Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
July 24, 2016             Vol. 17, No. 15

In this issue

1) Is the technology acceptance model relevant to decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Is the technology acceptance model relevant to decision support?

by Daniel J. Power

Substantial resources are expended building and installing decision support systems. Some guidance about how we can increase the acceptance and use of "new" DSS would be helpful. We want to know in advance if managers are likely to accept a "new" DSS or analytical information system? We want to know if developers can take steps to increase the chances managers will accept and use a "new" decision support capability? Fred Davis's Technology Acceptance Model (Davis, 1989) provides some guidance to developers.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

07/21/2016 Worldwide Smartwatch market experiences its first decline as shipments fall 32% in the Second Quarter of 2016. Check release.

07/20/2016 Data changes everything: Teradata PARTNERS conference will showcase business impact of big data analytics. 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.

2. Call for papers: 12th Annual Conference of Midwest United States Association for Information Systems, Springfield, IL May 18-19, 2017. Check here.


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