Bus Intelligence & Analytics
College of Business + IT
Business intelligence and Analytics (BI&A) are applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing, and accessing information for better business decision making. The demand for building and managing BI&A systems in today's very competitive and challenging economy is high. This course guides students through the complete life cycle of building and managing BI&A systems. Students are introduced step by step to the various phases and complexities in building and supporting successful BI&A systems. Specific topics covered will include the best practices in BI requirement gathering; BI project management; data warehousing; ETL (extract, transform, and load); data mining, predictive analytics, on line analytical processing, BI application development, BI implementation, and production support.