Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
September 15, 2013 Vol. 14, No. 19
1) What is a decision-centric organization?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers
What is a decision-centric organization?
by Daniel Power
Good decisions are important to organization success, but
awareness of many important decisions is very low.
Decisions may be hidden in business processes or identified
using camouflage words like "responding to customers", "negotiating
with vendors", or "evaluating an employee". Additionally, people
are biased in decision making situations, under stress and
overloaded with information. Decision support systems are built
to improve decisions, but implementing analytics and decision
support capabilities does not mean that improving decisions
is a central concern of managers. If making decisions better is
important to organization success, then managers should create
a decision-centric organization design and culture.
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines
09/12/2013 Runtastic selects Teradata applications for data-driven marketing. Check release.
09/12/2013 Call for papers: Group Decision Making and Web 3.0, Toulouse, due December 9, 2013. Check release.
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers/Books
1. SIGDSS Workshop "Reshaping Society through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support" December 15, 2013 in Milan,
2. DSI Annual meeting, Baltimore, MD Nov. 16-19, 2013
3. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology
Oct. 5-6, 2013. Click here
4. ICIS December 15-18, 2013 Click here
5. Deadline December 15, 2013. Call for papers: DSS 2.0 – Supporting decision making with new technologies, Paris, June 2-5, 2014 Click here
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