Decision Support, Analytics, and Business Intelligence, Second Edition

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Competition is becoming more intense and decision makers are encountering increasing complexity, rapid change, and higher levels of risk. In many situations, the solution is more and better computerized decision support, especially analytics and business intelligence. Today managers need to learn about and understand computerized decision support. If a business is to succeed, managers must know much more about information technology solutions. This second edition of a powerful introductory book is targeted at ...
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Overview

Competition is becoming more intense and decision makers are encountering increasing complexity, rapid change, and higher levels of risk. In many situations, the solution is more and better computerized decision support, especially analytics and business intelligence. Today managers need to learn about and understand computerized decision support. If a business is to succeed, managers must know much more about information technology solutions. This second edition of a powerful introductory book is targeted at busy managers and MBA students who need to grasp the basics of computerized decision support, including the following: What are analytics? What is a decision support system? How can managers identify opportunities to create innovative computerized support? Inside, the author addresses these questions and some 60 more fundamental questions that are key to understanding the rapidly changing realm of computerized decision support. In a short period of time, you'll "get up to speed" on decision support, analytics, and business intelligence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606496183
  • Publisher: Business Expert Press
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 729,182
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel J. Power is professor of information systems and management at the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Dr. Power is the editor of DSSResources.com, PlanningSkills.com, and DSS News. Dr. Power is the decision support expert at the Business Intelligence Network. He has published more than 40 articles, book chapters, and proceedings papers, as well as three books. His articles have appeared in leading journals, including Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, and Journal of Decision Systems.
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