About us

The vision of the Business Intelligence Center BIC, operating at the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, is to make the Satakunta region the forerunner of business intelligence. We form a dynamic network of more than 20 experts and we approach our vision through business cooperation, projects, research, teaching, as well as through developing the business of our own organization.


  • Process thinking = Understanding the operation of an organization through processes.
  • Business intelligence = Managing an organization by utilizing data, derived from own business actions or from outside the organization, diversely and analytically.
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Digital trade = Business transactions online
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) = Automation of knowledge work and its processes.
  • Data analytics = Processing data for human interpretation by using visualization, calculation, statistical methods or artificial intelligence.
  • Artificial intelligence = A system capable of interpreting data correctly, learning based on the data, and using the knowledge in solving given tasks.

Direct line!

Does your company have an idea for co-operation? Contact us! 

+358 44 710 3189
Mikko Pakkasela
Research Manager, Head of BIC