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The BISS Institute

The Business Intelligence & Smart Services (BISS) institute is a collaboration between Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Open University. BISS carries out excellent, fundamental and applied research in the field of Business Intelligence and Smart Services. BISS further facilitates co-creation between professionals, researchers and students. Finally, BISS helps with the talent development of both students and professionals. BISS is active in three areas of expertise: data ecosystems, data analytics and decisions & impact. By using (digital) data, data analytics and data visualization BISS aims to develop innovative services that have a social-economic impact. The core values of all BISS activities are talent development, multidisciplinary collaboration and experimentation.

Brightlands Smart Services Campus

The BISS institute is situated on the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. This ecosystem provides a community for open innovation in the field of Data-driven Smart Services. Companies, start-ups, researchers and students in this community develop new methods, services and products which organizations can utilize to use data in a smart(er) ways to create added value for their users and providers.


Artificial Intelligence Lecuture - Combining fuzzy set theory and probability theory for risk estimation: from financial markets to health applications

06 April 2017

During this lecture Dr. Rui Jorge de Almeida will elaborate on scientific theories that can be used for risk estimation using examples in the areas of finance and health 

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Artificial Intelligence Lecture - Process Optimisation in digital Start Ups: a case study of Volunteer World

13 April 2017

 Former Head of Marketing, Steffi Kohl, provides insides into the award winning social start-up Volunteer World

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Save the date! An overview of upcoming lectures, seminars and workshops

15 March 2016 - 29 June 2017

Want to join one of our lectures, seminars or workshops?
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