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    D. J. Power, Editor
    February 10, 2008 Vol. 9, No. 3

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    Decision Support Q & A

    What is the output of a decision support system?
    by Dan Power
    Editor, DSSResources.com

    Traditionally, one would answer the output of a DSS is "relevant information". Correct, but DSS designers and builders need to understand exactly what information a manager needs and wants in a specific decision situation. So more exactly, the output of a computerized decision support system may be quantitative results from models, analyses and displays of historical data, displays of facts in various formats, recommendations, and retrieved relevant documents. DSS outputs are the direct result of the interaction of user inputs, stored or accessed data and documents and analytical and retrieval processes in the computerized system. One hopes DSS outputs decrease uncertainty in a decision situation and positively impact decisions!

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