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INFO5060: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

The frontier for using data to make decisions has shifted dramatically. High performing enterprises are now building their competitive strategies around data-driven insights that in turn generate impressive business results. This course provides an overview of Business Intelligence (BI) concepts, technologies and practices, and then focuses on the application of BI through a team based project simulation that will allow students to have practical experience in building a BI solution based on a real world case study.

Code INFO5060
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
Basic knowledge of information systems as covered in COMP5206 or ISYS2160 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Design and implement a business intelligence dashboard solution
  • LO2. Demonstrate thorough understanding of the conceptual foundations and technological underpinnings of data analytics and components of business intelligence architecture
  • LO3. Use library databases and search online material
  • LO4. Provide professional decision-making in developing a business intelligence solution. Exercise sound critical judgement in undertaking a real world Business Intelligence development case study.
  • LO5. Contribute to team work through the team assignments and presentations.
  • LO6. Present in-depth on a `customer` on a Business Intelligence Solution. Extensive consideration of theoretical and methodological issues regarding the solution proposed. Interpret and discuss issues and situations around the solution with due consideration of broad theoretical/practical context.

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