Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
June 7, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 11

In this issue

1) Can wearable computing devices provide decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Can wearable computing devices provide decision support?

by Daniel J. Power

Computing devices continue to become smaller and more portable. A wearable computing device adorns a person's body like a traditional wrist watch, eye glasses, hearing aid, bracelet or conceivably any accessory. Wearable devices have the advantage of easy accessibility, convenience and automatic gathering of data about the person including pulse and location and can provide situation awareness for the user. Computing devices may be implanted in people, but more likely they will be removable accessories for the near-term future. Potentially any computing device can provide decision support.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

06/03/2015 Datameer delivers comprehensive governance for Hadoop analytics. Check release.

06/02/2015 Neudesic wins Microsoft Partner of the Year award for delivering innovation that helps businesses overcome big data challenges. 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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