Posted by: Robert Davis
Compliance Management, Control System, Decision Support Systems, Decision Techniques, DSS, Information System, Quality of Management
Control systems can be categorized as being either decision systems or technical systems. Nonetheless, decision-making process assistance may be contained in an IT decision support system (DSS). Classically, a DSS represents an information system, or analytic model, designed to aid managers and professionals in effective decision-making processes. Interpretively, a technology-based information system represents an architectural component that collects data, processes transactions, and communicates operational results, while an analytical model is a set of relationships — with a continuum of: complexity from one variable to many, uncertainty from deterministic to probabilistic, time from static to dynamic. Thus, through proper system or model construction, an entity-centric compliance DSS can enable evaluating alternative courses of actions and efficiently choosing from among the presented options to achieve the defined objective.