Business Intelligence (BI) is the set of methods, processes, architectures, applications and technologies designed in order to collect, elaborate and transform row data in useful information and knowledge able to support operational, tactic and strategic decisions. The course aims at developing the awareness and the competences needed to design and implement data-driven decision-making processes.
In doing so we will analyse the most popular technologies and applications such as Data warehouses and dashboard. During the course we will discuss the development and evolution of the technological landscape from the new architecture of columnar Databases (such as SAP HANA), to the internet of things (IoT), Big Data (BD) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
In doing so we will discuss and analyse the impact of these technologies on the organizational practices and strategies.
The course is organized as follow: Lectures, Tutorials (on DW and R) and case analysis with the help of managers and practitioners working in the BI environment.