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The  Infomotion GmbH for business intelligence provides workshops about data warehousing and business intelligence for interested students of computer science or business information systems on the basis of SAP BO tools, namely:

  • “Web Intelligence” on May 31, 2016 in Cologne
  • “Data Delivery” on June 1, 2016 in Cologne

For detailed information see here.

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The first part of Guided Projects’ presentations of 3rd semester (winter semester 2015/16) of the master program ” Informatik / Computer Science” has been scheduled. All presentations except team reflections are public and everyone with interest is welcomed. Default Room: 2223

Fr 5. February 2016 Read more »

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In the first week of 2016 an ERP Crash Course is held. Although designed for students of the master programme Automation&IT with an engineering background, students of the Master program “Computer Science / Information Systems” may join who have little experience with ERP systems.

Classes begin: 4th January 2015, 11 a.m. (room 2108);
– Business Process Modeling
– IT Capabilities for Business Functions
– Foundations of ERP systems
– ERP applications and Business Process Support
– ERP Customization and Application Development
– Integration Concepts

MS Dynamics NAV 2016 will be used for practical exercises
– Demonstration of the Order to Cash Cycle

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IT and Commodity?

Innovation of information technology in companies frequently occurs in waves in which former technology is not substituted but additional business capabilities are enabled. This means that  the IT-lifecycle cannot be mapped simply on the classical and standard S-curve concept of technology lifecycles. Nevertheless, services of various IT domains are obviously on the way to a “commodity”. Issues such as outsourcing, virtualization, cloud computing with XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service) and best practice frameworks like ITIL flank the road to industrialization. The intended higher efficiency requires the transition from a mainly hand-made development and deployment of IT functionalities to a continious progress of standardization, modularization, automation and optimization of corresponding processes.


Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence as Commodity?

The research project “DWH / BI-Industrialization” Read more »

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Guest Lecture

Title: An Introduction to Enterprise-Level Business Intelligence Projects Leveraging Agile Approaches for Rapid User-Driven Development
Lecturer: Philipp Güth (Accenture Technology Solutions GmbH)
Date: Freitag, 4. Dezember 2015, 10:00
Place: Technische Hochschule Köln, Campus Gummersbach, Room: H32-LC (Halle 32)
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Business intelligence consulting firm Infomotion GmbH provides a one-day free-of-cost workshop “Web Intelligence” on 15.Dec 2015. The workshop is based on SAP BO tools and held in German. Interested students of computer science or business information systems may apply until 09.12.2015.

See the flyer with more details provided at my office room  2231. As far as I know the course is held in German.


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9:30 – 11:00: Announcements & Schedule of Classes

11:00 – 16:00: Introduction “Scientific Work”
Overview about the role of scientific work in the ICS-Master’s program

The semester orientation is held on 6th Oct 2015, room 1.122