This unit will provide students with a framework for analysing and interpreting the efficacy of business intelligence systems, from the provision of high quality, integrated data for decision support through to data warehousing. The unit focuses on the lifecycle of developing a business intelligence system and data warehousing, and on multi-dimensional modelling for structuring business intelligence data contextualised within organisational issues and governance considerations. Students will engage with this material to develop a critical interpretation and justification of theoretical propositions and professional decisions using relevant contemporary research, case studies and practical exercises The latest industry standard data warehouse will serve as a point of reference.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.