Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
June 11, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 12

In this issue

1) Can wearable computing devices provide decision support?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Can wearable computing devices provide decision support?

by Daniel J. Power
Editor, DSSResources.COM

Computing devices continue to become smaller and more portable. A wearable computing device can now adorn a person's body like a traditional wrist watch, eye glasses, hearing aid, bracelet or conceivably any wearable item even clothing. Wearable devices have the advantages of easy accessibility, convenient removal and automatic gathering of data about the person including pulse and location and a wearable can provide situation awareness or augmented reality (AR) for its user. Computing devices can and may be implanted in people, but more likely people will want removable accessories for at least the near-term future. Potentially any computing device, large or small, can provide data collection and decision support.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

06/07/2017 MIT Sloan professor presents new model to extend gate review analysis beyond “go” and “no go”. Check release.

06/06/2017 PatientTrak selected as a member of the GE Healthcare Centricity™ partner program. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2017), August 10-12, 2017, Boston, MA. Check here.

2. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 48th Annual Meeting, November 18-20, 2017, Washington, D.C. Check here.


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