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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, 1995-2018.

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