Lecture | Information Systems

Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence


Students are taught to understand basic concepts of decision-making process and decision support systems (DSS), basic decision support models and software of main types of DSS. They get fundamentals of data warehousing, data marts, online analytical processing (OLAP), data mining, data visualization, multidimensionality, and real-time analytics. Also in this course are explained main themes of DSS modeling and data analysis with spreadsheets: what-if analysis, goal seeking, scenarios, pivot tables, decision optimization analysis. The students get practice by creating project of optional part of the real business enterprise DSS using one of suitable application software.