The Olin Business School leveraged the talents of a graduate student to help sift through thousands of documents using a Python script. This work helped researchers analyze a vast amount of data to identify trends in pay versus performance for publicly traded companies.
The medical school has benefited from several iPhone applications. These apps are used to replace the burdensome textbooks that doctors were previously forced to carry with them at all times. Now the physician can access a wealth of medical knowledge instantly from their phone.
A former undergrad student created an iPhone application called Course Monkey to assist in the course registration process. This is the first official Washington University iPhone app to appear on the App Store.