Teradata University Network Presents Student Competition Winners

Teradata University Network has offered student competitions and scholarship programs to provide faculty and students an opportunity to attend the Teradata PARTNERS Conference and Expo. Teradata University Network is excited to announce the winners for both of our 2017 Competitions.


The goal of the Analytics Challenge is to provide students with an opportunity to present their business analytics research or application cases to professionals in the business analytics community.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 Analytics Challenge Winners and their teams!

Overall Winner: A2 - California State University Fullerton (Disaster Preparedness)

People's Choice: A3 - Loyola University Chicago (GE Locomotive)

Best Use of Data Visualization: A8 - University of North Carolina Charlotte (Charlotte Restaurants)


In our third annual Data Challenge competition, all student teams were provided with the same data set and questions from our non-profit partner Rise Against Hunger.

The teams analyzed the data and business question provided and presented their findings and results.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 Data Challenge Winners and their teams!

Overall Winner: D7 - University of North Carolina Charlotte

People's Choice: D7 - University of North Carolina Charlotte

Most Value to Rise Against Hunger:  D2 - Loyola University Chicago

Teradata Technology Award: A4 - NIDA Business School (Thailand) [Esso Smiles Reward]

Teradata PARTNERS is the premier, customer-led global data conference that brings advanced data and analytics experts,  and industry expertise together, leading the initiative for companies to drive more value from data. Ninety one percent of 2016 attendees said that PARTNERS is the most valuable data conference they attended in the last 12 months.

During the 2017 Teradata PARTNERS Conference in Anaheim, CA, we will be hosting Teradata University Network’s 4th annual Student Competitions. Students selected for the competition finals will have the opportunity to showcase their findings through both formal presentations and poster/demo sessions. We are proud to present this year's Data Challenge and Analytics Challenge.

PRESENTATIONS FROM 2017 TUN Challenge finalists are below:

Data Challenge 2017 finalist presentations

Analytics Challenge session 1 2017 finalist presentations

Analytics Challenge session 2 2017 finalist presentations