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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
January 20, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 02


In this issue

1) What is machine data?
2) New book by Dan Power
3) Recent DSS News Headlines
4) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What is machine data?

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

Machine data can be used to provide decision support for relevant decision tasks in organizations. Machine refers to a computing machine and its associated operating system and application software. So machine data is all of the data generated by a computing machine while it operates. Companies like Splice Machine and Splunk are innovating and developing tools and methods to capture, organize and analyze machine data. Examples of machine data include: application logs, clickstream data, sensor data and Web access logs. Machine data is helping to create the "big data" phenomenon for decision support and analytics.

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2) New book by Dan Power

Dan Power's new book "Decision Support, Analytics, and Business Intelligence, Second Edition" should be in stock Feb. 15, 2013. This revised and expanded edition is targeted to busy managers and MBA students who need to grasp the basics of computerized decision support. Overall the book addresses 61 fundamental questions relevant to understanding computerized decision support. Order online.

3) Recent DSS News Headlines

1/18/2013 Total 3D Solutions helps bring immersive video tours to real estate industry. Check release.

1/17/2013 City of Cologne completes smarter traffic pilot with IBM. Check release.

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

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

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

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