Research & Projects

The B.I.G. has been carrying out its research activity since 1997 on several relevant topics in Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and OLAP:

  • Data Warehousing
    • Design Methodologies
    • Requirement Analysis
    • Conceptual Design
    • Logical Design
    • Physical Design
    • Testing
    • Temporal Data Warehouses
  • Simulation and What-If Analysis
  • Pervasive BI
  • Collaborative BI
  • Social BI



A list of the B.I.G. currently active projects:



Some previous projects:

  • 2011-2012: "Advanced data mining techniques for fashion", funded by Novaratio s.r.l., Verona
  • 2011-2012: "Methods for data warehouse design", funded by University of Bozen, Italy
  • 2009-2010: "Design and development of a multiplatform BI system", funded by MetaInformatica, Fano
  • 2007-2011: "Scientific and methodological support to the design of an information system for the Law Court", funded by the Italian Ministry of Justice, Rome
  • 2007-2008: "Advanced metamodeling for data warehouse design", funded by AlmavivA SpA, Rome
  • 2005-2006: "Methods and techniques for measuring the enterprise performance", funded by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Cesena
  • 2004: "Designing an open platform for BI", funded by Inspiring Software, Milan
  • 2001: "Methodological approaches to BI", funded by Ascential Software, Rome
  • 2000-2002: "D2I, Data to Information: Integration, warehousing, and mining of heterogeneous data sources", funded by MIUR, Rome