Data Analytics for the Equipment Rental Industry - ON-175

Preferred Disciplines: Computer Science, Data Science (Masters or PhD)
Company: Texada Software
Project Length: 8 months (2 units)
Desired start date: As soon as possible
Location: Guelph, ON
No. of Positions: 1
Preferences: None

About the Company: 

Texada Software has been In the B2B software space for over 30 years. We build software solutions that service the equipment rental, and field service industries.

Project Description:

Our core software product manages $10,000,000 in equipment assets on any given day. We have thousands of data points on our customers from their inventory, to financials, to customers and equipment servicing.  We are now looking to mine that data for valuable insights both within a company and across the many companies that we service to spot trends.

Research Objectives:

  • Develop data models and recommendations that will enable our customers to better act on the information stored in our system.
  • Develop insights into market trends on both a market, regional and national level.
  • Predict the optimal time to buy, sell, or service an asset to maximize the return on the investment. 

Methodology:

  • To be determined

Expertise and Skills Needed:

    • Data modeling
    • Predictive analytics
    • Algorithm development

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    2. Interested students need to get the approval from their supervisor and send their CV along with a link to their supervisor’s university webpage by applying through the webform.
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