by ayanendu1

2nd International Conference on Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Knowledge Management (BIAKM-2013)
Date: 17th to 19th April, 2013

(Pre-Conference Workshop: 17th April, 2013)
Venue: IBS Hyderabad, IFHE University, Dontanapalli, Hyderabad, AP, India.

About IBS, Hyderabad

To maintain competitive advantage in the market, every business organization should have in-depth knowledge about the customers, their preferences, their behavior, market trends, market demand and its dynamics and in-depth knowledge about the organizational business processes, techniques and technologies, resources, constraints, etc. All these characteristics can be acquired through thorough analysis of all business-related data, generation of information, knowledge and intelligence from the analysis and management of such results for future usage. Business analytics uses the past and present business data and deliver uncommon insights to induce business strategy and performance required for competitive advantage. Because of its potential mining and prediction capabilities, Business analytics has become a hot topic currently and several tools are being developed and entering the market for usage of small to big business organizations.

The existing and upcoming new technologies use business information differently by discovering previously invisible connections and patterns, developing new metrics and improving process performance more effectively and contributing for making efficient informed decisions to compete successfully. Knowledge discovery through data mining from different sources like customers, employees, suppliers, etc. supports the organizations to streamline the business processes and improve their performance. Knowledge transfer and sharing among different organizational entities and its proper management lead to organizational learning and innovation. Business intelligence and knowledge management enable the organization to compete successfully with a strong foundation of database, data slicing and dicing tools and techniques, capture and sharing of vital information, and utilization of right information at right time and context for making right decisions.

Inspired with the successful organization of first International Conference on Business Intelligence, Analytics and Knowledge Management (BIAKM-2012), IBS Hyderabad is organizing the 2nd International Conference on Business Intelligence, Analytics and Knowledge Management (BIAKM-2013). BIAKM-2013 is being organized in collaboration with the Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The conference aims to create a platform to promote interdisciplinary research at a global level.

A pre-conference workshop on Business Analytics will be conducted on 17th April, 2013, followed by main conference during 18th and 19th April, 2013.

About IBS, Hyderabad

ICFAI Business School, IBS Hyderabad is a constituent of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), a Deemed to be University. IBS Hyderabad offers high quality programs in different areas of management to a wide cross-section of students, executives and professionals across India. IBS has a reputation for innovative program design and delivery, quality courseware, personalized instruction, strong industry interface, and research, consultancy and publications. Within the short span of time since its inception in 1995, IBS has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from industry, academic circles, and professional bodies. IBS has also been consistently ranked among the top B-Schools in India, in the annual B-School surveys conducted by independent research agencies. IBS Hyderabad has about 160-strong faculty of management with sub-faculties of Operations & Systems, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Strategy, and Economics. IBS Hyderabad has been organizing a series of International conferences in different areas over the years. For more information please visit

About Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Started as publicly funded and post-secondary technical institution in Hong Kong under the name, Government Trade School in 1937, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) became a full-fledged university in 1994. Apart from being a close partner of business and industry, PolyU has strong regional and global connections. It has been aggressively weaving a growing and increasingly effective global network to further facilitate the educational and research development, as well as enhancing the academic and cultural exchanges. PolyU has achieved significant progress in internationalization, and has strengthened establishments on the Chinese mainland. The Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was established in 1974 and it offers education in computing and information technology. It is about 150-strong department, divided among academic, research and supporting staff. For more information, please visit