The School of Business Informatics was created on April 20, 2015 on the basis of HSE’s Faculty of Business Informatics.
On December 2nd Russian-French workshop “Big data and solutions based on it” took place in Higher School of Economics (HSE) National Research University and had over 50 participants from leading universities and companies from all over Russian Federation and France. The workshop was held by HSE School of Business Informatics with the support of French Embassy.
On December 20, 2016, the ZIL Cultural Centre hosted this year’s Golden HSE awards ceremony. This year saw several significant changes to the award rules: new nominations have appeared, many of them were divided into categories for different groups of employees — all to help ensure HSE was able to express its gratitude to a larger number of worthy candidates.
On December 7, 2016, Professor Werner Purgathofer, Head of Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms, Faculty of Informatics,Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien: Technische Universität Wien) delivered a guest lecture at research seminar of School of business-informatics.
First Graduates Complete Double-degree Master’s Programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management
On June 27, 2016, the first graduation ceremony for the double-degree Master’s programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. The ceremony marks three years of successful collaboration between HSE and University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien.
In March 2016, the School of Business Informatics (Faculty of Business and Management) at HSE was visited by a delegation from France’s University of Évry; in late 2015, a student exchange agreement was signed between HSE and this university. The delegation brought 19 students from the Master’s programmes in the field of big data at the University of Évry to Moscow.
Igor Zahlebin was awarded the Microsoft Research award for a yearly usage of Microsoft Azure platform
The intended purpose of this grant is studying properties of information cascades in social media, particularly their structure and natural language content.
Team of students from the master’s programme in Information Security Management took third place in theRussian Information Security Club (RISC), an information security case competition.