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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, 1995-2015.

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