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MSBA - Master of Science in Business Analytics | Industry Involvement

Case Competition Team Schedule and Agenda

Time Description Speaker/Advisors Location

Friday, February 28, 2014
Business Casual Attire

   
3:00 - 3:30 pm Sign in  All  GSB 3.104
3:30 - 3:45 pm Welcome and Competition Introduction Welcome from UT representative  
3:45 - 4:15pm Rise of Cognitive Computing and Watson at Work   Rob High, CTO, The Watson Group  
4:15 - 5:00 pm Introduction to Watson Engagement Advisor Salil Ahuja, Senior Product Manager, The Watson Group  
5:00 - 5:15 pm Logistics Sponsor  

Saturday, February 29,  2014 (Optional)    
10:00 - 10:15 am Arrival and Breakfast GSB 5.142A
10:15 - 11:30 am How Watson Works &  Watson Design and Implementation Considerations Rob High, CTO, The Watson Group
2:30 PM Deadline for question submissions 
(Email to sponsor)
 
12:00 - 3:00 pm Open office hours Faculty Advisors/Mentors, IBM
3:00 - 4:00 pm Q&A Session IBM (Rob High and Salil Ahua)

Sunday, March 1,  2014
Business Professional Attire

   
11:00 AM Deadline for presentation submissions.
Team submits: 5 minute pitch and 10 minute presentation.
 
11:30 AM Team Check-in  All teams GSB 3.104
12:00 - 2:30 pm Teams’ 5 minute pitches to judges Panel of judges, all teams GSB 3.104, GSB 3.106
3:00 - 3:15 pm Top 5 finalist teams announced Judges spokesperson, all teams GSB 3.104
3:30 - 6:30 pm Final presentations to judges Panel of judges, top 5 teams GSB 3.104
7:00 -  8:30 pm Awards Ceremony / Reception All welcome GSB 3.104