Focuses on acquiring accurate and timely knowledge to make effective operational, tactical and strategic decisions. This course focuses on how to create and use such knowledge. Topics include problem definition; critical factor isolation; data collection, storage, and querying; transformation of data into knowledge through appropriate analyses and aggregation; and the presentation of the knowledge to decision makers in meaningful ways. Restricted to Business (BUSN) majors with 52-180 units completed. Prereq., BCOR 2500. Formerly SYST 3100, OPIM 3100. Prerequisites: Restricted to Business (BUSN) majors with 52-180 units completed.