Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
April 3, 2016             Vol. 17, No. 07

In this issue

1) What is the relation between Design Science and building DSS?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is the relation between Design Science and building DSS?

by Daniel J. Power

For many years, there has been an interest in transferring the concepts and techniques from the broad field of Design Science to designing, building and implementing decision support capabilities and systems. Decision support systems (DSS) should be systematically designed and implemented. Decision support researchers have been conducting and publishing design science research for many years, but the increased credibility of designing software artifacts and studying them using scientific methods has encouraged software development and testing by academic researchers. So what does advocating more decision support design science research mean? Overall, it means we need to better understand design science and determine what constitutes "good" design science research.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

03/29/2016 PlanSource focuses on customer success with Voyager release. Check release.

03/29/2016 “Dark Net” should be shut down, but what about its benefits? Check release.

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

1. MWAIS 2016, May 19-20, Milwaukee, WI. Click here.

2. CFP: Friday, May 20, 2016, 11:59 PM PDT. IEEE DSAA'2016: Third International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Montreal, Oct. 17-19, 2016. Click here.

3. 2016 Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8, June 22-24, 2016, University College Cork, Ireland. Check here.


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