BUSIT 105 Multi-Dimensional Analysis I • 5 Cr.
Class title change starting Summer 2014
Introduction to Business Intelligence • 5 Cr.
Provides an introduction to Business Intelligence solutions. Introduces the concepts and current methodologies for creating multi-dimensional databases. Students work with current server tools to create and browse multi-dimensional databases of various designs. Students learn to use reporting software and analytical software tools to analyze data and present findings. Prerequisite: DBA 130 with a C- or better or entry code.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Describe the role of Business Intelligence in organizations
- Describe the components of a Business Intelligence solution
- Describe the role of a data warehouse
- Create reports from data in a data warehouse using current reporting software tools
- Create a multi-dimensional database
- Create reports from data in a multi-dimensional database using current reporting software tools
- Describe the capabilities of Analytic Software tools
- Use analytic software to create interactive displays and analyze data from multi-dimensional databases
- Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for an organization
- Use advance analytic tools including decomposition charts, performance maps and perspective views