Digital transformation is occurring throughout business and industries, nationally and internationally. Digital transformation is a journey that an organisation embarks upon to change its client engagement, creating new business models or enabling its employees to work in a different manner using technology. Digital transformation connects a range of existing and new technologies to create value including the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data Analytics (BDA) and Data Visualization, Cloud Computing, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) and Blockchain, Mobile Web, etc. As the ICT and business linkage is so strong in digital transformation, the hybrid mix of graduate skills most sought after by organisations all across the world is the combination of ICT skills, business acumen, communication skills, and soft skills, such as teamwork and problem-solving capabilities. Thus, the Business Information Systems (BIS) graduate is the perfect fit to drive digital transformation across all industries both nationally and internationally.
Strong growth markets for emerging technologies are driving fundamental change to businesses globally. The availability of hybrid skills for developing, implementing and using ICT for digital transformation is an important condition for the competitiveness and the innovation capabilities of the European, national and international economies. The Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business Information Systems aims to provide an environment and educational opportunities, which will develop confident, reflective, graduates who possess the required high-level technology skills and business acumen as Business Information Systems (BIS) professionals, to drive digital transformation across all industries, nationally and internationally.