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Prof. Daniel J. Power assembled this glossary of key Decision Support Systems terms. This glossary is copyright (c) D. J. Power, 1995-2020.

  1. 3-2-1 backup rule - view
  2. Actuator - view
  3. Ad Hoc Query - view
  4. Ad-Hoc Query Tool - view
  5. Agents - view
  6. Aggregate Data - view
  7. Agility - view
  8. Alerts - view
  9. Algorithm - view
  10. Ambient Intelligence (AmI) - view
  11. Analytical Hierarchy Process - view
  12. Analytics - view
  13. Artificial Intelligence - view
  14. Automation - view
  15. Automaton - view
  16. Avatar - view
  17. Backward chaining - view
  18. Balanced Scorecard - view
  19. Behavioral Analytics - view
  20. Big Data - view
  21. Big Data Analytics - view
  22. Block diagram - view
  23. Build versus Buy Decision - view
  24. Bulletin Board System (BBS) - view
  25. Business Activity Monitoring - view
  26. Business Agility - view
  27. Business Analytics - view
  28. Business Case - view
  29. Business Data - view
  30. Business Intelligence - view
  31. Business Logic - view
  32. Business Model - view
  33. Business Process Automation - view
  34. Business Process Management - view
  35. Business Rules - view
  36. Business Transaction - view
  37. Calculated Member - view
  38. Case-based reasoning (CBR) - view
  39. Cell - view
  40. Cellular automata - view
  41. Chaordic - view
  42. Chaordic Organization - view
  43. Children - view
  44. Client/server architecture - view
  45. Closed-loop control - view
  46. Cloud analytics - view
  47. Cognitive Computing - view
  48. Cognitive Overload - view
  49. Collaborative decision support - view
  50. Communications-driven DSS - view
  51. Community of Practice (CoP) - view
  52. Computer Supported Cooperative Work - view
  53. Computer-Mediated Communication - view
  54. Computerized Planning Support Systems - view
  55. Conferencing - view
  56. Conformed Dimension - view
  57. Consolidate - view
  58. Control Aids - view
  59. Controllable Variables - view
  60. Corporate Performance Management - view
  61. Corporate Planning System - view
  62. Cost/Benefit Analysis - view
  63. Critical Success Factors - view
  64. Cross-Dimensional Formula - view
  65. Cyborg - view
  66. Cycle Time - view
  67. Daemon - view
  68. Dark Data - view
  69. Dashboard - view
  70. Data - view
  71. Data Analytics - view
  72. Data Conferencing - view
  73. Data Dictionary - view
  74. Data Element - view
  75. Data Mart - view
  76. Data Mining - view
  77. Data Quality - view
  78. Data Scientist - view
  79. Data Visualization - view
  80. Data Warehouse - view
  81. Data-based decision making - view
  82. Data-centric organization - view
  83. Data-driven decision making - view
  84. Data-Driven DSS - view
  85. Data-informed decision making - view
  86. Data-supported decisions - view
  87. Database - view
  88. Decision - view
  89. Decision Analysis Tools - view
  90. Decision Automation - view
  91. Decision Diary - view
  92. Decision Making Support - view
  93. Decision Room - view
  94. Decision Scientist - view
  95. Decision Support - view
  96. Decision Support System (DSS) - view
  97. Decision System - view
  98. Decision Variables - view
  99. Declarative Knowledge - view
  100. Deep Knowledge - view
  101. Demon or Daemon - view
  102. Denormalization - view
  103. Dense - view
  104. Derived Data - view
  105. Derived Members - view
  106. Descriptive Analytics - view
  107. Descriptive Model - view
  108. Detail Member - view
  109. Deterministic Model - view
  110. Development Environment - view
  111. Diagnostic Analytics - view
  112. Dialog Generation and Management System (DGMS) - view
  113. Dialog System - view
  114. Digital transformation - view
  115. Digital Twin - view
  116. Digitalization - view
  117. Digitization - view
  118. Dimension - view
  119. Dimension Member - view
  120. Distributed Denial of Service Attack - view
  121. Distributed Ledger - view
  122. Document Management System - view
  123. Document-Driven DSS - view
  124. Domain Expert - view
  125. Drill Down/Up - view
  126. DSS Development Tools - view
  127. DSS Generator - view
  128. e-Meeting - view
  129. Effector - view
  130. Enterprise Decision Management - view
  131. Enterprise-wide DSS - view
  132. Evolutionary Design Process - view
  133. Exception Reporting - view
  134. Executive Information Systems (EIS) - view
  135. Executive Support Systems (ESS) - view
  136. Expert - view
  137. Expert System - view
  138. Expertise - view
  139. Explicit Knowledge - view
  140. Facilitator - view
  141. Fact - view
  142. Feasibility Study - view
  143. Feedback Control - view
  144. Feedforward Control - view
  145. Firewall - view
  146. Formula - view
  147. Forward chaining - view
  148. Function-Specific DSS - view
  149. Fuzzy Logic - view
  150. Generators - view
  151. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - view
  152. Goal-Seeking - view
  153. Granularity - view
  154. Graphical User Interface (GUI) - view
  155. Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) - view
