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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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The state of smarter banking: Smarter Industries Symposium, Barcelona, November 2010
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how data standardization along with better analytics and business intelligence can be a defining factor for success in financial markets by enabling smarter banking. Learn how these tools help blunt the impact of radical changes while delivering a better customer experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

IBM

Business rules and decisioning for process experts
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover how decisioning can be used as a method for enhancing process orientation to deliver greater value to the business. Continue reading to learn the critical importance of identifying and controlling how the decisions within processes and applications are made.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Business Analytics and the Path to Better Decisions
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the use of of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving improved decision making across many functions in an organization.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Public Sector Business Analytics: The Path to Better Decision Making and Agility
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper evaluates the use of analytics and business intelligence for improving decision making in public sector organizations, as well as the benefits which prebuilt analytic applications can achieving across multiple organizational functions.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Business Analytics and the Path to Better Decisions in Healthcare
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores analytics and business intelligence as a way to improve decision making in health care. Inside, discover the benefits of using a prebuilt analytic application to enable you to achieve this objective across multiple functions of your health care organization.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Accelerating the Financial Close CFOs’ Insights into the Benefits of a High-Quality Close
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, learn how the financial close process can not only be used to inspire confidence by reporting externally, put critical financial information into the hands of managers faster, allowing them to react more effectively to changing markets.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Power of Real-time Continuous Intelligence™ with ESP
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the inherent challenges of dealing with "big data": overwhelming information that seems to come from everywhere and everything. Continue reading to discover strategies for overcoming these challenges by processing "big data" and providing impressive, real-time decision making.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Why Business Rules?: A Case for Business Users of Information Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how business people are allowed to directly define how their business rules are being executed with a BRMS; and, perhaps more important, how it facilitates change in an easy, safe and reliable manner.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

IBM

Working smarter through intelligent, responsive decision automation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we’ll explore two software technologies supporting better automated decisions—business rule management systems (BRMS) and business event processing(BEP)—and illustrate how these two solutions can work in tandem to help a variety of industries work smarter.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Securities and capital markets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM®ILOG®’s business rule management system (BRMS) is widely used by leading investment banks, asset management and mutual fund firms to meet their compliance requirements while adding intelligent decisioning capabilities to applications and processes throughout the trading cycle, and business channels and systems.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Fraud Prevention and Detection for Credit and Debit Card Transactions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Over the past 20 years, financial institutions, governments, insurers and retailers have seen an explosion in the amount and types of fraud perpetrated against them.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

IBM

Customer Case Study: Junta de Castilla y León Regional Government
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: The regional government of Castilla y León, one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions, administers a broad range of social programs through its Social Services agency. More than 50,000 people benefit from the agency’s social assistance programs for the disabled and elderly, and for child protection.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Author and deploy rules using WebSphere Decision Management
sponsored by IBM
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

IBM

The CIO As Portfolio Strategist
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ANALYST REPORT: As organizations undergo the transformation from IT to business technology (BT), they will have to make many important decisions in the process of moving from the current “as-is state” to the “to-be state.” Read this paper to learn how the CIO as a “portfolio strategist” can shape the decision-making relevant to implementing BT.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

CA Technologies.

A midmarket guide to leveraging data as an asset with business intelligence and analytics
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EBOOK: Business intelligence (BI) tools have long enabled large corporations to uncover insights into business patterns and trends. Despite these benefits, many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have yet to use BI, primarily due to concerns about the complexity and cost.  Learn how SMBs can also take advantage of BI and gain a competitive edge.
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

SenSage Security Intelligence
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you about a solution that can provide you with enterprise-wide protection and also provide you with decision support when it comes to security, risk management and compliance. So don't waste anytime and see why this real-time security solution could save your enterprise from a costly security breach.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Intelligent Health Care: Strategies for getting the most out of your business intelligence systems
sponsored by Perceptive Software
EBOOK: The Goal of clinical decision support (CDS) - a Business Intelligence tool specific to health care - is to give physicians and nurses the granular information they need to make treatment decisions at the time they need it. Read this paper and learn how to develop a data analytics system that works for your health care environment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

Perceptive Software

Achieving Agility: The Role of the Case Management Platform
sponsored by Singularity
WHITE PAPER: Most large corporations are at risk of capture by inertia - the force that holds back progress as organizations grow. But there’s an effective weapon against inertia for organizations determined to be on top of their game: agility. Agility is a key attribute of successful organizations and is a top priority on most management teams’ agendas.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

Singularity

10 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Optimization Solution
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the 10 questions you should ask to help you understand the requirements – and avoid the pitfalls – of decision optimization. Read more about the lessons learned from FICO’s extensive work with clients successfully using optimization today.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

FICO

Retail Space Planning and Optimization
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: Realize significant improvements in your space planning decisions and minimize the manual effort required to create planograms. FICO gives you the right set of technology to make much more precise macro and micro store layout decisions that meet your unique business objectives. Read more to find out how.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

FICO

Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites
sponsored by Progress Software, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant updates our evaluation of the top 25 vendors in this market, based on Gartner's top four usage scenarios for BPMSs. This report represents one of several tools that clients can use to evaluate vendors that offer multiregional, cross-industry BPMSs that interest Gartner clients and nonclients the most.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

Progress Software, Inc.

Alteryx helps leading restaurant chain, Chipotle, increase its ability to find, open and maintain its profitable stores
sponsored by Alteryx, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Chipotle needed a way to deploy more timely sales forecasting data and its complex site location selection model to its brokers. The solution integrates current data and allows user flexibility to update data and analyses using an optimized Alteryx application. Chipotle real estate managers can now spend more time on real estate transactions.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Alteryx, Inc.

Experian expands revenue opportunities by developing global market insight tools
sponsored by Alteryx, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Experian needed to enhance its consumer insight and market analysis tool, Micromarketer, to give customers a more powerful and flexible engine. Experian leveraged Alteryx data- and country-neutral core technology to redevelop its Micromarketer product. The result was a new release named Micromarketer Generation 3 (G3).
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Alteryx, Inc.

Preemptive Action: Mitigating Project Portfolio Risks in the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover key findings from The Economist Intelligence Unit's new research paper, “Mitigating the Impact of Project Failure in the Financial Services Industry.”
Posted: 21 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Feb 23, 2011, 11:00 EST (16:00 GMT)

Oracle Corporation

Sybase CEP Implementation Methodology for Continuous Intelligence
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the Sybase CEP Implementation Methodology, which offers analytic developers a set of best practices for implementing Continuous Intelligence using Complex Event Processing. Sybase CEP provides a structured yet flexible approach to rapidly build Continuous Intelligence projects and deliver more analytic modules over time.
Posted: 28 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Oct 2010

Sybase, an SAP company
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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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