Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
October 1, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 20

In this issue

1) What is an enterprise-class translytical database?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is an enterprise-class translytical database?

by Daniel J. Power
and Ciara Heavin

Translytical is a portmanteau word, in that parts of the words transaction and analytical are combined to form a new word and concept. A translytical database is an in-memory, multi-model database that places data into system memory for processing. Compared to traditional database management systems (DBMS), in-memory databases have many fewer disk I/O operations which results in improved performance and response times. According to Forrester, translytical databases provide very high performance levels for both transactions and analytics. Translytical databases are a new and emerging database category. An enterprise-class translytical database increases the speed of real-time data analysis at large enterprises and organizations.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

09/27/2017 U.S. Banking CEOs continue to increase investments In digital transformation: KPMG report. Check release.

09/27/2017 Digital Supply Chain is the next big breakthrough in trucking productivity, says Navistar's Persio Lisboa. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium: Analytics for Societal and Organizational Transformation, December 10, 2017, Seoul, South Korea. Check here.

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