The BANDAS Center deals with data-based technologies that are used for very large, heterogeneous and volatile data volumes (Big Data). The focus of the center is divided into two main areas: (1) Business Analytics deals with the fields of application, potentials and challenges in the application of new data-based technologies in business and (2) Data Science deals with fundamental and methodological questions of data-driven technologies and also with their effects on economy and society (technology impact assessment).
The tasks of the BANDAS-Center are:
1. To bundle and promote research in the fields of Business Analytics and Data Science at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Graz.
2. To carry out externally funded projects in cooperation with other research institutions, businesses and business-related institutions in the field of Business Analytics and Data Science.
3. To introduce expertise in Business Analytics and Data Science into university teaching, but also into practice-relevant training within the framework of university education and further education.
4. The operation of the Max Jung Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research and related research activities.