Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
May 26, 2013             Vol. 14, No. 11

In this issue

1) What is the best approach for organizing data?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is the best approach for organizing data?

by Daniel Power

In an information technology context, organizing means to arrange data in a coherent form and to systematize its retrieval and processing. When done well, organized data becomes an orderly, functional, structured collection. Today's reality is that data, including documents, come from many sources and can be used for multiple purposes. These data inputs need to be organized and stored for computer processing. How should we begin? What steps should we take to organize and reorganize data?

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

05/24/2013 IBM helps analyze big data to grow daily sales 10 times. Check release.

05/24/2013 SAP to accelerate innovation for Cloud and SAP HANAŽ through one unified development organization. Check release.

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

1. Call for papers due August 29, 2013: Workshop "Reshaping Society through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support" December 15, 2013 in Milan, Click here

2. DSI Annual meeting, Baltimore, Click here

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

4. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology Oct. 5-6. Click here


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