Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
July 10, 2016             Vol. 17, No. 14

In this issue

1) Who originated the term Business Intelligence (BI)?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Who originated the term Business Intelligence (BI)?

by Daniel J. Power

Decision support and data warehousing sources agree that Howard Dresner coined and popularized the term Business Intelligence in 1989. In general, BI was used as an umbrella term for business reporting and analysis intended to support decision-making. Dresner defined BI as "concepts and methods to improve business decision making by using fact-based support systems."

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

07/08/2016 Web-based data tool designed to enhance drug safety. Check release.

07/08/2016 UPMC and IBM to apply Artificial Intelligence, machine learning to transform health care supply chain. Check release.

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

1. Call for papers: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems (DSS 2016), 12-14 Dec. 2016, Sydney, Australia. Check here.


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