Applying Business Intelligence Initiatives in Healthcare and Organizational Settings

Applying Business Intelligence Initiatives in Healthcare and Organizational Settings

Shah J. Miah (Victoria University, Australia) and William Yeoh (Deakin University, Australia)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 384
ISBN13: 9781522557180|ISBN10: 1522557180|EISBN13: 9781522557197|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5718-0


Data analysis is an important part of modern business administration, as efficient compilation of information allows managers and business leaders to make the best decisions for the financial solvency of their organizations. Understanding the use of analytics, reporting, and data mining in everyday business environments is imperative to the success of modern businesses.

Applying Business Intelligence Initiatives in Healthcare and Organizational Settings incorporates emerging concepts, methods, models, and relevant applications of business intelligence systems within problem contexts of healthcare and other organizational boundaries. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as rise of embedded analytics, competitive advantage, and strategic capability, this book is ideally designed for business analysts, investors, corporate managers, and entrepreneurs seeking to advance their understanding and practice of business intelligence.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Big Data
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Embedded Analytics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Performance Management
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Strategic Capability

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shah J. Miah is an Associate Professor of Information Systems (IS) and Coordinator of the Master of Business Analytics and Bachelor of Business Information Systems Management. Prior to this position, he had academic positions at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Griffith University and James Cook University, Australia. Dr. Miah is the author/editor of over 100 publications including research books, conference proceedings, book chapters, journal articles, and refereed conference articles. Dr. Miah's publication appeared in the premier, and top-tier IS journals, including Information and Management, Information Technology & People, Information Systems, Telematics and Informatics, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems. Dr Miah has become one of the influential academics in the IS discipline, having coordinated and contributed to many international, national and local conferences, including Americas Conference on Information Systems, Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, International Conference on Semantic, Knowledge, and Grid.
Dr. William Yeoh is the Director for IBM Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics at Deakin University, Australia. He received his PhD from the University of South Australia. His main research interests include Business Intelligence and Analytics, Information Quality, Enterprise Systems, Cloud Computing & Crowdsourcing. His research are supported by various funding bodies and have appeared in high-tier journals (A* & A journals) and top five IS conferences (eg. ICIS). His analytics expertise is well-recognised by industry - he has been a frequent invited speaker at industry forums. Dr. Yeoh has won numerous awards including the 2017 ICT Educator of the Year Gold Award (awarded by the Australian Computer Society ACS - the Australia’s premier ICT professional association), internationally-competitive IBM Faculty Award that rarely bestowed on Australian-based academics (2016 & 2017), Deakin’s Vice-Chancellor Award for Value Innovation (2016), and Faculty Excellence in Research Award (2017). Moreover, his mentored team was crowned the World Champion at the 2016 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition held in Las Vegas.