University of Dortmund

In the Championship of actinium consulting with the support of the University of Dortmund is looking for BI-elite Lindau/Dortmund, April 26, 2010 launches the first German business intelligence Championship in four weeks and determined the best of the BI experts in five rounds. Already over 150 participants for this competence contest have registered, who are versed in topics such as business analytics, metrics, budgeting, reports, or data warehouse and want to fight for the title of the BI-champion 2010. The competition is carried out by Actinium consulting with scientific support from the University of Dortmund. It starts on May 15, 2010 and promises attractive trips as prizes to the winners in the final. In addition an iPad will be drawn among all participants regardless of placement.

Also, the best 25 participants will receive a certificate with their placement, which can be useful for the future career as proof of the professional qualification in this topic. It will be fun with professional Ernst combined”, describes Actinium Managing Director Klaus Huttl the charm of the Championships. For the first time practitioners have the opportunity to compare also with each other in their BI skills beyond the borders of the company.” Hall promises from the competition but also that impulses are creating for the professional development in terms of business intelligence. BI has a quite tremendous and even more significantly growing importance for the company, therefore it is important that a pronounced understanding for this theme is developed in wide,”the consultant says. Responsible for the German BI Championship is in the hands of Prof. Dr. Uwe Schmitz of the University of Dortmund in the field of economy as a neutral and scientific partners.

Coming originally from the industry and specializes in the areas of business intelligence, controlling and project management, is dedicated to Prof. Schmitz especially value-oriented corporate governance. He recalled, however, that in the Skills competition is not primarily will deal with technical topics. The crucial dimension of business intelligence is the level where the decision-makers and employees are confronted with specific analyses and reviews business questions”, emphasises Prof.