Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
February 17, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 04

In this issue

1) Do consumers need decision support capabilities?
2) New book by Dan Power
3) Recent DSS News Headlines
4) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Do consumers need decision support capabilities?

by Daniel Power

Purchase decisions have become increasingly complex with the advent of Internet shopping. Making decisions where many retail sources and comparable solutions exist to meet needs necessitates improved and systematic decision support for consumers. Consumers in developed economies need more and better computerized decision support. Consumers can benefit from both web-based and mobile decision support tools.

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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

02/13/2013 Gartner Inc. positions SAP as a leader in "Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems". Check release.

02/13/2013 MicroStrategy positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant of 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms report. Check release.

4) 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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