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                       DSS News
                 D. J. Power, Editor
         January 30, 2011 -- Vol. 12, No. 3

     A Free Bi-Weekly Publication of DSSResources.COM
             approximately 2,100 subscribers

Deadline extended! ICDSS 2011 - International Conference on 
DSS, June 6-7, 2011, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, abstracts
due March 1, 2011. Check http://www.icdss2011.org/ .


In this issue:

1) What questions are important for evaluating a BI proposal?

2) DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

3) Recent DSS News Headlines

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1) What questions are important for evaluating a BI proposal?

by Dan Power
Editor, DSSResources.com 

Introducing a major project to provide enterprise-wide business 
intelligence is much more than just another technology project. 
Often the culture and decision making processes must changed to 
reward and reinforce fact-based decision making. Gartner, IBM Cognos 
and many others have discussed questions to ask to help insure 
"flawless business intelligence" or "avoid fatal flaws". Asking 
the right questions is important and perhaps a checklist will 
help improve system implementation and your discussions with vendors. 

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2) DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for papers: ICDSS 2011 - International Conference on 
DSS, June 6-7, 2011, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, due 
February 1, 2011. Check http://www.icdss2011.org/ .

2. Call for papers: AMCIS Business Intelligence and Knowledge 
Management track in Detroit August 4-7, 2011.
Check http://amcis2011.aisnet.org/.

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3) Recent DSS News Headlines

01/27/2011 Teradata earns three industry awards.

01/26/2011 Korea's top bank selects Teradata to expand 
system for active enterprise data warehousing

01/26/2011 Value-based Pricing Analyzerô automates price 
modeling to help Hospitals evaluate and adapt to evolving 
Healthcare market.

01/26/2011 New independent research report documents 
127% ROI for customers adopting Tableau's rapid-fire 
business intelligence software.

01/21/2011 Gartner says treat business intelligence 
programmes as cultural transformation, not just another 
IT project.

01/20/2011 Simplify complex rating with DecisionMakerô 
Rating Optimizer.

01/20/2011 Email evolution: Web-based email shows signs 
of decline in the U.S. while mobile email usage on the 
rise.

01/20/2011 Deloitte analysis of top technology 
trends for 2011.

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