Prof. Umberto Nanni

"Sapienza" UniversitÓ di Roma
FacoltÓ di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"

Seminars in Software and Services for the Information Society

(Seminari di Software e Servizi per la SocietÓ dell'Informazione)


Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica (Facoltà di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica)
Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science (MSE-CS) (School of Engineering in Computer Science)


The course is taught in the second semester, and will host two series of seminars, hold at DIAG - via Ariosto 25, Room A7, at 15:45-17:15 & 17:30-19:00, with the following schedule:

Data Intelligence (lectures given by Prof. Umberto Nanni)

Monday, February 24, 2014:
Goals, Overview; Business Intelligence architectures
Monday, March 3, 2014:
Multidimensional model & Data Warehouse; MS SQL-Server Analysis Services: basics
Monday, March 10, 2014:
Introduction to Key Performance Indicators and Critical Success Factors
Monday, April 7, 2014:
RFID; Examples; case study
Monday, April 14, 2014:
Notions of Social Networks Analysis (SNA); case study
Monday, May 19, 2014:
Data Mining; Examples; case study

Process Modeling & Management (coordinated by Prof. Massimo Mecella)

Monday, March 17, 2014: Massimo Mecella
Introduction to Process Modeling, Business Process, Business Process Management System
Monday, March 24, 2014: Andrea Marrella
Formal Approaches to Business Processes through Petri Nets
Monday, March 31, 2014: Andrea Marrella
Modeling Business Processes with BPMN
Monday, April 28, 2014: Alessandro Russo
YAWL and its Support Environment
Monday, May 5, 2014: Francesco Leotta
Process Mining
Monday, May 12, 2014: Alessandro Russo
Data- and Object-aware Process Models
The lectures for the current AA 2013-2014 are now finished.
Seminars in the past years: 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012. 2012-2013.

SLIDES used in the seminars of Data Intelligence (lectures given by Prof. Umberto Nanni)

Office Hours


For those students who attended at least 75% of the lectures, the examination is based on a project.
Awareness of methodologies, technologies, and software tools adopted in the project is - of course - expected.


For discussing a possible topics for the projects, please contact professor Nanni in office hours, or arrange an appointment by telephone (in office hour, please) or by e-mail.

Requirements and Suggestions

Regardless the topic, the discussion of the project requires: Additional presentations (powerpoint, or similar) are NOT required.

As an example (this meas that, yes, a different structure is OK), a typical report, depending on the considered project, might include:

  1. Definition
  2. How
  3. What
  4. Output
The adoption of design formalism is required, notably in the "what" section: UML diagrams and/or workflows and/or Dimensional Fact Model.

Additional suggestions:


The project can be discussed by arranging an appointment with Prof. Nanni (email, or a telephone call or a visit in office hours) or (according the topic) with Prof. Massimo Mecella.

Umberto Nanni (home page)