Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
August 20, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 17

In this issue

1) What is high-velocity decision making?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is high-velocity decision making?

by Daniel J. Power

Strategic, consequential decisions should be made using a high-velocity, high-quality decision making process. High-velocity decision making is a new label for a familiar idea. These streamlined processes are fast, yet thoughtful and goal-oriented. Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO, Inc., in his 2016 and 2017 shareholder letters discusses decisions and decision making. His ideas are very relevant to managers interested in using analytics and decision support to improve decision making outcomes. Bezos advocates for high-velocity, high-quality decision making for consequential and reversible decisions.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

08/18/2017 Bechtel recognized for innovative use of Information Technology. Check release.

08/16/2017 Equifax unveils data-driven marketing capabilities to help brands drive maximum customer value. Check release.

08/15/2017 Dickey's Barbecue Pit incorporates "Hey Alexa" to enable key business functions. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

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

2. Submission deadline Friday, September 8, 2017 for Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium: Analytics for Societal and Organizational Transformation, December 10, 2017, Seoul, South Korea. Check here.

3. Submission deadline December 15, 2017 for the 2018 Open Conference of IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems, June 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Check here.


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