Helen Moshkovich

University of Montevallo

Dr. Elena Moshkovich is a Michael J. and Donna H. Grainger Endowed Chair in Michael E. Stephens’ College of Business at The University of Montevallo, USA. She holds an M.S. degree from the Institute of Engineering and Economics (Moscow, Russia) and a Ph.D. from the Institute for Systems Analysis of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She came to the University of Montevallo in 2001. Moshkovich is active in research and was selected as the University Scholar in 2008. Her research interests focus on the support of decision-making in a complex business environment as well as in electronic commerce and business education. She is a co-founder of a new decision-making methodology called Verbal Decision Analysis (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997) and has published three books, nine book chapters and more than 40 papers in American and international journals including such leading outlets as Decision Sciences, Journal of Multi Criteria Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research and others. Moshkovich has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences and received several awards including the Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper Award from the Decision Sciences Institute. At the University of Montevallo, Moshkovich teaches in the undergraduate program (Quantitative Methods in Business, Operations Management, Computerized Data Analysis, Financial Information Systems, Electronic Commerce and others) and in the MBA program (Decision Sciences for Operations Management). Previously, Moshkovich was on the faculty at the University of West Alabama and Institute for Systems Analysis. Prior to her academic career she worked as systems’ analyst at the Institute for Systems Analysis (Russia).


The effect of Big Data growth is felt everywhere. It is especially affecting how organizations are conducting their business to stay competitive in the market place. The term “Big Data” is commonly used to data sets that... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Helen Moshkovich (University of Montevallo)
  2. Alexander Mechitov (University of Montevallo)

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