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For topical interest the textbook contains course-related quotes from recent news items. Other relevant news items that have appeared include those logged here. If you have any to add to this list, please send them to Clyde W. Holsapple or include them in your contributions to the DSS Discussion Forum.

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Decision making and knowledge management

"Knowledge, Information, Learning and the IS Manager," by C. Gopal and J. Gagnon, Computerworld, June 19, 1995.

"Why the Numbers Miss the Point," by Christopher Farrell, Business Week, July 31, 1995, pg. 78.

"Restructuring Alters Middle-Manager Role but Leaves It Robust," by Alex Markels, The Wall Street Journal, September 15, 1995, pg. A1, A6.

"It's Time You Became a Manager of Change, The Consultants Say," by Alex Markels, The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 1995, pg. B1.

"Making a Firm's Structure Work for the Company," by Gerard A. Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, November 3, 1995, pg. A4.

"Business Objects Puts Power in Each Office Computer," by Nick Turner, Investor's Business Daily, Nov. 8, 1995, pg. A4.

"Know-How, Inc.," by Joseph Maglitta, Computerworld, January 15, 1996, pg. 73.

"Who's to Blame for all Layoffs," by Michael Hammer, The Wall Street Journal, January 22, 1996, pg. A14.

"Where IS Cannot Tread," by R. Guth, Computerworld, January 22, 1996.

"Go Digital, Young Man," Business Week, January 29, 1996, pg. 4.

"Halting Worker-Manager Teams," by John Merline, Investor's Business Daily, February 2, 1996, pg. A1.

"The Coins in the Knowledge Bank," by Thomas A. Stewart, Fortune, February 19, 1996, pg. 101.

"DATA BUS: Emerging Technologies," from Computer Sciences Corporation, Investor's Business Daily, April 9, 1996, pg. A8.

"Teams Can Contribute to Growth," CEO Briefing, Investor's Business Daily, April 18, 1996, pg. A4.

"The Knowledge Substitute," by Paul Sperry, Investor's Business Daily, May 28, 1996, pg. A4.

"Knowledge is Power," Value Line Advertisement, Investor's Business Daily, June 24, 1996, pg. A3.

"Computers and Pay: Skills Boost Earning Power," Tech Notes, Investor's Business Daily, April 29, 1996, pg. A6.

"Striking a Balance Between Expertise, Wearing Many Hats," by Hal Lancaster, The Wall Street Journal, April 30, 1996, pg. B1.

"Warning: RAM Overflow," by Paul Sperry, Investor's Business Daily, May 21, 1996, pg. A4.

"Decisions, Decisions," by Gerard Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, June 20, 1996, pg. A4.

 

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Foundations, development, and uses of DSSs

"Whole Lotta Guesswork Goin' on," by F. Booker, Computerworld, January 3, 1994.

"Fannie Mae Attacks Costs of Lending with Software," by Matt Krantz, Investor's Business Daily, November 21, 1995, pg. A8.

"Computer Translators Better Getting," Business Week, December 11, 1995, pg. 115.

"Voice Response Gets a Hearing After Slow Start," by Janice Fioravante, Investor's Business Daily, January 23, 1996, pg. A8.

"How Bank Aims To Use Network To Grow Sales," by Matt Krantz, Investor's Business Daily, February 8, 1996, pg. A8.

"In Time for Elections, Software to Help You Make up Your Mind," by Walter S. Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal, February 8, 1996, pg. B1.

"Chevron Puts Oil Traders in the Know with System," by Matt Krantz, Investor's Business Daily, February 14, 1996, pg. A8.

"Decisions, Decisions," by Daniel Seligman, Fortune, March 18, 1996, pg. 137.

"How Software Helps Airlines Schedule Crews," by Ira Breskin, Investor's Business Daily, April 1, 1996, pg. A6.

"How A System Could Speed Up Doughnut Sales," by Matt Krantz, Investor's Business Daily, June 4, 1996, pg. A8.

"Making Computers Disappear," by John W. Verity, Business Week, June 24, 1996, pg. 118.

 

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Knowledge management techniques for decision support

"Slice, Dice & Deliver," by Charles Babcock, Computerworld, November 13, 1995, pp. 129-131.

"What Business Users Want: To Move Faster," Tech Notes, Investor's Business Daily, December 5, 1995, pg. A8.

"Basketball's New High-tech Guru," by Scott McMurray, U.S. News & World Report, December 11, 1995, pg. 79-80.

"How New Software Can Help Smart Marketers Mine Data," Ira Breskin, Investor's Business Daily, December 19, 1995, pg. A8.

