Introduction

Decision makers need better, faster, more accurate data/information to make decisions. The volume, availability, and speed of real-time data continue to be an ongoing challenge for organizations coming to grips with their data needs. Further, businesses are increasingly focused on the opportunities arising from valuable data insights. In this environment, managers and other business professionals need to adopt information technology solutions that provide a decision-making edge.

Today decision makers require extensive knowledge about information technology solutions, especially computerized decision support and data analytics. Rapid technology change and innovation make this task challenging, but managers have an obligation to shareholders ...

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