Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
September 6, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 17

In this issue

1) Can smart phone apps increase collaboration?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Can smart phone apps increase collaboration?

by Daniel J. Power

Smart phones have enabled a mobile world and started a series of significant changes in the workplace. People can "work" in many places and work and one's personal life overlap more. The array of mobile applications for smart phones is evolving quickly with new apps rapidly introduced and other apps quietly retired. Keeping up with the possibilities for supporting collaboration and improving decision making is challenging. Some tools focus on supporting teams, others support multiple permanent and temporary teams, some provide support for all the employees of an organization. Collaboration apps can let teams include non-employee collaborators.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

09/03/2015 Carnegie Mellon faculty will share visions of Robots, A.I., and big data at "Summer Davos". Check release.

09/01/2015 Impact report on big data analytics initiatives unveils ROI, trends. Check release.

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

1. 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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