Sign Up Now!

Student teams are given the same business problem, data sets, and access to software. A panel of industry and academic experts judge written submissions based on teams' use of the full analytics process, from framing the problem to methodology selection, data use, model building, and innovation. Teams selected as finalists present their solutions to a judging panel at the INFORMS Business Analytics Conference in April, with the winners announced at the conference.

Sign Up Now

Important Dates

  • Now! Sign up for updates and announcements.
  • September 18, 2018: Preliminary problem statement published, without data or software.
  • October 12, 2018: Registration opens. Final problem statement, data and software available. Teams must register to receive access to the final problem, data, and software.  Registered teams will also be invited to attend webinars and other opportunities to ask questions and interact with General Motors staff.
  • December 3, 2018: Deadline to register.
  • January 25, 2019: Entry deadline.