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Stevens Institute of Technology financial services analytics alliance

Delivering innovation and cultivating skills in advanced analytics.

Overview

The Accenture and Stevens Financial Services Analytics Innovation Program is a source of analytics innovation for clients and students. The alliance combines Accenture’s global network of analytics specialists who bring financial services industry knowledge and process experience with Stevens’ deep roots in innovation, engineering and a legacy of high-caliber education.

Clients that participate in workshops or research projects sponsored by the Alliance get access to the industry’s premier research talent seasoned in solving financial services analytics and big data challenges.

Background

Accenture launched an analytics research and education alliance with the Stevens Institute of Technology to provide financial services clients a unique opportunity to shape the cutting-edge analytics research and financial algorithms of tomorrow, while drawing from recent technological advances to help solve pressing business problems.

Accenture brings a deep bench of advanced analytics talent, and the Stevens Institute of Technology boasts some of the leading minds in financial services academia, with deep industry experience in the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors.

Beginning in January 2015, Accenture and Stevens will offer a Graduate Certificate in Financial Services Analytics to prepare students with an array of analytic methods and hands-on technical and financial services systems design skills to help create enterprise analytics solutions to solve financial services business problems. This program is offered by the Financial Engineering Division in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens. For more information, www.stevens.edu/fsa.

"The partnership with Accenture enables Stevens faculty and students to push the envelope in research in financial services analytics, while remaining grounded in real world data. Stevens brings a legacy in engineering and innovation to deliver advanced courses for professionals in analytics, data science, decision making and systems.” – Dinesh Verma, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, School of Systems and Enterprises, and Executive Director, Systems Engineering Research Center.

“The education and research at Stevens in complex systems and data analytics ties into an entire class of problems that we are addressing with clients at Accenture. Stevens graduates are well prepared to work on some of the most important business challenges of our times in financial services, health care, technology and government” Brian McCarthy, Managing Director, Accenture Analytics – Information and Analytics Strategy.

Analysis

The Accenture and Stevens Financial Services Analytics Innovation Program helps clients advance their analytics maturity and develops leading-edge skills for financial services professionals and students through:

Innovation workshops

  • Interactive and customized workshops delivered in a stimulating and immersive environment.

  • Access to analytics subject matter experts to collaborate and explore innovative concepts.

  • Demonstration of advanced analytics capabilities from research and early stage technologies.

Please click here to view a video describing the Innovation Workshop experience at Stevens.

 

Analytics applied research

  • A research and knowledge hub where analytics experts initiate, execute, coordinate and publish industry-relevant research, develop advanced analytics tools, assets and points of view.

 

Analytics education

  • A unique analytics-focused education program that combines leading academic thinking with industry-proven experiences for financial services clients.

  • A platform to develop market-ready analytics specialists.