Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
November 12, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 23

In this issue

1) Does an “information culture” encourage adopting and using decision support technologies?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) Does an “information culture” encourage adopting and using decision support technologies?

by Daniel J. Power

Supposedly, the phenomenon of an “information culture” influences why some organizations adopt innovative information technologies faster and more effectively than others. For example, Curry and Moore (2003) define information culture as "a culture in which the value and utility of information in achieving operational and strategic success is recognized, where information forms the basis of organizational decision making and Information Technology is readily exploited as an enabler for effective Information Systems" (p. 94).

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

11/10/2017 IFIPDSS 2018, June 13-15, 2018, submission deadline December 15, 2017 Check release.

11/09/2017 Enterprise Performance Management vendor CAMMS to launch cammsstrategy in global webinar series. 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. November 30, 2017 Submission Full papers ICDSST-PROMETHEE DAYS 2018: 4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 22-25 May 2018. Check here.

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

4. December 15, 2017 submission deadline 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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