DSS News
D. J. Power, Editor
February 5, 2012             Vol. 13, No. 3

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In this issue

1) Why study computerized decision support?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Why study computerized decision support?

by Dan Power

Using information technologies to improve decision making is interesting and important. Sadly, we seem to adopt decision support technologies easily and sometimes without thinking of the consequences. Study implies an active pursuit of knowledge and serious scrutiny. People with various roles and purposes can and do study computerized decision support. We study decision support to make a difference.
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

01/30/2012 SocialMatica identifies most relevant topics by candidate in GOP primary race. Check release.

01/25/2012 MicroStrategy recognizes excellence in enterprise-class business intelligence 2012. Check release.

01/24/2012 At Gartner BI Summit 2012: Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst speaks on fueling new business opportunities with big data analytics. Check release.

3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for IS/T book proposals. Click here

2. DSS’2012 – 16th IFIP WG8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems, Anávissos, Greece, June 28-30 2012. Click here

3. Social Media Analytics Summit, April 17-18, San Francisco, CA. Check Click here

4. 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012), Track: "Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management", Barcelona, Spain June 10-13, 2012. Click here

5. Call for papers: AIS SIG DSS mini-tracks at 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington August 9-12, 2012. Click here


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