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The Centre for Business Analytics and Performance (CBAP) is located at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa. The Centre’s mandate is to work with organizations, particularly those in the government and not-for-profit sectors, to optimize the use of data and analytics.

Our mandate is to explore the use of analytics as a means to improve organizational performance. Researchers, including professors and students at the university, focus on applied research that can deliver insights to the partner organization. Through the Government Analytics Network, the Centre provides partner organizations the opportunity to take part in workshops and presentations and to share and learn from each other.

CBAP is a proud member of, which supports the creation and open sharing of business analytic case studies designed to supplement the existing curriculum. The case studies consist of data (in the form of a Cognos cube) and a description of the company. Teaching notes are available at request. These are available to all registered users.

The Government Analytics Network

The Government Analytics Network

The Government Analytics Network (GAN) brings together government departments to learn and share best practices for implementing and improving the use of data and analytics.

Public and Not-for-Profit Research

Public and Not-for-Profit Research

CBAP connects organizations with professors and students to better understand and improve analytic applications.


Analytic Software

Access to Analytic Software

CBAP provides professors and students access to leading analytic software.

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