Title: The MS connection in IS

Authors: lbrahim Kavrakoglu

Addresses: Vice President, Turkish Glass Corporation, Barbaros Bulvari 125, Istanbul, Turkey

Abstract: The growth in information technology will amost certainly continue in the 1990s. Rapid advances on many fronts will assure a wider penetration of computers and information systems globally. One area which has seriously lagged behind these developments is management|s use of information technology for decision making. One of the key elements of decision support systems, the |model base|, has not kept pace with the other elements of the system. The main reasons for this deficiency is discussed and factors that contribute towards improved modelling are pointed out.

Keywords: decision support systems; DSS; management science; modelling; operations research; strategic decisions; information technology; information systems; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1992.025737

International Journal of Technology Management, 1992 Vol.7 No.6/7/8, pp.444 - 454

Published online: 24 May 2009 *

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