Module title: Business Intelligence and Reporting

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: INF10406
Module leader: Debbie Meharg
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics

To study this module you will need the learning equivalent to the module listed or have passed this module

Description of module content:

The module aims to present a balanced approach to the subject area by addressing both the theory and practice of Business Intelligence. The module will cover a number of functional areas examining the sourcing and extraction of data, the analysis and development of intelligence, the presentation of the final product, and the evaluation and review of the process. The module will use a range of data mining tools such as OLAP and XMLA and will include the business intelligence products from SAP.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Understand fundamentals in business intelligence and reporting.
LO2: Construct business intelligence products from a given large data set using industry standard tools and techniques.
LO3: Present a business intelligence product using a range of contexts and media.
LO4: Critically compare, analyse and evaluate different technologies in business intelligence.

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