Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
March 31, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 07

In this issue

1) Is security important for decision support applications?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Is security important for decision support applications?

by Daniel Power

Decision support applications often contain sensitive data that should be secured. Also, a common source of decision support functionality, an analytical model, may be important to protect as well. Sadly security may be an afterthought that is not addressed until a problem arises. Organizations need to secure and protect decision support capabilities in advance as forethought not as an afterthought. Security is an important issue for creating, managing and using decision support. How important is security? How much should be spent to secure decision support capabilities?

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

03/28/2013 Whiteboarding with the Woz: the basics of virtualization. Check release.

03/27/2013 Pacific Gas and Electric Company selects Teradata for analytics. Check release.

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

1."Big Data in the Heartland" MWAIS 2013 May 24-25, 2013 in Normal, Illinois. Click here

2. Call for papers: DSI Annual meeting, Baltimore, due April 1, 2013. Click here

3. Call for papers: HICSS-47 Track on Decision Analytics due June 15, 2013 Click here


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