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                 D. J. Power, Editor
           September 4, 2011 -- Vol. 12, No. 18

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In this issue:

1) What software can help implement the Basel accords?

2) Recent DSS News Headlines

3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

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1) What software can help implement the Basel accords?

by Dan Power

Identifying and evaluating software for a very broad purpose 
like supporting the Basel capital accords ( 
is always difficult and complex. Some criteria that need to 
be considered by a specific financial institution include: 1) 
fit with current infrastructure and databases, 2) adequacy of 
the solution for meeting needs, and 3) cost/benefit 
considerations. More general criteria that can be considered 
include: 1) reputation of the vendor, 2) independent review of 
capabilities, and 3) customer comments. Who are major vendors 
and what do we know about current capabilities?

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

09/01/2011 Action Planner 2.0 by Coyle Hospitality Group.

09/01/2011 IBM acquires Algorithmics.

08/30/2011 Small business gets advanced sales analysis just 
like the big boys.

08/26/2011 Clinical decision support and the risk of 
information overload.

08/25/2011 Leading analyst firms forecast increased spending 
on video conferencing. 

08/24/2011 Made in IBM Labs: new flood prediction technology 
simulates rivers 100x faster than real time.

08/24/2011 Business intelligence software from Jaspersoft 
brings new accountability to education. 

08/23/2011 Kamakura releases another ten Basel III case studies 
in liquidity risk. 

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3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for IS/T book proposals. Check

2. 2011 DSI Annual Meeting November 19-22, 2011 at the Boston 
Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. 

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

4. Call for papers: DSS’2012 – 16th IFIP WG8.3 International 
Conference on Decision Support Systems, Anávissos, Greece, 
June 28-30 2012. 

5. Call for papers: European Journal of Information Systems, 
Special Issue on Transforming Decision-Making Processes: 
The Next IS Frontier, due February 1, 2012. 

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