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ALSO CALLED: DSS (Decision Support Systems), Decision Support
DEFINITION: A decision support system (DSS) is a computer program application that analyzes business data and presents it so that users can make business decisions more easily. It is an "informational application" (to distinguish it from an "operational application" that collects the data in the course of normal business operation).Typical information that a decision support application might gather and present  … 
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WEBCAST: Through this pilot, you will directly and measurably experience how intelligent decision automation can improve your business before making a larger investment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Oct 27, 2011

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Trends in Business Analytics
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VIDEO: In his presentation "Trends in Business Analytics", Colin White (Founder, BI Research) will explore the impact that trends such as analytic RDBMSes, Hadoop and MapReduce, the NoSQL movement, smarter and real-time analytics, and self-service business intelligence will have on businesses.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 02 Sep 2011

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Author and deploy rules using WebSphere Decision Management
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WEBCAST: Learn how the WebSphere ILOG Business Rules Management System (BRMS) can automate decision making for data validation, eligibility and pricing. This demo uses an insurance industry scenario to show how the WebSphere ILOG BRMS can be used by organizations.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 7, 2011

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Preemptive Action: Mitigating Project Portfolio Risks in the Financial Services Industry
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Analytics: The Art and Science of Better Webcast
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WEBCAST: This webcast takes a look at how organizations can consider analytics from two perspectives – the science of analytics and the art of how people apply this science in new and creative ways to make the world better.
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2010

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Sybase IQ 15: Addressing the Need for Speed
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WEBCAST: Bill Jacobs, Director of Technical Marketing, Sybase IQ, discusses the speed and performance capabilities of Sybase IQ 15. These enhancements are designed to help make IQ 15 remain the smartest choice for analytic, reporting, business intelligence, data mining, and related applications.
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Got Bad Data? Part 2 - Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series
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WEBCAST: SAS presents part 2 of their webinar series “"Got Bad Data?”. In this latest installment, we'll be discussing the Business analytics framework, data quality as a process, data collection, following data flows and uses, data quality and metrics, and continuous learning and improvement.
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The Evolution of Data Integration and Quality Software
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WEBCAST: In this seminar hosted by Business Objects, an SAP company, Colin White of BI Research will examine the evolution of the data integration and quality industry, and explain the benefits of moving toward a single data services architecture.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Apr 3, 2008, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

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DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): … A decision support system (DSS) is a computer program application that analyzes business data and presents it so that users can make business decisions more easily. It is an "informational application" (to distinguish it from an "operational application" that collects the data in the course of normal business operation).Typical information that a decision support application might gather and present would be: Comparative sales figures between one week and the nextProjected revenue figures based on new product sales assumptions The consequences of different decision alternatives, given past experience in a context that is describedA decision support system may present information graphically and may include an expert system or artificial intelligence (AI). It may be aimed at business executives or some other group of knowledge workers.
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