeh,  Wright State University, Hamed Majidi Zolbanin, Oklahoma State University, Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University and Dursun Delen, Oklahoma State University

  • “Utilization of Inertial Measurement Unit Data for Quantification of College Football Injury Risk” by Gary B. Wilkerson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Ashish Gupta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Jeff  R. Allen, University of Alabama, Clay M. Keith, University of Alabama and Marisa A. Colston, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • “Do Customer Reviews Matter in Product Innovation? An Empirical Study of the Google Play Store” by Zhilei Qiao, Virginia Tech University, G. Alan Wang, Virginia Tech University, Mi (Jamie) Zhou, Virginia Tech University and Weiguo (Patrick) Fan, Virginia Tech University

  • “Business Intelligence Capabilities and Organizational Performance” - Research in Progress - by Thiagarajan Ramakrishnan,  Prairie View A&M University, Jiban Khuntia, University of Colorado Denver, Terence Saldanha, Washington State University, Pullman, and Abhishek Kathuria, University of Hong Kong


2.15 to 2.30 pm Break


2.30 to 3.45 pm - Teaching and Research Parallel tracks


Parallel Session 1: Teaching Track - Texas Ballroom E

Session Chair: Nick Evangelopoulos, University of North Texas.

  • “Teaching Hadoop in a Big Data Analytics Course Using Cloudera QuickStart” (Tutorial).  Nick Evangelopoulos, University of North Texas.

  • “Neural Net Tutorial” (Tutorial).  Brian Huguenard & Deborah Ballou, Tennessee Technological University.

  • “Desirable ERP Learning Outcomes: A Text Mining Approach”. Mary M. Dunaway, Quinnipiac University.


Parallel Session 2: Research Track - Texas Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Anna Sidorova, University of North Texas

  • “The Competitive Landscape of Mobile Industry in Canada –Predictive Analytics Modeling with Google Trends and Twitter” by Michal Szczech, Ryerson University, and Ozgur Turetken , Ryerson University
  • “Does Social Media Reflect Metropolitan Attractiveness? Behavioral Information from Twitter Activity in Urban Areas” by Johannes Bendler, University of Freiburg in Freiburg, Tobias Brandt, University of Freiburg in Freiburg, and Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg in Freiburg
  • “Is IPO Quiet Period Quiet in This Information Rich World? ─Social Media Buzz and Stock Performance” by Juheng Zhang, University of Massachusetts, Lowell


3.45 pm to 4 pm Break


4 pm to 5.15 pm - Teaching and Research Parallel tracks


Parallel Session 1: Teaching Track- Texas Ballroom E

Session Chair: Nick Evangelopoulos, University of North Texas.

  • “Tools for academic Business Intelligence & Analytics teaching -- results of an evaluation”. Christoph Kollwitz, Barbara Dinter, & Robert Krawatzeck, Chemnitz University of Technology.

  • “Data Science for All: A University-Wide Course in Data Literacy”. David Schuff, Temple University.

  • “Teaching the Foundations of Data Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach” (Research in Progress).  Daniel Asamoah, Derek Doran, & Shu Schiller, Wright State University.


Parallel Session 2: Research Track - Texas Ballroom CD

Session Chair: Anna Sidorova, University of North Texas

  • “Critical Value Factors in Business Intelligence Systems Implementations” by Paul Dooley, Nova Southeastern University, Yair Levy, Nova Southeastern University, Raymond A Hackney, Brunel University, and James L. Parrish, Nova Southeastern University

  • “Making Sense of Organisations by Analytics’ Emerging Trends” by Morteza Namvar, Deakin University, Australia

  • “Online Information Processing of Scent-Related Words and Implications for Decision Making” by Jenny (Meng-Hsien) Lin, California State University Monterey Bay, Samantha N. N. Cross, Iowa State University, William J. Jones, University of South Dakota, Terry L. Childers, Iowa State University.


5.15 to 6 pm - Prototype Awards, SIGDSA Meeting and Closing session - Texas Ballroom E