from DSSResources.com

Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
February 3, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 03


In this issue

1) Should managers build decision support applications?
2) Interview: D. Schrader
3) New book by Dan Power
4) Recent DSS News Headlines
5) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) Should managers build decision support applications?

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

Managers get paid to manage, but in some situations managers can build computerized decision support capabilities for personal use or as prototypes. Some managers can build limited scope decision aiding capabilities. The issue facing technologists and senior managers is both one of skills/technical competence and value added by manager-developers -- can and should people hired to make decisions build computerized decision support applications. If so, in what situations?

Continue reading at http://dssresources.com/faq/index.php?action=artikel&id=259

Click for more Frequently Asked Questions

2) Interview: D. Schrader

Dan Power interviewed Dave Schrader, a Marketing Director at Teradata on "Leading edge decision support applications". Check online.

3) 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.

4) Recent DSS News Headlines

1/30/2013 IBM's Watson to join research team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Check release.

1/30/2013 Colabus now available for BlackBerry 10. Check release.

5) 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

Sponsors

Order Dan Power's new Decision Support book
Click here

Become a Business Expert Press author
Click here


Subscription

You may leave the DSSNews list by sending a message to: MAILSERV@uni.edu where the body of the message contains: UNSUB dssnews

Please tell your friends they may join the list by sending a message to: MAILSERV@uni.edu where the body of the message contains: SUB dssnews

About Decision Support News

Decision Support News is copyrighted (c) 2013 by D. J. Power.

Please send your questions to daniel.power@dssresources.com.

Connect with Daniel J. Power at http://www.linkedin.com/in/danpower

This list is hosted by the University of Northern Iowa in the spirit of cooperation with the network community. The opinions expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the University or its employees. The University shall not be liable for any damages which may result directly or indirectly from errors or omissions in or application of information distributed via this group. Thanks to University of Northern Iowa.

Thanks for supporting Decision Support News (aka DSS News) and DSSResources.com.


DSS Home |  About Us |  Contact Us |  Site Index |  Subscribe | What's New
Please Tell 
Your Friends about DSSResources.COM Copyright © 1995-2015 by D. J. Power (see his home page). DSSResources.COMsm is maintained by Daniel J. Power. Please contact him at djpower1950 at gmail.com with questions. See disclaimer and privacy statement.