Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
April 27, 2014 Vol. 15, No. 9

In this issue

1) What are the basics of data warehousing?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What are the basics of data warehousing?

by Daniel Power

For at least one hundred years, warehousing has referred to the short- or long-term storage of items in a specially designed facility. Originally this general definition described the storage of inventory and other physical items. In the early 1990s, Bill Inmon advocated creating specialized data warehouses for decision support applications. The term data warehousing refers to the process of creating and maintaining a data warehouse.

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

04/24/2014 Pivot Point Enterprises launches new and updated website for its business platform Doc&Do. Check release.

04/24/2014 Georgia's Flint River Partnership taps IBM for data-driven agriculture solutions. 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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