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Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
September 17, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 19


In this issue

1) What is the best data analytics approach?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers


1) What is the best data analytics approach?

by Ciara Heavin and
Daniel J. Power

Selecting the most appropriate data analytics approach and tools for a specific task or project can be very challenging. The approach that is the best fit depends upon many factors including the need and objective, data availability, training and background of current data analysts, vendor support, and the industry/type of the organization. What criteria should you use for making a choice? How do you weight various criteria? Choosing the wrong approach and tools often results in a difficult and incorrect analysis. Analytics is about asking specific questions and finding the best answers. A question asking technique should be used for choosing analytics approaches and tools.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

09/13/2017 ToolsGroup announces major release of AI supply chain planning software optimized for the Cloud. Check release.

09/12/2017 Independent Research Firm recognizes Information Builders as a strong performer in Enterprise Business Intelligence. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium: Analytics for Societal and Organizational Transformation, December 10, 2017, Seoul, South Korea. Check here.

2. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 48th Annual Meeting, November 18-20, 2017, Washington, D.C. Check here.

3. Submission deadline December 15, 2017 for the 2018 Open Conference of IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems, June 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Check here.

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