Decision Support News
D. J. Power, Editor
November 26, 2017             Vol. 18, No. 24

In this issue

1) How do data analytics support data-based decision-making?
2) Recent Decision Support News Headlines
3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences/Call for Papers

1) How do data analytics support data-based decision-making?

by Ciara Heavin and
Daniel J. Power

Analysis of data or data analytics is an integral component of a successful organizational digital transformation strategy. Data analytics refers to a set of innovative tools and techniques used to generate insights from large, diverse data sets. Use of data analytics can offer individuals, organizations, governments, and our global society “data-based” perspectives on existing challenges and possible solutions. Data analytics can provide facts to improve data-based decision-making. Data analytics help find meaning in an increasingly complex environment.

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2) Recent Decision Support Headlines

11/17/2017 Visual Analytics market worth 6.51 Billion USD by 2022. Check release.

11/16/2017 Elsevier wins Frost & Sullivan's Technology Innovation Award for its STATdx and ExpertPath diagnostic decision support systems. Check release.

3) Upcoming Decision Support Conferences

1. 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.

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

3. 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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