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Title: An overview of emerging technologies in contemporary decision support system development

The rapid development of Web technology has opened a new approach to Decision Support System (DSS) development. For instance, Social Media is one of the Web 2.0 digital platforms that allow the creation and exchanges of user-generate content through an interactive interface, high user control and mass participation. The concept and characteristics of Web 2.0 such as remote, platform-independent, context-rich and easy to use, which is fulfill the concept and purpose of DSS. This paper outlines some of the elementary concepts of Web 2.0 and social media technology which can be potentially integrated within DSS to enhance the decision-making process. Our initial investigation indicates that there is limited study attempt to embed Web 2.0 into DSS. Thus, this paper highlights the importance of Web 2.0 technology in order to foster the betterment of DSS development and its usability.
Authors:
;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. School of Quantitative Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah (Malaysia)
  2. School of Technology Management and Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah (Malaysia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22390752
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1635; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: ICOQSIA 2014: 3. International Conference on Quantitative Sciences and Its Applications, Langkawi, Kedah (Malaysia), 12-14 Aug 2014; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; CONTROL; DECISION MAKING; INTERFACES; INTERNET; POTENTIALS