Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
June 21, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 12

In this issue

1) What is the expanded DSS framework?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is the expanded DSS framework?

by Daniel J. Power

The expanded Decision Support Systems framework specifies a primary technology dimension and 3 secondary dimensions for identifying and categorizing systems to support decision making. The primary dimension is the dominant technology component or driver that provides decision support. The three secondary dimensions are the targeted users, the specific purpose of the system and the primary deployment or enabling technology. Five generic DSS types are identified and defined based upon the dominant technology component. This framework is the conceptualization used at DSSResources.COM to organize what we have learned about decision support systems, cf., Power, 2000; Power, 2004.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

06/18/2015 BeyondCore for Office now includes one-click big data analysis, collaboration and scheduling inside Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Check release.

06/15/2015 SAP encourages the spread of knowledge with free online classes. 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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