Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
January 8, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 1

In this issue

1) What is User Experience (UX) design for building DSS?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is User Experience (UX) design for building DSS?

by Ciara Heavin and Daniel J. Power

People must interact with a computerized decision support system to use it. Design of the software interface between the application and the user largely determines whether a given decision support capability will be used and whether it will be used effectively, cf., Power, 2011.

User Experience (UX) design or a user-centric approach to design is a process of developing technical artifacts to maximize user satisfaction by ensuring heightened usability, accessibility, utility, performance, marketing, ergonomics and human interaction (Cousins, 2013).

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

01/04/2017 ResMed reaches historic one billionth night of sleep monitored. Check release.

01/04/2017 Carle Foundation Hospital kicks off MediNav deployment to enhance the patient experience with indoor GPS. Check release.

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

1. EWG-DSS 2017 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2017), May 29-31, 2017, Namur, Belgium. 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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