IBM sets up BI competency center at IIM-B

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BANGALORE: IBM India has set up its Business Intelligence Competency center

at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. The new center will be called

the IIM Bangalore Laboratory for IBM Business Intelligence Competency, and will

deliver advanced business intelligence solutions.


The center will provide the technology infrastructure to IIM-Bangalore to

create a national level competency lab for the effective usage of business

intelligence solutions in emerging industries such as telecommunications,

banking and finance.

Speaking at the launch, IIM-Bangalore director Dr. M Rammohan Rao said,

"This center will provide special focus in the area of relationship

marketing. It will create the courseware in business intelligence based

applications and incorporate the same as a part of the student curriculum for

the class of 2000-01. It will also function as a center for executive

development in business intelligence for executives and managers of the Indian


The IBM Business Intelligence Competency center will have separate work areas

for carrying our development work, training, workshop seminars and symposia. The

center will be equipped with IBM’s business intelligence tools such as the IBM

Intelligent Miner, Visual Warehouse and IBM DB2 OLAP Server.