Louisiana Tech University http://redriverradio.org en Louisiana Tech to discuss 'big data' with Ark-La-Tex firms http://redriverradio.org/post/louisiana-tech-discuss-big-data-ark-la-tex-firms <p>Louisiana Tech University is set to host its first conference on <a href="http://www.cab.latech.edu/bag/bad.html">business analytics</a> next month at its Shreveport Center. The discussion will focus on how to harness "big data" – all that valuable information people generate day after day.&nbsp;</p><p>The ability to take big data and turn it into useful information for businesses cuts across all sectors, according to Jim Cochran, a professor of quantitative methods. Cochran has assembled a variety of speakers on big data.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:03:33 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 37607 at http://redriverradio.org Louisiana Tech to discuss 'big data' with Ark-La-Tex firms Architect speaks in Ruston on spreading good design http://redriverradio.org/post/architect-speaks-ruston-spreading-good-design <p>Architect and national advocate for sustainable design, John Cary, takes his&nbsp;good-design-is-within-reach message to Louisiana Tech University for a lecture Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m in Wyly Auditorium. Cary is the founding editor of <a href="http://publicinterestdesign.org">publicinterestdesign.org</a>. He said so often good design is inaccessible to underprivileged communities because there’s a misperception that it's expensive. He feels that service learning should be a key part of all architecture programs nationwide.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:34:47 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 20941 at http://redriverradio.org Architect speaks in Ruston on spreading good design