Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business


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Past Events

Enterprise Risk Management in the Big Data Era

October 3, 2014: In the era of big data, enterprise risk management became a more challenging endeavor as recent events proved that resiliency is as important, if not more so, as prevention. In this seminar, you will get insight into how big data can enhance enterprise risk management practices. Presenters: Serhat Cicekoglu, Fady Harfoush Learn more

Predictive Analytics World: “Using Social Media Analytics in Trading Strategies,”

June 16-19, 2014: Social Media is already a large, but still rapidly growing, means of communication and efficient global interaction. Many of the conversations on Twitter discuss companies, stocks and market activity. In 2013, the SEC embraced social media and approved the use of Facebook and Twitter for company financial disclosures. Numerous attempts are made to mine social data for actionable trading insights. While social media and sentiment evaluation holds countless opportunities for investors, there are also risks. This session examines the lessons learned, risks, rewards, and latest trends. We describe a framework adopted by the NYSE and provide descriptive examples. Presented by: Dr. Fady Harfoush. Learn more

"Translating Big Data into Business Decisions"

May 6, 2014: A Public Symposium as part of Chicago's Big Data Week 2014. To watch the complete video and slides of the event (~ 2:30hrs). Learn more