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                 D. J. Power, Editor
           October 30, 2011 -- Vol. 12, No.22

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In this issue:

1) What factors indicate a special study is more 
   appropriate than a DSS?

2) Recent DSS News Headlines

3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

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1) What factors indicate a special study is more 
   appropriate than a DSS?

by Dan Power
Editor, DSSResources.com 

Every decision situation can not and should not be supported 
with a computerized decision support system (DSS). One 
alternative is to conduct a special study using some computer-based 
analyses. Given that some decision situations are better supported 
with one-time special studies, what factors indicate that it is 
more appropriate to prepare a special study than build a decision 
support system? Let's clarify the term special study. Some other 
synonyms that are used for this term include: a quantitative 
analysis, a financial analysis, a cost-benefit analysis, a simulation 
study, and/or a management analysis.

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

10/25/2011 Handling hot data: CANAL+ Group delivers 
personalized TV recommendations for subscribers with 
Teradata analytics.

10/25/2011 Christie® selects Digital Video Enterprises, 
Inc. for executive telepresence.

10/25/2011 IBM business analytics helps improve customer 
retention by nearly 50 Percent at XO Communications. 

10/24/2011 IBM transforms data at work, accelerates big 
data analytics.

10/24/2011 SAP and United Nations Population Fund unveil 
interactive analytics as population grows beyond 7 Billion. 

10/21/2011 IBM completes acquisition of Algorithmics.

10/20/2011 ClickSoftware brings the largest workforce 
management and service optimization Expert community together.

10/19/2011 IBM and USC Annenberg using analytics to catch 
Major League Baseball fan sentiment on social media.

10/19/2011 Fordham University launches Center for Digital 
Transformation; forms partnership with IBM to educate students 
in next-generation business analytics. 

10/19/2011 Jetsetter selects MicroStrategy for Enterprise BI.

10/18/2011 SAP unleashes real-time analytics in the cloud.

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3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for IS/T book proposals. Check 
http://dssresources.com/news/3335.php

2. 2011 DSI Annual Meeting November 19-22, 2011 at the Boston 
Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. 
Check http://www.decisionsciences.org/conferences/default.asp

3. Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence track at 
ICIS 2011, Shanghai, China December 4-7, 2011. 
Check http://icis2011.aisnet.org/track16.htm

4. Call for papers: DSS’2012 – 16th IFIP WG8.3 International 
Conference on Decision Support Systems, Anávissos, Greece, 
June 28-30 2012. 
Check http://dssresources.com/news/3303.php

5. Call for papers: European Journal of Information Systems, 
Special Issue on Transforming Decision-Making Processes: 
The Next IS Frontier, due February 1, 2012. 
Check http://dssresources.com/news/3311.php

6. Call for papers: 20th European Conference on 
Information Systems (ECIS 2012), Track: "Business 
Intelligence and Knowledge Management", Barcelona 
June 10-13, 2012.
Check http://dssresources.com/news/3354.php


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