The EUNIS Business Intelligence Task Force (BITF) aims to promote Business Intelligence (BI) among European universities and to increase awareness about BI in Higher Education (HE). This conference is in line with these objectives. The conference intends to be a high quality event where people can meet, learn from each other and exchange best practices about BI.

Thursday, 6th of March

09:30 – 10:00Registration
10:00 – 10:30Welcome speeches by the organizersEUNIS, AMUE, CINECA, SIGMA
10:30 – 11:30Keynote: Practical Approach to implementing Business Intelligence in Higher EducationOra Fish
11:30 – 12:00Coffee-break
12:00 – 13:00BI Maturity Level Survey results
Elsa Cardoso
13:00 – 14:00Lunch

Session 1: Starting a BI initiative

14:00 – 14:30Starting BI from Scratch (no presentation due to the fact that Mr Mueller was unable to attend)Markus Mueller
14:30 – 15:00BI Study Case: Giving answers to the right questions in the University of ZaragozaEnrique Teruel
15:00 – 15:30How to communicate the concept of BI within a university? An example form Umeå universityHenrik Stenwall
15:30 – 16:00Coffee-break

Session 2: Sharing good practices

16:00 – 16:30The Osnabrueck University BI-Case:Targets, Implementation, Experiences, RecommendationsBodo Rieger and Sonja Schulze
16:30 – 17:00The Italian Good Practice Project
Michela Arnaboldi and Deborah Agostino
17:00 – 17:30The BI experience at Turin UniversityMaurizio De Tullio, Paolo Tessitore, Enrico Pepino
15:30 – 16:0017:30 – 18:00Discussion timeQ&A with the presenters of Session 1 and 2

Friday, 7th of March

Session 3: BI as a powerful management instrument for Higher Education

09:30 – 10:00Educational Data Mining: preliminary results at University of PortoPedro Strecht, João Mendes Moreira, Carlos Soares
10:00 – 10:30Predictive Analytics in Higher Education
Hans Pongratz
10:30 – 11:00Coffee-break
11:00 – 12:00KeynoteData Warehouse and Beyond: Designing the BI Pyramid
Stefano Rizzi
12:00 – 13:00Panel discussion
Ora Fish, Stefano Rizzi, Bodo Rieger, Elsa Cardoso
13:00 – 14:00Lunch

Session 4: Working Groups Discussion

14:00 – 15:00
Working Groups
15:00 – 15:30Working groups conclusions
EUNIS BITF, Working Group Facilitators
15:30 – 16:00Conference closing