Big data educational portal for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Tan, Chekfoung and Haji, Mohammed (2017) Big data educational portal for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). In: International Conference on Big Data and Internet of Things (BDIOT2017), 20-22 Dec 2017, London, UK.

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Abstract

Big Data refers to the massive amount of data generated from IT systems, sensors, and mobile devices. The values of big data are achieved by descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics. Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) play a significant role in contributing to economic development. Big data is seen as a strategic and innovative tool for SMEs to stay competitive in the marketplace. However, there is lack of research in studying the value of big data to SMEs. Moreover, due to the shortage of quality learning platforms, SMEs have limited understanding of the potential benefits big data offers their businesses. This research aims to propose an educational portal of big data for SMEs by incorporating the pedagogy aspects. The research is underpinned by design science research. The portal contributes theoretically and methodologically by deriving the design knowledge of such portal and practically by increasing big data knowledge among SMEs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBN: 9781450354301
Identifier: 10.1145/3175684.3175688
Uncontrolled Keywords: Big Data; Small and Medium Sized Enterprises; Educational Portal; Design Science Research; Pedagogy
Subjects: Computing > Information management
Computing > Software engineering
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Depositing User: Chekfoung Tan
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2018 12:26
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2018 14:29
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4300

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