Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
December 13, 2015             Vol. 16, No. 24

In this issue

1) What is the difference between knowledge management and decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is the difference between knowledge management and decision support?

by Daniel J. Power

Both academics and software vendors can over promote technology advantages and solutions. We seem to get energized by new terms and important sounding "buzz" words. Many years ago, I listened to a speech by Milt Jenkins (2001) titled “The Evolution of the MIS Discipline: From Data, Through Information and Knowledge, To Wisdom.” When Milt finished I was a bit concerned that “Wisdom Management Systems” might become the new buzzword. Thankfully, that didn't happen.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

12/11/2015 Sage Clarity selected by CIO Review in 20 most promising collaboration technology solution providers. Check release.

12/09/2015 Call for submissions: 2016 Watson Analytics Global Competition. Check release.

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

1. January 8, 2016. CFP IFIP WG8.3 conference, June 22-24 2016, Cork, Ireland. Check article.

2. January 9, 2016. CFP Data mining for decision making support (DMDMS), May 23-26, 2016, Madrid, Spain. Click here.


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