Decision Support System

A decision support system (DSS) improve operational efficiency and business performance by enhancing the ability of stakeholders to make faster, smarter decisions based on information, rather than gut instinct alone.

A decision support system (DSS) is a specific class of computerized information system that supports business and organizational decision-making activities. Properly designed decision support systems are interactive software-based systems intended to help decision-makers compile useful information from raw data, documents, personal knowledge, and/or business models to identify and solve problems and make business decisions.

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Information Builders’ 3i solutions – intelligence, integration and integrity – provide a powerful foundation for decision support systems. They unify enterprise information, optimize its quality, and make it readily available so stakeholders at all levels can interact with it. Decision support systems built using 3i technologies are flexible, highly scalable, and intuitive.

With WebFOCUS, companies can accelerate the delivery of comprehensive and intuitive BI, analytics, and decision support systems by:

  • Combining core BI and analytics seamlessly to satisfy every information need
  • Performing deeper data exploration, so analysts and other users can uncover critical patterns, trends, anomalies, and outliers
  • Deploying comprehensive self-service tools for non-technical users to create, analyze, and share findings
  • Operationalizing insights by embedding analytics into existing processes, workflows, and applications for greater impact
  • Leveraging true “build once, deploy anywhere” mobile BI capabilities with responsive design, giving users information on any device
  • Dramatically accelerating time-to-market by reducing the complexity associated with building enterprise-scale BI applications
  • Providing governance, version control, and auditing ability via a single console for real-time user and system management
  • Leveraging comprehensive integration capabilities to ensure rapid access to timely, accurate data across all systems, processes, and stakeholders
  • Ensuring the quality and consistency of the data used for decision support with embedded data quality, master data management, and data governance tools

Decision support systems need sophisticated business intelligence, analysis, and data management capabilities to deliver consistent, high-quality insights to decision makers

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