In the 21st century, it is essential for strategic planning as it forms the basis for data‐driven decision making. Analytics are useful in finding relationships in data/processes that have previously not been understood, determining the extent of their significance, and describing how changes to current conditions might impact future performance.
Students who pursue this concentration will be equipped with a number of intermediate and advanced quantitative techniques that will allow them to transform messy data into useful information from which smart decisions can be made.
Siena's business major provides both a strong overview of business subjects and an opportunity to dive deeper into two areas of interest through its concentrations.
Business Intelligence Analysts produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.
Job titles include: Business Intelligence Analyst; Business Intelligence Manager; Commercial Intelligence Manager; Competitive Intelligence Analyst; Consultant, Strategic Business and Technology Intelligence; Director of Enterprise Strategy; Director of Market Intelligence; Director, Global Intelligence; Intelligence Analyst; Manager, Market Intelligence
The median annual wage was $67,650 in 2012.
Employment is projected to experience 3-7% growth from 2012 to 2022.