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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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CW+: The Open Group: Cloud buyers’ decision tree
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper describes a Decision Tree that could be used to help you discover where Cloud opportunities and solutions might fit in your organization. It is put forward for discussion, with the intention that this discussion, and validation in the field, will result in a practical tool for use by enterprises.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

ERP and BI in the SMB
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how Business Intelligence (BI) solutions are enhancing the capabilities of ERP, so businesses can make better decisions faster while decreasing the complexity of their environment.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Answers on Demand: Bringing the Power of Advanced Analytics to Midsize Businesses [FROST & SULLIVAN]
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an advanced analytics tool designed with the midsize business in mind – allowing you to affordably get the answers you need with the data you have. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Unlocking business intelligence with collaboration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Accurate decision making is key to your company's survival. Read this paper to learn how collaborative business intelligence (BI) can help streamline the decision making process. Learn to optimize efficiency and business transparency by creating a collaborative BI framework that connects BI information and decisions to business outcomes.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Overview: Business Rules and the Red Hat Open Source Way
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an overview of JBoss Enterprise BRMS – an open source system that automates decisions by using simple rules development, access, and change management. Learn about the features and benefits of this system, as well as why BRMSs are important for the success of your business.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

Red Hat

Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Decision-making is buoyed by strong business intelligence (BI). For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), formulating an approach to BI can be a challenge. Incremental steps are pivotal for SMBs, according to this paper featuring insight from Gartner. Read this and learn why starting with the basic before evolving deeper is the proven path.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

IBM

Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power of Integrating Business Rules and Events
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Business rules management systems (BRMSs) help organizations gain real-time insight into application performance and incorporate automation strategies into their processes. Read this white paper to learn more about the budget-friendly open source options when it comes to integrating business events with automated decision-making.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

Red Hat

Agile Business Intelligence: Real-Time Intelligence for Smarter, Faster Decisions
sponsored by JackBe
WHITE PAPER: Read this comprehensive white paper now to learn more about real-time business intelligence (BI) and the benefits of implementing agile BI into your current BI strategy.
Posted: 06 Feb 2012 | Published: 03 Feb 2012

JackBe

Real-Time Intelligence Moves Business Forward
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SAP In-Memory Appliance (SAP HANA) delivers SAP In-Memory Computing technology through an ongoing engineering collaboration between SAP and Intel to provide optimized performance and reliability on Intel architecture, including the Intel Xeon processor E7 family.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

Intel

Smarter Lending: Returns come quickly when you increase agility, make better decisions and delight customers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges modern financial institutions face when seeking to implement a smart lending strategy. Inside, learn about the unique methods and approaches available to help overcome these hurdles.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

IBM

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.

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

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

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

A Low Cost Data Warehouse Using SQL Server 2008
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines different considerations for separating decision support systems (DSS) from Transaction Processing (OLTP) environments and touches upon technical procedures for achieving the same, as well as examines data warehouse solutions, different storage topologies, storage interface optimizations and much more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 29 Jul 2009

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Business-strength Geocoding: Ten requirements for more cost-efficient and effective business decisions
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: Geocoding determines location by linking longitude and latitude coordinates with street address data. By identifying your best customers’ location and defining how to reach them most effectively you possess the ultimate decision making tool. Utilize the power of location intelligence to know the location of your customers, partners and competitors.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

Get Analytics Right from the Start
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Whether or not analytics should become an integral part of an organization’s planning and decision-making seems to be beyond question However, at what level, for what purpose and how to go about deploying analytics are questions that each organization needs to answer for itself. These questions are the focus of this paper.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Case Management: A Blueprint for Success
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Now more than ever, organizations need to transform their critical business processes and leverage multiple sources of information to adopt a better way of working. To make this transformation a reality, leading organizations have turned to case management solutions.
Posted: 08 Jul 2010 | Published: 08 Jul 2010

EMC Corporation

Understanding the Components of Business Confidence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With over 60% of CEOs saying they need to do a better job of capturing and understanding information to make more effective and timely business decisions, it's clear that there's a gap between capability and need. It's similarly fair to say that this shortfall is a leading reason why businesses aren’t as competitive as they’d like to be.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Jul 2009

IBM

Business Analytics and Optimization for the Intelligent Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Executives recognize that new analytics capabilities, coupled with advanced business process management, signal a major opportunity to create business advantage. Those who have the vision to apply new approaches are building intelligent enterprises positioned to thrive.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Apr 2009

IBM

Choosing a Standard for BI and Reporting: Simplify the IT Environment Reduce Your TCO Increase Your ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The reasons driving standardization in BI and reporting are core to every company—cutting costs, boosting revenue, and increasing profits. IBM Cognos 8 BI lets business users move among capabilities in a guided way, get the answers they seek, and collaborate while giving IT complete control over the BI environment.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Jan 2009

IBM

Leveraging Integration to Weather the Economic Storm
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights four primary ways to use integration to make your business better during a down economy. You'll discover how, with the right integration plan and supporting software in place, your company can increase efficiency, minimize expenses, and streamline and accelerate core processes.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Information Builders

Making Business Relevant Information Instantly Available to More Users
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Executives, managers, and business users need the ability to quickly discover, collect, analyze, and share relevant information and they need to be able to answer their own questions as they have them. Read this quick report to learn more about a solution that addresses just these needs.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

SAP
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