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Center for Enterprise Systems and Informatics Research



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The future of business will be driven by data and analysis, and global competitive pressures driving effective and efficient business processes and systems.

The faculty, students, and partners engaged with the Center for Enterprise Systems and Informatics Research (CESIR) focus on researching, explaining, and predicting business performance by applying insightful analysis, analytical models, and powerful software. CESIR helps equip tomorrow's IT professionals with the unique blend of resources, skills, and abilities needed to confidently and competently tackle important business challenges. CESIR develops faculty and students to apply emerging and proven technologies to solve difficult and costly business problems.

Using best practices, state of the art software, and leading-edge methods and technologies, CESIR supports research designed to develop new ways to drive cost, time, and risk out of global business processes. CESIR and its partners teach and apply advanced technologies. These include cloud computing, big data, business analytics, and enterprise resource planning software supported by our partnership with SAP, the world leading enterprise systems provider. Our students will shape the business of tomorrow. 


CESIR Facilitates & Supports:

  • Industry networking often enabled by SAP and our other industry partners
  • Real-life problem solving and support
  • Cross-discipline collaborations for curriculum research and development
  • Development of strategic partnerships
  • Student participation in local, regional, and national competitions