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Decision Automation: Challenges and Opportunities

Posted March 11, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Daniel Power and Ciara Heavin discuss the need for — and the benefits of — automating decisions and decision processes and explore major areas of decision automation. They examine emerging, innovative sens­ing technologies — such as ambient intelligence and the IoT — that support decision automation and identify five major challenges and opportunities associated with deploying decision automation and sensors.

About The Author
Daniel Power
Daniel J. Power is a Professor of Information Systems and Strategy at the College of Business Administration, University of Northern Iowa. He is also the Editor of DSSResources.COM. Dr. Power has published more than 50 refereed journal articles and book chapters. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals, including Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, and Journal of Decision Systems. Dr. Power has authored or coauthored six… Read More
Ciara Heavin
Ciara Heavin is a lecturer/researcher in the Department of Business Information Systems at Cork University Business School, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. Her research focuses on opportunities for using information systems in the global healthcare ecosystem and in digital transformation. As Co-Director of the Health Information Systems Research Centre, Dr. Heavin has directed funded research in the investigation, development, and… Read More
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