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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
April 13, 2014 Vol. 15, No. 8


In this issue

1) What is the distilled "wisdom" about decision support?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What is the distilled "wisdom" about decision support?

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

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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