Management Science Frontier Forum (the 20th)

Date: 2016-06-16 9: 30-11: 30


Lecture Topic: From Information Systems to Business Analytics: A Big Data Driven Methodology


Speaker: Professor Xu Weifu (Renmin University of China)


Location: H3-400 MBA classrooms


Moderator: Professor Ma Lijun, deputy director of the Department of Management Science




Business Analytics refers to the development of technologies, systems, and applications to analyze critical business data so as to gain new insights about business and markets, and it has emerged as one of the most attractive areas in Information Systems Research for both practitioners and researchers. In this talk, a big data driven methodology is proposed to give a whole picture to identify the evolution process from information systems to business analytics, as massive amounts of data are generated in business applications through various information systems. The state-of-the-art big data analytics techniques and models are well reviewed and the implementation of big data analytics in typical business scenarios, such as e-finance and e-commerce, are also summarized. The expectations of big data can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of business analytics and big data analytics will propel the ability of mass entrepreneurship and innovation.


Speaker Profile


Wei Xu, male, Ph.D., deputy director of the Smart City Research Center of People's University of China, director of Information Systems and Information big data applications laboratory of Renmin University of China, Associate Professor, doctoral supervisor, "Systems Engineering" newspaper editor, the Secretary-General of China Systems Engineering Society of Information Systems Engineering Committee. The main research focus is on financial management, e-commerce, smart city and information systems. Hosted several projects, such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences planning fund, Beijing Natural Science Foundation of China, Beijing Social Science Foundation and a number of financial enterprises cooperation projects, Journal of Systems Science and Information, "Systems Engineering Theory and Practice," "Chairman of the international Conference on management Review "and other domestic and foreign journal guest editor, HICSS, ICEBE, PACIS, etc., and the Chairman of the Co-Chairs domain, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Electronic Commerce Research, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, IEEE Trans. published journals and international conferences abroad Systems, Man and Cybernetics, HICSS, ICIS and so on. Published more than 70 research papers, monographs 5, won the prizes of the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology nova, Beijing talents, Beijing Philosophy and Social Sciences outstanding achievement award and other awards.


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