University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Infonomics I: Business Information Economics and Data Monetization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Infonomics I: Business Information Economics and Data Monetization

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Douglas B. Laney

Instructor: Douglas B. Laney

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What you'll learn

  • Appreciate the unique economic, accounting, and legal characteristics of information.

  • Understand and apply methods for conceiving and generating broad-based and transformative business benefits from available information assets.

  • Identify and adapt traditional asset management principles and practices toward the improved management of information assets.

  • Measure information’s various value characteristics to help justify or prove information-related expenditures.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

What's included

3 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, we are focusing on the definition of Infonomics. You will learn about the difference among Information Technology, Information Economics, and Infonomics.

What's included

6 videos2 readings6 quizzes

In this module, you will learn why information should be considered an asset. You will also learn about unique properties of information that make it different from valuable physical assets, such as oil, to which it is very often compared in the modern world to indicate the value it possesses.

What's included

9 videos2 readings9 quizzes

In this module, you will read many real-life cases that deal with monetizing information, such as Walmart optimizing search results to increase customer acquisition and retention, Trulia training neural networks to create a supplemental revenue stream, and DBS Bank developing a data solution to improve business performance. Throughout all these examples and cases, you will have a clear look at how organizations benefit from monetizing information.

What's included

15 videos2 readings10 quizzes1 peer review

Through this module, you will learn about the three “Vs” of big data and how each of them affects the analytics that can be applied to your information assets and how they could be used to generate insights, recommendations, and prescriptions that can add direct economic value to the organization, i.e., how the information assets can be monetized.

What's included

5 videos4 readings6 quizzes

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4.8 (18 ratings)
Douglas B. Laney
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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