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