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Dan Power

Greetings to all of my friends who work in the area of computerized decision support. This blog is a way for me to share stories from my encounters related to decision support, to comment on industry events, and to comment on other blogger's comments, especially those of my friends on the Business Intelligence Network. I'll try to state my opinions clearly and provide an old professor's perspective on how computers and information technology are changing the world. Decision making has always been my focus, and it will be in this blog as well. Your comments, feedback and questions are welcomed.

About the author >

Daniel J. "Dan" Power is a Professor of Information Systems and Management at the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa and the editor of DSSResources.com, the Web-based knowledge repository about computerized systems that support decision making; the editor of PlanningSkills.com; and the editor of DSS News, a bi-weekly e-newsletter. Dr. Power's research interests include the design and development of decision support systems and how these systems impact individual and organizational decision behavior.

Editor's Note: More articles and resources are available in Dan's BeyeNETWORK Expert Channel. Be sure to visit today!

I am a regular user of the Chrome browser from Google and I have been reading about the Chrome OS. I have also been trying Windows 7.

I like the speed and clean look of the Chrome browser.  I also like seeing my most frequently used pages when I add a browser tab.

What does the browser and operating system innovation mean for decision support?

1) expanded capabilities in the user interface.  I have always liked touch screen applications.

2) more focus on computing in "the cloud" and web-based applications.

3) more emphasis on mobility and computing "anytime and anywhere"

Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Posted November 24, 2009 5:06 PM
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