decision support system

Definitions

Accounting

Commerce

  • noun a system containing information in a form that is designed to assist people in making decisions.

Computing

  • noun a suite of programs that helps a manager reach decisions using previous decisions, information, and other databases

Electronics

  • An analysis and decision-making system which incorporates programs and databases designed to work as a unit. One of the key features of such a system is the ability to help analyze various possible outcomes of any number of decisions, before any concrete actions take place. Its abbreviation is DSS.
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