Business Informatics, Systems & Accounting - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Current Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects

Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness (KBCC) Enhancing Competitiveness and Prosperity 

KBCC will provide a platform for communication, collaboration and knowledge-creation intended to promote the global competitiveness of Kazakhstan. It will support the internationalization of Kazakhstani businesses in co-operation with regional development agencies for the welfare of the Republic.

Phase 1 (2015 - 2017)

  1. Economic Impact on local content policies.
  2. How cloud computing and other ICT capacities can stimulate knowledge transfer in the energy value chain
  3. How large corporations can stimulate entrepreneurship in the energy value chain.

Phase 2 (2016 - 2019)

  1. Building a Competitiveness Framework and Benchmarking System
  2. Developing e-leadership and e-competence frameworks for Kazakhstan to define and guide the education and training of leaders and experts in the new global economy. 
  3. Curriculum development and support for the master’s program, focusing on the intersection of competitiveness, entrepreneurship and technology
  • Project Value: £500,000
  • Lead Academics: 
    • Professor Yelena Kalyuzhnova, UK Co-Director of Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness, Henley Business School
    • Dr Ewan Simpson, Kazakhstan Co-Director of Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness, Kazakhstan-Britian Technical University
    • Professor Kecheng Liu, Co-Investigator of Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness, Henley Business School
  • Other team members:
    • Dr Maksim Belitski (Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Henley Business School)
    • Dr Weizi (Vicky) Li (Lecturer in Business Informatics, Henley Business School)
    • Mukhametjan T. Elemanov (Research fellow)
    • Maxin Romanov (Research fellow)
    • Dr Christian Nygaard(Research fellow)
    • Sarah Ali (Research associate)
  • Relevant links: http://test.kazinterlift.com/en/about-us/

 

OLM Systems Ltd 

The project objective is to develop and take to market tools which allow health and social care organisations to access the huge textual sentiment.

data contained within clinical records. The project enables OLM Systems to assess market requirements and available informatics technologies to develop and take to market innovative services using unstructured big data. It uses semantic technologies as well as text data analytics to enhance the current information discovery capabilities and contributes to both new product development and research into semantic information retrieval.

  • Duration – 24 Months from 29 June 2015
  • Lead Academic Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • KB Supervisor Dr Keiichi Nakata

 

Knowledge sharing United Bible Societies

To develop a knowledge management software system, embedding and mobilising domain knowledge, and enabling sharing of best practice in a global, distributed and collaborative business environment. Currently recruiting.

  • Lead academic: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Academic advisors: Dr Lily Sun, Claire Collins

Previous projects:

BISA has a strong history of KTP projects. The following table shows a selection of recently completed KTP projects.

 

Company name

Objective

Start

Finish

Lead Academic

KB Supervisor

Collaborative management system

(Hi-Level Mezzanines Limited)

To develop a collaborative management system to enhance operational analytics and decision making capability, future-proofing the company and assisting expansion in an ever-changing marketplace, resulting in a first class web-based software solution to support our working procedures, enabling the next stage of Hi-Level’s growth in a rapidly-changing market.

Nov 2013

May 2016

Dr Lily Sun, Dr Stephen Gulliver

Sam Perry

System Associates Limited

To assess market requirements and develop the commercial framework and overarching software architecture for the core components of a new range of web 3 products, to assess the available technologies and lead the technical development of the core components of the new products, to include developing standalone functionality and to research and develop real world web 3.0 products using open source technology.

01-Aug

2011

31-Jul

2013

Prof Kecheng Liu

Dr Keiichi Nakata

DIYFraming Ltd

To develop a suitable platform which integrates existing and new applications to provide the technical systems required for rolling out new business franchise business model.

31-Jan

2011

30-Mar

2013

Dr Lily Sun

Dr Keiichi Nakata

Rushey Green Group Practice (Shorter KTP)

To devise appropriate marketing mechanisms to commercialise and fully exploit the IT solutions (TREAT and Smart Forms systems) which were developed during the Previous Project in order to maximise the quality of the relevant NHS operations.

21-Jun

2010

 

Dr Lily Sun

Prof Kecheng Liu

Airinmar Ltd Bus. Int. 3

To design and develop a complete Business Intelligence system to automatically manage the key business processes.

03-Aug

2009

03-Feb

2012

Dr Yinshan Tang

Dr Stephen Gulliver

Airinmar Ltd (Security)

To enhance the system and network security for the B2B system.

13-Jul

2009

12-Jul

2011

Dr Yinshan Tang

Dr Stephen Gulliver

Dytecna Ltd 2

To develop benchmarking tools to allow the company to bid and manage projects with increasing effectiveness and within budget.

23-Oct

2006

08-Nov

2009

Dr Yinshan Tang

Dr Kecheng Liu

Rushey Green Group Practice

To design, implement and test an integrated software system for linking digital pens to forms and databases in GP, secondary care trusts and associated healthcare services.

26-Sep

2006

21-Oct

2009

Prof Kecheng Liu

 

Arinmar Ltd

To migrate, redesign and re-engineer a business critical legacy system to an integrated business solution and web applications with new and improved functionalities.

01-Feb

2006

19-Jun

2009

Prof Kecheng Liu

Dr Yinshan Tang

Dytecna Ltd

To develop a software system to identify through life cost of building services to be used by the construction industry and other industrial sectors.

30-Aug

2005

24-Dec

2008

Prof Kecheng Liu

D Clements-Groome

Orchestr8

Orchestr8 Ltd and the IRC jointly conducted the project which delivered a demand-driven supply chain management system.

01-May

2005

04-May

2013

Dr Lily Sun

Corin Gurr