Data-Based Decision Making and Digital Transformation


Digital disruption is accelerating. Implementing a successful digital transformation strategy requires that senior managers make trade-off decisions to reinvent a business. Equally important all decision makers must learn to ask the right questions, use data and computer support in decision making, and increase their knowledge and skills. Creating a data-centric culture and rewarding data-based decision making leads to successful digital transformation. Join the digital journey.
This book is targeted at managers, especially middle-level managers who are trying to come to grips with using data-based decision making in a transforming organization. The authors explore a number of broad questions including: How can managers become data-based decision makers? How can digital transformation become part of an organizational strategy?What new skills do managers need to implement digital transformation? How will we know an organization has been successfully transformed?


About the Author(s)

Daniel J. Power

Daniel J. Power was a professor of information systems and management at the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. He was also the editor of DSSReso…

Ciara Heavin

Ciara Heavin is professor in business information systems at Cork University Business School, University College Cork, Ireland. Her research focuses on opportunities for using information systems (IS)…

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June 10, 2018





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