Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
August 2, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 15

In this issue

1) Why are decision support case studies important?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Why are decision support case studies important?

by Daniel J. Power

Case studies help us understand decision support. Both teaching and research case studies serve a useful purpose in advancing the field. A good teaching case can share challenges faced in design, implementation, and use. A good research case study can generate hypotheses for further testing and document "best practices" and use cases. Even short case study examples and vendor reported case studies enrich our courses and help explain the breadth of the decision support phenomenon.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

07/29/2015 UX review finds Apple Watch lacks compelling functionality to drive mass adoption says Strategy Analytics. Check release.

07/27/2015 IBM rolls out African skills initiative. Check release.

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

1. August 30, 2015 Call for chapter proposals: decision support systems case studies. Check website Click here.

2. November 30, 2015 Call for papers: ICDSST 2016, Plymouth, UK May 23-25, 2016 Check website Click here.

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


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