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IMS3001 - Business intelligence systems

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: David Arnott


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The unit describes the evolution and current state of the art of the theory and practice of business intelligence systems. It describes the role of these systems in providing intelligence information to business decision makers, and explains the development process and some of the key techniques that support it. Topics covered include: An overview of the business
intelligence industry, the role of business intelligence systems, EIS and data warehouses, Decision Support Systems, Modelling and DSS, Knowledge Based DSS and Groupware and other business intelligence approaches.


Examination: 60%
Assignments: 40%

Contact hours

4 hours per week


CSE1205, IMS1002, SYS1002, SYS2168, IMS2805 or equivalent


CFR3052, CFR3305, CFR3062, CFR3306, SYS3050, SYS3054, SYS3060, SYS3064, SYS3001, IMS5005