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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
January 6, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 01


In this issue

1) What criteria should be used to evaluate data warehouse vendor solutions?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What criteria should be used to evaluate data warehouse vendor solutions?

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

Selecting a data warehouse vendor solution is an important information technology infrastructure investment. Major traditional data warehouse vendors include: IBM/Netezza, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP/Sybase, and Teradata. Of these companies, Gartner Inc. (February 2012) listed Teradata as the leader in its Magic Quadrant for data warehouse database management systems. Gartner rated Teradata ahead of Oracle and IBM on both of the key dimensions of 1) "ability to execute", a measure of market share and financial resources; and 2) "completeness of vision", a measure of product features. There are however other important standards that should be considered in a selection decision. A detailed criteria list linked to needs and objectives is useful in making a rational decision.

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2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines

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12/27/2012 Analytics are key to long-term brand activity on Google+ says Punch Communications. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers/Books

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2. Call for papers: AMCIS BI&KM (SIGDSS), Chicago August 15-17, 2013. Click here

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