  156. Groupware - view
  157. Heuristics - view
  158. Hierarchical Generation - view
  159. Hierarchical Level - view
  160. Hierarchical Relationships - view
  161. Human-Computer Interface [HCI] - view
  162. Hypermedia - view
  163. Hypertext - view
  164. Icon - view
  165. Independent Variables - view
  166. Industrial Automation - view
  167. Industry-Specific DSS - view
  168. Inference - view
  169. Inference Engine - view
  170. Inference rule - view
  171. Information - view
  172. Information Economics - view
  173. Information Overload - view
  174. Information System Architecture - view
  175. Input Members - view
  176. Integrated Development Environment - view
  177. Intelligent Automation - view
  178. Inter-Organizational DSS - view
  179. Interdependent Decisions - view
  180. Internet - view
  181. Internet of Things (IoT) - view
  182. Intranet - view
  183. Java - view
  184. JavaScript - view
  185. Knowledge - view
  186. Knowledge Acquisition - view
  187. Knowledge Base - view
  188. Knowledge Discovery - view
  189. Knowledge Engineer - view
  190. Knowledge Engineering - view
  191. Knowledge Management (KM) - view
  192. Knowledge Management System (KMS) - view
  193. Knowledge-Driven DSS - view
  194. Linear Programming - view
  195. Local Area Network (LAN) - view
  196. Machine Data - view
  197. Machine Learning - view
  198. Management Information System (MIS) - view
  199. Management Reports - view
  200. Marketing Automation - view
  201. Master-Detail Report Interface - view
  202. Member Combination - view
  203. Memory Aids - view
  204. Meta-Knowledge - view
  205. Metadata - view
  206. Methodology - view
  207. Middleware - view
  208. Mobile Cloud Services - view
  209. Model Base - view
  210. Model-Driven DSS - view
  211. Modeling Tools - view
  212. Multi-Dimensional Analysis - view
  213. Multi-Dimensional Array - view
  214. Multi-Dimensional Database - view
  215. Multi-Dimensional Query Language - view
  216. Multi-Participant DSS - view
  217. Multipoint Conference - view
  218. Multipoint Control Unit - view
  219. Navigation - view
  220. Nesting - view
  221. Neural Network - view
  222. Normalization - view
  223. Object - view
  224. OLAP Client - view
  225. On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) - view
  226. Online transaction processing (OLTP) database system - view
  227. Operational Business Intelligence System - view
  228. Operational or Transaction Database - view
  229. Operations - view
  230. Optimize - view
  231. Organizational DSS (ODSS) - view
  232. Page Dimension - view
  233. Page Display - view
  234. Parent - view
  235. Pivot - view
  236. Planning - view
  237. Post-Relational Database - view
  238. Predictive Analytics - view
  239. Predictive Control - view
  240. Prescriptive Analytics - view
  241. Procedural Knowledge - view
  242. Prototyping - view
  243. Quantitative Analysis - view
  244. Query - view
  245. Rapid Application Development (RAD) - view
  246. Rational Decision Behavior - view
  247. Rationality - view
  248. Reach Through - view
  249. Real-Time Decision Support - view
  250. Record - view
  251. Redundant Array of Independent Devices (RAID) - view
  252. Report - view
  253. Report and Query Tools - view
  254. Report Generation Software - view
  255. Representation - view
  256. Requirements gathering - view
  257. REST API - view
  258. Result Variables - view
  259. Robot - view
  260. ROMC Design Approach - view
  261. Rotate - view
  262. Rule - view
  263. Scalability - view
  264. Scenario Analysis - view
  265. Scoping - view
  266. Screen Design - view
  267. Selection - view
  268. Semantic Network - view
  269. Semi-structured Decision Situation - view
  270. Sensitivity Analysis - view
  271. Sensor - view
  272. Shallow Knowledge - view
  273. Shell - view
  274. Simulation - view
  275. Slice - view
  276. Slice and Dice - view
  277. Sparse - view
  278. Spatial DSS - view
  279. Specific Decision Support System - view
  280. Spreadsheet - view
  281. Spreadsheet-based DSS - view
  282. Star Schema - view
  283. Storage - view
  284. Strategic Decision - view
  285. Strategic Planning - view
  286. Strategy - view
  287. Structured Decision Situation - view
  288. Suggestion DSS - view
  289. Symbolic Processing - view
  290. Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) - view
  291. Table - view
  292. Taxonomy - view
  293. Technology Leapfrogging - view
  294. Ticker - view
  295. Tipping Point - view
  296. Type 1 Decisions - view
  297. Type 2 Decisions - view
  298. Unstructured Decision Situation - view
  299. Use Case - view
  300. User Interface - view
  301. User-Friendly - view
  302. Virtual World - view
  303. Visual Analytics - view
  304. Visualization - view
  305. Web Services - view
  306. Web-Based DSS - view
  307. Web-Enabled DSS - view
  308. What-If Analysis - view
  309. Workflow Automation - view

How to cite this glossary

The overall glossary should be cited as:

Power, D. J. Decision Support Systems Glossary, DSSResources.COM, World Wide Web, http://DSSResources.COM/glossary/, 2014.