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DSS News
D. J. Power, Editor
May 13, 2012             Vol. 13, No. 10


In this issue

1) What influences acceptance of decision support technologies?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What influences acceptance of decision support technologies?

by Dan Power
Editor, DSSResources.com


Acceptance is an important issue when implementing decision support capabilities especially those that are expensive, novel and/or innovative. Developers and managers want users to have a favorable reaction to a new capability. Sadly acceptance is not always the response. Expensive software is sometimes hostily received, little used or "worked around." Acceptance of change can be grudging and even coerced or at the other extreme enthusiastically received and welcomed. Developers should seek cooperation and approval rather than compliance and acquiescence. How can positive acceptance be achieved? In a worst case, how can grudging acceptance be achieved?
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

05/11/2012 SAP customers unlock the power of data with SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA®. Check release.

05/11/2012 EMC Greenplum to host second annual data science summit. Check release.

05/11/2012 SolveIT Software goes live on time and on budget at Fortescue Metals Group for mine-to-port supply chain optimisation. Check release.

3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for IS/T book proposals. Click here

2. DSS’2012 – 16th IFIP WG8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems, Anávissos, Greece, June 28-30 2012. Click here

3. Call for papers: Decision models and social commerce, submission deadline July 1, 2012. Click here


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