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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
May 11, 2014             Vol. 15, No. 10


In this issue

1) How should decision support projects be managed?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) How should decision support projects be managed?

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

Since the early 1950s, much has been written about project management. This literature prescribes generic steps and issues associated with a broad class of projects. In general, a project is a discreet, goal-oriented task or endeavor. A decision support project has a more specific goal of supporting decision making, but there are many ways to do that using a variety of technologies. A decision support project varies in terms of what decision will be supported, what decision makers will use the system, when and how it will be used and what type of decision support will be provided. Also, the technology solution may be poorly understood. Decision support projects are often hard to structure and manage. Moving from an informal exploration of a suggestion for support to a formal project is an important step.

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

05/08/2014 Datawatch to demonstrate support for latest IBM® Cognos® TM1 at Visions 2014 conference. Check release.

05/07/2014 Seven of the Nation's leading technology institutions unveil Cognitive Computing courses leveraging IBM Watson. 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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