Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
September 4, 2016             Vol. 17, No. 18

In this issue

1) How is data management linked to analytics and decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) How is data management linked to analytics and decision support?

by Daniel J. Power

Data management or data resource management refers to activities and tasks associated with capturing, organizing, securing, storing and retrieving data. Tasks include defining a data architecture and purchasing appropriate hardware and data management software. Activities include establishing, enforcing and monitoring practices, procedures and policies related to capture and storage. Managing the lifecycle of data from capture to archiving is an important part of data management. Effective data management leads to more accurate and complete analytics and better decision support applications.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

08/30/2016 New research shows most retirement calculators are not tax efficient. Check release.

08/30/2016 Study shows it pays to be a digital leader. 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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