A transformation process
decision support system combines data from several different
operational systems and data sources including: accounting
systems, budgeting systems, work control systems, inventory
systems, point of sale systems, spreadsheets, word documents,
and other business data.
data is organized based on hierarchical structures, business
drivers, and dimensional views. It then presents this data for
the users in easy to understand reports in spreadsheet,
business graphics, and predefined formats.
decision support features allow the user to analyze data by
drilling into lower levels or filtering the data to specific
data elements. Users may also establish performance criteria
for specific data and the system will evaluate the criteria
and notify the user with the results.
provides an information portal on the web, both internet and
intranets. An information portal is a central location (web
users may view, analyze, and communicate ideas about a specific
subject. Through the dsp
the user can customize the information presented to fit their
individual needs. The analytical features provided in a
decision support system combined with the customization
features available in an information portal create a powerful