DCADS exists to advance the research, teaching, and practice of management through the application of data science to the most significant opportunities and challenges in business, in Virginia and globally. DCADS will do this through a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach; an unshakable grounding in business ethics; and a differentiating emphasis on analytical leadership.


DCADS will be the most prominent vehicle within Darden and the School of Data Science, and the preeminent voice in Virginia and the nation, on topics related to the application of data science in management, recognized as a global leader in interdisciplinary approaches to data science in management, ethical applications of data science, the contribution of open and collaborative work to the community, and the development of analytical leaders.