Business Analytics - Analysis of an Emerging Concept

Marcos Paulo Valadares de Oliveira, Claudia Xavier Cavalcanti, Marcelo Bronzo Ladeira

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a scientometric research on Business Analytics concept aiming to analyze the literature in a quantitative and descriptive way. In order to develop this research, it was conducted a literature review considering all papers that had the term “Business Analytics” in the title and which were published from 2002 to 2012. The findings presented in this paper are based on 155 papers found, being 137 identified as publications in IT and business magazines and just a few number of articles a total of 23 articles were published in academic journals. The findings corroborate that BA is becoming very well known among a large number of companies worldwide, being applied in order to improve business process performance. Since BA concept is in an embryonic state, more researches should be conducted in order to build a more robust literature under the realm of business administration considering the scarcity of empirical articles in reputable academic journals.

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Valadares de Oliveira M., Xavier Cavalcanti C. and Bronzo Ladeira M. (2013). Business Analytics - Analysis of an Emerging Concept . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: RDBPM, (IC3K 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-75-4, pages 547-551. DOI: 10.5220/0004650905470551


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@conference{rdbpm13,
author={Marcos Paulo Valadares de Oliveira and Claudia Xavier Cavalcanti and Marcelo Bronzo Ladeira},
title={Business Analytics - Analysis of an Emerging Concept},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: RDBPM, (IC3K 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={547-551},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004650905470551},
isbn={978-989-8565-75-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: RDBPM, (IC3K 2013)
TI - Business Analytics - Analysis of an Emerging Concept
SN - 978-989-8565-75-4
AU - Valadares de Oliveira M.
AU - Xavier Cavalcanti C.
AU - Bronzo Ladeira M.
PY - 2013
SP - 547
EP - 551
DO - 10.5220/0004650905470551