First, I want to acknowledge the authors who have contributed to this volume of research on business data analytics in the decision sciences. Their research efforts are at the core of the Decision Science Institute’s purpose and mission, and their hard work on preparing these manuscripts for this publication was essential and exemplary.
I also wish to thank Jeanne Glasser Levine, the Executive Editor at Pearson/FT Press, who collaborated with me to conceive of this book and worked with me to bring it to life.
I also wish to thank former DSI President Marc Schniederjans and current DSI President Morgan Swink, who have supported this volume of research articles.
I wish to thank Mississippi State University and the leadership of ...