"Linking Staffers in Many Places Is Big Business," by Brian Deagon, Investor's Business Daily, February 1, 1996, pg. A10.

"Don't Let Data Warehousing Gotchas Getcha," by Larry Greenfield, Datamation, March 1, 1996, pg. 76.

"Merchandising Management and Inventory Replenishment Decision Support," NCR Press Release, March 5, 1996.

"The Painless Database," by Stephen H. Wildstrom, Business Week, March 18, 1996, pg. 16.

"Database Marketing Keeps A Grocer's Customers Loyal," by Jan Stafford, Investor's Business Daily, March 20, 1996, pg. A6.

"Data Warehousing Delivers 400% Return On Investment," Tech Notes, Investor's Business Daily, April 18, 1996, pg. A8.

"How To Integrate Your Data Warehouse," by Charles B. Darling, Datamation, May 15, 1996, pp. 40-51.

"Use Your Data Warehouse to Compete," by Elaine L. Appleton, Datamation, May 15, 1996, pg. 34-38.

"DATA BUS: Data Warehousing," from First Albany Corp./Meta Group, Investor's Business Daily, May 21, 1996, pg. A8.

"Beyond Pie Charts and Spreadsheets," by James Martin, Computerworld, May 27, 1996, pg. 37.

"Building a Better Data Warehouse," by Sharon Gaudin," Digital News & Review, June 1996, pg. 22.

"Don't Build a Data-centric Warehouse," by Mary Edie Meredith, Digital News & Review, June 1996, pg. 6.

"Easy Money, Tough Decisions?" by Brian McWilliams, Computerworld, June 24, 1996, pp. DW/2-DW/3.

"Big Things Come in Smaller Packages," BY Alice LaPlante, Computerworld, June 24, 1996, pp. DW/6-DW/7.

"Don't Skimp on Training," by Julia King, Computerworld, June 24, 1996, pg. DW/7.

"Database Maker Sorting Out Info On Warehousing," by Kathleen Doler, Investor's Business Daily, June 26, 1996, pg. A6.

"A Trillion-Byte Weapon," by John W. Verity and Russell Mitchell, Business Week, July 31, 1995, pp. 80-81.

 

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Artificially intelligent DSSs

"Sifting Through Data with A Neural Net," Business Week, October 30, 1995, pg. 70.

"Why Robots Are in Demand Among Manufacturers Again," by Ira Breskin, Investor's Business Daily, November 7, 1995, pg. A8.

"Using Computers to Help Farmers," by Jim Impoco, U.S. News & World Report, November 27, 1995, pg. 79.

"Use of 'Fuzzy Logic' Gains in U.S. Consumer Products," by Ira Breskin, Investor's Business Daily, November 28, 1995, pg. A8.

"Meet the Doctor: A Computer That Knows a Few Things," by Laura Johannes, The Wall Street Journal, December 18, 1995, pg. B1.

"In Sunlight and Cells, Science Seeks Answers to High-Tech Puzzles," by Gautam Naik, The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 1996, pg. A1.

"Artificial Imagination," by Paul C. Judge, Business Week, March 18, 1996, pg. 60.

"A High-Tech System for Sending the Mail Unfolds at Fidelity," by James S. Hirsch, The Wall Street Journal, March 20, 1996, pp. A1, A11.

"PC Docs," by Lauren Gibbons Paul, PC Week, June 10, 1996, pg. 39.

"The Value of Brainpower," by G. Achstatter, Investors Business Daily, August 1, 1996, pg. A4.

 

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Multiparticipant DSSs, executive support systems and knowledge-based organizations

"How to Avoid Reengineering's Biggest Pitfalls," by Lisa L. Spiegelman, Investor's Business Daily, August 31, 1995, pg. A6.

"Does IBM Unit Still Hold All the Groupware Keys," by Kathleen Doler, Investor's Business Daily, October 16, 1995, pg. A10.

"Management Accounting and Knowledge Management," by W.P. Birketh, Management Accounting, November 1995, pp.44-48.

"Minimize the Pain of Re-engineering," by Keith Ferrazzi, The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 1996, pg. A14.

"Is Economy 'Hollowed Out?'" by Paul Speery, Investor's Business Daily, November 14, 1995, pg. A4.

"Getting Real about Brainpower," by T. Stewart, Fortune, November 27, 1995, pp.201-203.

"How Sun Sees Java Upsetting PC Status Quo," by Norm Alster, Investor's Business Daily, December 20, 1995, pg. A6.

