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Course Overview

  1. 1. Database Management for Electronic Commerce and EBusiness Walt Scacchi, Ph.D. GSM 274/FEMBA 274 Spring 2002
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Course audience and demographics </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative matters </li></ul><ul><li>Foundational concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Course topics </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Topic 1: Collecting and Managing Data </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introductions <ul><li>Instructor: Dr. Walt Scacchi </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching assistant(s): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>none </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Administrative support: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natasha Shuqum </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Course audience and demographics: what are your career interests ? <ul><ul><li>Executive (Corporate Officer, Vice President, Division Director, etc.)? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-Career Manager (not an IT department manager)? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Consultant ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Scholar? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Administrative matters <ul><li>Office, office hours and contact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICS2-242 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm, and by appointment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office: 949-824-4130 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: Wscacchi@uci.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~wscacchi </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Administrative matters <ul><li>Projects and Exams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team project, final presentation, deliverables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-term exam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assignments and Discussion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assigned articles and case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DB-Web site case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based business intelligence gathering </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Administrative matters <ul><li>Attendance and Participation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both count! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Administrative matters <ul><li>Grading policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Final project: 50% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-term exam: 20% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments and discussion: 20% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance: 10% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project team formation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team size: 3-5 people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start building your team today! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Administrative matters <ul><li>Communicating course material: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I explaining course materials so that you understand? If not, you must let me know. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course preparation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All course materials (e.g., lecture notes, readings, assignments) will be posted on the Web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments or team project work each week </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Administrative matters <ul><li>Access: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See my Office hours and TBD hours: contact me! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Progress (Grades): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduled assignments and team project work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emphasis of conceptual understanding : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50% lecture and course work on concepts for database management for EC/EB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% work on putting these concepts into practice, via the team project. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Administrative matters <ul><li>Rigor: iterative presentation and exploration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal vs. informal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three iteration cycles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overall value of course to you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will learn fundamental concepts of database management for EC/EB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You define your team project to best address your professional goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You should ask questions about topical issues </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Course matters -- Reading Materials <ul><li>Required: http://www. ics . uci . edu /~ wscacchi /DBM-EC/ </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended (or Required) textbooks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>David Kroenke, Database Processing , (Eighth Edition), Prentice-Hall, 2002. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jim Buyens, Web Database Development : Step by Step , Microsoft Press, 2000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R.J. Muller, Database Design for Smarties: Using UML for Data Modeling, MK, 2000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G. Treese and L. Stewart, Designing Systems for Internet Commerce , Addison-Wesley, 1998. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Foundational concepts <ul><ul><li>Understanding the Value and Consequences of Good/Bad Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database-Centric Business Models for EC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Management Systems Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Assets as a corporate resource requiring management (access control, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Modeling and Transaction Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Database Applications: Multi-media, knowledge management, workflow, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Course topics <ul><li>Collecting and Managing Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Database Management Based Business Models for Electronic Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Commerce Database Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Database Systems Architecture: Legacy IS to Web-based </li></ul>
  15. 15. Course topics <ul><li>Data Base Management for Data Base Administrators (DBAs) </li></ul><ul><li>Data and Enterprise Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Database Design via Data Models and Meta-Data Models </li></ul><ul><li>Query Processing and Transaction Design </li></ul>
  16. 16. Course topics <ul><li>Data Warehousing (and Spatial Data Warehousing) </li></ul><ul><li>Data or Information Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Management </li></ul><ul><li>Automated Database Content Acquisition or Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow, Stored Procedures, Triggers </li></ul><ul><li>Information Logistics and Data Syndication </li></ul>
  17. 17. Questions? <ul><li>What do you want to learn or take away from this course? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your criteria of success? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want me to do to help you achieve your success? </li></ul><ul><li>What about the team project? </li></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul>

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