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    April 6, 2008 – Vol. 9, No. 7

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    Decision Support Q & A


    Can DSS impact decision outcomes?
    by Dan Power
    Editor, DSSResources.com

    Building a computerized decision support system does not necessarily improve decision outcomes. Sadly, a poorly constructed DSS can actually reduce decision quality. In some cases a DSS has little impact on decision outcomes, but it may have other desirable benefits like faster decision making or reduced training costs for new decision makers. Some DSS actually increase the likelihood targeted users will make "good" decisions. At issue is defining decision success and understanding how DSS can improve decision processes or the information content in a situation and hence help users make more "good" decisions and have better outcomes.

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