Information Systems
College of Business Administration
University of Missouri - St. Louis

Decision Support Systems
Current Events, Discussions, and Announcements


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. Presentations
. Customs
. Immigration to the U.S.

.Visualization Recommendations
. A Comprehensive Guide to the Grammar of Graphics for Effective Visualization of Multi-dimensional Data
. The Art of Effective Visualization of Multi-dimensional Data

. Big Data
. Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata
. Enron Offers an Unlikely Boost to E-Mail Surveillance
. Universities Rush to Roll out Computer Science Ethics Courses

. Governenance
. What is Data Governance
. The Data Governance Institute
. Governance Cartoons
. Assigning Data Ownership
. Why Do We Need Data Governance?
. DataVersity
. Trends in Data Governance

. Decision Making
. Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions
. Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier
. Are we in control of our own decisions?
. The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives
. Perception issues: what color is this dress?
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. Attention to details
    . Basketball

. Perception issues: what color is this dress?

. DSS and Humans: Issues for Decision Making
Confidence Games: Why People Donít Trust Machines to Be Right
Charles Barkley Comments on Role of Advanced Statistics, Analytics in NBA

. The Joy of Statistics
  • The best stats you've ever seen
  • Global population growth, box by box
  • How not to be ignorant about the world

  • . Approved paper topics.

  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence Use in a particular industry
  • Analytics Maturity
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Mining
  • ETL
  • Data Governance
  • OLAP
  • Comparison of BI Tools
  • Intelligence in BI Tools
  • Data Visualization
  • Metaphors in BI
  • DashBoards
  • Human-Computer Interaction Systems
  • Transnational Application Issues
  • Evaluation of BI Tools
  • Each student must select a topic from the above list and have it approved. Other topics must be approved by speaking to Dr. Sauter.

    . Analytics Blogs
    Mike Trick's OR Blog
    Punk Rock Operations Research
    Business Intelligence -- Oracle
    Cyril on Business Intelligence

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