Daniel J. Power

Professor of Management Information Systems




Education

Ph.D. (Business Administration), University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A. (Business Administration), University of Iowa; B.S. (General Science) University of Iowa.


Teaching Interests

Business Policy and Strategy, Decision Support, Analytics and Business Intelligence, Operations Management, Database Management and Theory, Business Programming, Information Systems Development Projects.


Research Interests

Design and development of computerized decision making and planning aids, especially Decision Support Systems (DSS).


Professional Accomplishments

Pioneer developer of computerized decision aids, co-authored the textbook Strategic Management Skills, and three practitioner books, including Decision Support Systems: Concepts and Resources for Managers. In addition, he has published more than 80 referred articles, chapters and papers in Decision Support Systems, Strategic Management Journal, MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, Journal of Decision Systems, and Decision Sciences Institute Proceedings. He is an active member of the Association for Information Systems, Midwest AIS and IFIP WG 8.3. Consulting and training projects for a number of companies and government agencies. He is the Editor and Webmaster of DSSResources.COM and editor of DSS News, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter with 2000 subscribers in more than 80 countries. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Midwest Association for Information Systems(JMWAIS.org). His home page is http://dssresources.com/vita/djphomepage.html.


Latest News & Views


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The anxiety young people have about maturing in their twenties has lead to the word "adulting" becoming quite popular. It's a useful, albeit somewhat glib, catch-all term for taking care of yourself. Doing your laundry? Adulting. Scrambling an egg? Adulting. In truth, the real sign of adulthood is living a life that's within your control, and for that, there are several iOS apps to help. With these five apps, anyone can "adult" -- or at least fake it when they need to. 

 

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Do you use Gmail for your business or personal email correspondence? Do you want to improve your email experience, rather than rely on Google's standard email interface? Thanks to developers within the email productivity space, there are a growing number of productivity apps available for Gmail users. Following are five powerful Gmail productivity tools to consider adding to your email routine:

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The University of Northern Iowa today begins its release of COVID-19 test results. This routinely updated aggregate data, shared in a way that protects individuals’ privacy, is available here. The dashboard will be updated each Friday and Monday. “Timely, accurate information is a powerful tool for fighting COVID-19, and we believe everyone in the community deserves to have access to it as we work together to stop this virus,” said President Mark A. Nook.

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University of Northern Iowa MBA program is seeking clients for student capstone experience. This course is the comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum in a strategic context.

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International students and campus administrators at the University of Northern Iowa breathed a sigh of relief after the federal government rescinded a policy decision Tuesday that could have forced thousands of international students across the country to return home amidst a global pandemic.

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