Decision support system (DSS)
DSS software system
Group decision support system (GDSS)
Electronic meeting system (EMS)
Executive support system (ESS)
13.1 Decision Support Systems (DSS)
What Are Decision Support systems?
Examples of DSS Applications
Components of DSS
13.2 Group Decision-Support Systems (GDSS)
What is a GDSS?
Characteristics of GDSS
GDSS Software Tools
How GDSS Can Enhance Group Decision Making
13.3 Executive Support Systems (ESS)
The Role of ESS in the Organization
Benefits of ESS
Examples of ESS
A very complete list of Decision Support Systems Sites may be found at a Website sponsored by the University of Kentucky Initiative for Knowledge Management (KIKM) and the Center for Information Systems Management (CISM).
The Government of Egypt's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) discussed on pages 409-410 provides the Egyptian Cabinet with decision and information support.
Ventana Corporation's GroupSystems Standard Tools (mentioned on page 417) include Categorizer, Electronic Brainstorming, Group Outliner, Topic Commenter, and Vote.
Individual (mentioned in the Window on Technology on page 422) and PointCast provide personalized news and information.
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