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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, 1995-2014.

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