Center for Analytics and Business Insights

Utilizing AI and advanced analytics to fuel business innovation

The Center for Analytics and Business Insights (CABI) at WashU Olin is a hub for research, innovation and applied knowledge in AI and advanced analytics.

CABI’s purpose is to make a positive and principled impact on organizations, communities and society by advancing data insights and transforming decision-making. Through cutting-edge strategy, technology training and research, the center creates a collaborative environment that bridges gaps in analytics talent, skills, knowledge and resources for business leaders, researchers, students and the broader community. 

  • For Industry—Organizations gain access to other industry leaders, cutting-edge strategies and technologies, implementable solutions and future talent, driving competitive advantage and sustainable growth to enable them today and empower for tomorrow. 
  • For Researchers—CABI’s co-directors along with Olin’s diverse faculty lead groundbreaking research that harnesses the power of AI and advanced analytics, paving the way for transformative discoveries and advancements. 
  • For Students—CABI is dedicated to shaping the next generation of business leaders with accredited courses and hands-on experiential learning opportunities that provide exceptional learning experiences that produce exceptional results.
  • For Society—Beyond the bottom line, CABI is committed to addressing complex social and civic issues through the innovative application of AI and advanced analytics, continuously seeking new ways to create positive societal impact.


CABI by the numbers



analytics roundtables and workshops

per year



students participate in semester-long

experiential learning projects each year



students completed “data for good” projects

since 2018



participants at Data for Good

annual conference

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Katie Cannady, MBA

Program Manager

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