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GeneralADVICOM organises workshops / courses and delivers services such as advice, guidance, analysis, design, implementation and functional management.
ADVICOM focusses on information management, using ICT for innovation, information analysis, ICT architecture / information architectur from a business view, databases, data warehouses and business intelligence.
Our most visited workshop / course pages are:
English courses / workshops
SQL (in English!)
Thé course / workshop in which you learn how to make SQL queries.
The workshop / course SQL teaches you to make SQL queries. SQL is a very powerful language with which you can obtain information contained in a relational database. SQL is not only very suitable for making reports. It is also extremely suited for business intelligence.
This course / workshop is also available in Dutch. Go to the Dutch page: SQL (in Dutch)
Data Modeling / Information Analysis using the ER modeling technique (in English!)
Thé course / workshop to learn how you make a data model or information model according to the ER-model.
Making a data model / information model is necessary for making a database design, composing functional specifications and for determining the functional requirements for standard software.
This course / workshop is also available in Dutch. Go to the Dutch page: Datamodeling / Information Analysis using the ER modeling technique (in Dutch).
Dutch courses / workshops (when you use a link here you are redirected to the Dutch version of the website)
Requirements Specification (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn how to specify requirements for an information system.
Before you can build an information system or when you select standard software you must specify functional and non functional requirements.
Requirements Engineering (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn how to 'engineer' the requirements for an information system.
What is the approach for specifying requirement, who are you dealing with, do the requirements fit the problem to be solved, are we not too ambitious or not ambitious enough.
Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn what a data warehouse and what business intelligence is.
Get acquainted with data warehouses and business intelligence in the workshop / course data warehouses and business intelligence.
Database Technology and Design (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn what databases are, how they are designed and what you can use them for.
Do you make use of database technology than the workshop / course Database Technology and design is the course for you.
Modeling Business Processes / Process Modeling using IDEF0 / ACTIMOD (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn how to model business processes.
When analysing your business requirements making a model of your business process is a first step. The modeling of business processes is also called process modeling or activity modeling.
IT Architecture (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn what IT architecture is about.
In order to have the IT accomodate the business process you need a thought through IT architecture. Architecture has a central role in making an IT policy.
UML (in Dutch)
Thé course / workshop to learn about UML and object orientation.
UML is the acronim for Unified Modeling Language. It is the widest used modeling language for modeling object oriented systems. The course / workshop UML gives insight in the most important diagrams of version 2 of UML, next to the connexion of these diagrams. Next to that you are introduced in the concepts of object orientation.
Data Modeling / Information Analysis using the NIAM method (in Dutch)
The NIAM method can be used to make a(n) data model / information model. NIAM has its own approach to making a(n) data model / information model.