Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
October 18, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 20

In this issue

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

1) Can smartphone apps increase collaboration?

by Daniel J. Power

Smartphones have enabled a mobile world and these devices have initiated a series of significant changes in the workplace. Smartphones combine a cellular telephone and a mobile computer into a single, handheld device. Apps or mobile apps are applications designed and programmed to operate on a smartphone. In 2014 there are approximately 1.6 Billion ( smart phone users globally. People can "work" in many locations and work tasks and one's personal life increasingly overlap.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

10/16/2015 North America to lead the global healthcare analytics market. Check release.

10/14/2015 Shutterfly finds Teradata 'picture perfect' for big data analytics. Check release.

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

1. November 30, 2015 Call for papers: ICDSST 2016, Plymouth, UK May 23-25, 2016 Check article and website.

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


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