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