"An Internet in the Office: LANs Won't be the Same," by Kathleen Doler, Investor's Business Daily, December 21, 1995, pg. A8.

"DATA BUS, Networking Goals and Hurdles," from IBM, Investor's Business Daily, December 26, 1995, pg. A8.

"Overselling the Internet?" Perspective, Investor's Business Daily, January 3, 1996, pg. B1.

"Want to Build a Web Page? New Tools Are Everywhere," by Steve Higgins, Investor's Business Daily, January 10, 1996, pg. A6.

"Fast-Changing Web Shows No Signs of Slowdown Yet," by Steve Higgins, Investor's Business Daily, January 18, 1996, pg. A8.

"Publish Your Own Web Pages, But Have Mercy on Us Browsers," by Walter S. Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal, January 18, 1996, pg. B1.

"Let Game Theory Begin: Anticipating Your Rival," by Gerald A. Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, January 25, 1996, pg. A4.

"For Some, the Web Is Just a Slow Crawl To a Splattered Cat," by Joan A. Rigdon, The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 1996, pg. A1.

"E-Mailing U.S. Troops, Learning 'Louie Louie' and Other Web Gems," by Walter S. Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 1996, pg. B1.

"Lotus is Learning to Live with the Net," by Paul C. Judge, Business Week, January 29, 1996, pp. 70-71.

"Brain Trust," by Beth Stackpole, PC Week, January 29, 1996, pg. 19.

"Managing: Ideas & Solutions," by Thomas A. Stewart, Fortune, February 19, 1996, pg. 101.

"Internet's No. 1 Use: Information Bureau," by Joan E. Rigdon, The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 1996, pg. B1.

"Reengineering, the Sequel: A New Tool for Growth," by Gerard Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, March 19, 1996, pg. A4.

"Digging Data Out of Cyberspace," by Michael A. Martin, Fortune, April 1, 1996, pg. 147.

"Electronic Commerce," by Gerard Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, April 11, 1996, pg. A4.

"Internet Literacy Key in Career Advancement," CEO Briefing, Investor's Business Daily, April 18, 1996, pg. A4.

"It's the End of the Net as We Know It," by William Gurley, Fortune, April 29, 1996, pg. 181.

"No Time to Surf the Web? Consider Off-Line Browsing," by Steve Higgins, Investor's Business Daily, April 30, 1996, pg. A8.

"Prescription for Success: Change Fast - and Often," by Gerard A. Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, May 2, 1996, pg. A4.

"Software Makes SEC Documents More Friendly," by Kathleen Doler, Investor's Business Weekly, May 7, 1996, pg. A8.

"The Man Who Sees the Future," by Eric Ransdell, U.S. News & Report, May 20, 1996, pp. 47-48.

"How to Negotiate with Really Tough Guys," Fortune, May 27, 1996, pg. 173.

"The Knowledge Substitute," by Paul Speery, Investor's Business Daily, May 28, 1996, pg. A4.

"Add Internet to List of Useful Farm Tools," by Thomas E. Weber, The Wall Street Journal, May 28, 1996, pg. A21.

"Reducing Costs Isn't Everything in Outsourcing," by Matt Krantz, Investor's Business Daily, June 6, 1996, pg. A10.

"Smarter Ways to Search the Web," by Mary Kathleen Flynn, U.S. News & World Report, June 10, 1996, pg. 104.

"The Office Know-it-all Is Enthroned," Business Week, June 10, 1996, pg. 6.

"Guiding the Way on Net: The Web Directory Boom," by Steve Higgins, Investor's Business Daily, June 18, 1996, pg. A8.

"Speeding Product Data on a Non-Paper Path," by Reinhardt Krause, Investor's Business Daily, June 19, 1996, pg. A4.

"Software's Holy Grail," by Amy Cortese, Business Week, June 24, 1996, pp. 83-92.

"Computer Literacy a Must in Landing a Good Job," CEO Briefing, Investor's Business Daily, June 25, 1996, pg. A4.

"Brush Up on Negotiating Skills," CEO Briefing, Investor's Business Daily, June 27, 1996, pg. A4.

"Harvest Your Workers' Knowledge," by B. Manville and N. Footie, Datamation, July 1996, pp. 78-81.

"More Corporate Fiefdoms Become Chiefdoms," by Joann S. Lublin, The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 1996, pg. B1.

"The Internet Saga Continues…IBM and Lotus: Not So Dumb After All," by David Kirkpatrick, Fortune, July 8, 1996, pp. 62-69.

"The Value of Brainpower," by G.Achstatter, Investor's Business Daily, August 1, 1996.

 

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