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In Search of Clarity: Unraveling the Complexities of Executive Decision Making
Decision making is at the core of all business activity, as executives set strategy and manage operations by weighing a vast array of factors to arrive at the

personal decision making  Many rely primarily on personal intuition. But good data is the most critical input of all. As Lord Bilimoria observes: “You cannot make proper decisions without proper information.” Whether the decisions are strategic or operational in nature, survey respondents state emphatically that data is the single most important input: 78% rank it critical or nearly so for strategic matters and 79% for operational ones. And when it comes to what attributes executives seek most from their information, the

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personal decision making  system to select the personal device assistant (PDA). Overview of Decision Support System    Traditionally, DSSs (Decision Support Systems) have largely been used for internal corporate support. However, there is a growing trend to combine DSS and knowledge bases for product and project evaluation that can benefit all sides, leading to a methodology called Knowledge Based Selection. Getting the methods and the technology right is important. This is the main focus of TECs value proposition through its Read More

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Japanese Decision-making Processes Can Influence Enterprise Content Management Functionality


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Sole-sourcing BI from Your ERP Vendor: IT Convenience or Strategic Business Decision?


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