Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations

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    185 Stranmillis Road, Riddel Hall

    BT9 5EE Belfast

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Information Technology, Analytics, & Operations Group (ITAO) Group brings together expertise in data science, business analytics, digital innovations, and operations and supply chain management.

We conduct industry-relevant research and help organisations generate business value from digital technologies, make better data-informed decisions, create environmentally sustainable operations, and develop effective supply chain solutions.

Our group members contribute regularly to peer-reviewed international conferences and have published original research in competitive scholarly journals including Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Omega, European Journal of Operational Research and the British Journal of Management. 

We provide excellent research-led teaching to undergraduates, postgraduates and working professionals. Our teaching portfolio covers the application of analytics in core business functions such as marketing and human resources, as well as the development and application of technical skills such as advanced analytics and machine learning and data management.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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