DSS News
D. J. Power, Editor
March 4, 2012             Vol. 13, No. 5

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In this issue

1) What is the life cycle for a document?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is the life cycle for a document?

by Dan Power

Documents should be handled once and if necessary scanned and digitized. Once a document is in digital format we can categorize, store, archive, transmit, share, annotate and perhaps revise it. Potentially these digital documents can provide decision support. Physical documents are obsolete and should be kept only when required or highly desired. Today we must manage an electronic document life cycle from birth to use to death. When first a document enters our information systems is its birth. Death only occurs when we choose to delete an instance of a document.
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

03/02/2012 Download InformationWeek's March digital issue. Check release.

03/02/2012 New IBM Smarter Buildings Analytics to help CFOs prepare for major accounting shift. Check release.

03/01/2012 New EMC Greenplum database enhancements boost 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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