Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
May 24, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 10

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In this issue

1) How can video conferencing provide enhanced decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) How can video conferencing provide enhanced decision support?

by Daniel J. Power

In some situations, video conferencing can provide enhanced decision support. The major issue facing managers and technologists is how to insure that video technology is an enabler for better decision making and not a barrier or impediment. Video conferencing just brings together a group of physically distributed decision makers. Seeing images of other decision makers who are remotely located using a synchronous video conferencing environment by itself does not provide much decision support and may not enhance decision making.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

05/20/2015 Big data leaders: Connotate Technologies, Couchbase, GoodData, Guavus, and Talend. Check release.

05/20/2015 Independent retailers bet big on big data in 2015. Check release.

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

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

2. December 12-13, 2015, pre-ICIS Business Analytics (BA) Congress, Dallas. Check website Click here.


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