Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
April 13, 2014 Vol. 15, No. 8
1) What is the distilled "wisdom" about decision support?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers
What is the distilled "wisdom" about decision support?
by Daniel Power
Wisdom is a virtue. Decision support has a short history,
but we have learned much about helping people make better
decisions with the support of information technology. For
many years, a feature called DSS Wisdom was included in my
newsletter, DSS News aka Decision Support News. The feature
was initiated October 22, 2000 with issue No. 13. The feature
stopped after 50 issues, but researchers continue to develop
new insights while investigating decision support capabilities
and challenges. Innovations in hardware and software continue
to expand the reach and range of what is possible and make
this field exciting and of continuing relevance. Technology
advances have made possible a variety of new tools to assist
decision making. Now seems an appropriate time to reflect on
the "wisdom" of decision support.
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines
04/10/2014 J.D. Power reports: Positive automotive social media experience impacts purchase decisions across all generations. Check release.
04/10/2014 MicroStrategy certifies MarkLogic for real-time NoSQL big data analytics. Check release.
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers/Books
1. June 2-5, 2014 DSS 2.0 – Supporting decision making with new technologies, Paris, Click here.
2. June 24-28, 2014, PACIS 2014 - Business Intelligence and Big Data
Analytics Track, Chengdu, China, Click here.
2. August 7-10, 2014, AMCIS 2014 - Savannah, GeorgiaClick here.
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