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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
October 12, 2014             Vol. 15, No. 21


In this issue

1) What do I need to know about Data Warehousing/OLAP?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What do I need to know about Data Warehousing/OLAP?

by Daniel J. Power
Editor, DSSResources.com

A data warehouse is a central, integrated repository for historical, enterprise data from multiple business systems. An expanded definition for data warehousing includes business intelligence tools for analyzing the data and OLAP is part of the broader category of business intelligence tools. Answering this question in detail depends upon who is asking. Managers need to be familiar with some DW/OLAP terminology, the basic “what is” questions, and they need to have an idea of the benefits and limitations of these decision support components, the "why" questions. More technical people in Information Systems need to know "how" and "when" to develop systems using these components.

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

10/09/2014 Introducing Quip spreadsheets. Check release.

10/09/2014 New poll: high numbers of Americans leave themselves vulnerable to hackers. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers/Books

1. Nov. 22-25, 2014, 45th Annual DSI meeting - Tampa, FL, Click here.

2. Dec. 28-29, 2014 “Big Data and Analytics For Business(BDAB-2014)”, New Delhi, India. Check the website Click here.

3. May 27-29, 2015 ICDSST 2015 organized by the EWG-DSS/ The theme is “Big Data Analytics for Decision Making”, Belgrade, Serbia. Check the website Click here.

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