Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
March 29, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 06

The first issue of DSS News was published May 10, 2000. My initial column discussed the 5 generic types of DSS in my expanded decision support framework. See .

In this issue

1) What is localization of decision support and analytics?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is localization of decision support and analytics?

by Daniel J. Power

As companies expand into the global marketplace decision support and analytics must often be localized to support communities of users from different nations. Localization is more than translating text on a web page into various languages. Localization should consider currency issues, cultural differences that impact the interpretation of data displays and text comment, and differing regulations and standards. There are many issues and obstacles that need to be evaluated in considering such projects.

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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

03/26/2015 Software robots making business smarter - new Cognizant study shows dramatic impact of intelligent process automation. Check release.

03/25/2015 Teradata University Network builds big data talent pipeline. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers/Books

1. May 14-15, 2015 Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Pittsburg State University. Check the website Click here.

2. August 13-15, 2015 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Puerto Rico. Check website Click here.


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