DSS News
                 D. J. Power, Editor
           April 10, 2011 -- Vol. 12, No. 8

     A Free Bi-Weekly Publication of DSSResources.COM
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In this issue:

1) What are some classic business DSS?

2) Recent DSS News Headlines

3) DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What are some classic business DSS?

by Dan Power

A DSS classic is an early and lasting example of using technology to 
support decision making. Decision support system (DSS) classic examples 
fall in 5 broad categories, communications, data, document, knowledge 
and model-driven systems. Each of these categories include DSS with 
diverse purposes, varying targeted users and a variety of enabling 
technologies. Examining classic examples can help clarify the variety of 
DSSs that have been built and used in organizations in the past 40 years. 
Ten example DSS related to business decision-making are briefly described: 
AAIMS, Advanced Scout, CATD, DELTA, Flagstar LIVE, GADS, GroupSystems, 

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

04/08/2011 Finding insurgent threats in Afghanistan with SCARE 

04/06/2011 Teradata completes acquisition of Aster Data.

04/05/2011 EMC expands Greenplum big data analytics appliance 

04/04/2011 2nd annual Sentiment Analysis Symposium to spotlight 
thought leaders, April 12, 2011 in New York.

03/30/2011 MicroStrategy selected by Groupon for detailed insights 
into consumer purchasing trends.

03/29/2011 Jaspersoft announces advanced data integration for BI 

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3) DSS Conferences

1. Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management track at AMCIS 
sponsored by AIS SIG DSS, Detroit, MI, August 4-7, 2011.

2. Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence track at ICIS 2011, 
Shanghai, China December 4-7, 2011. 

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