IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Aug 16 2010   2:40PM GMT

Compliance through Automation: Decision Support Systems – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Tags:
Compliance Management
Control System
Decision Support Systems
Decision Techniques
DSS
Game Theory
Information System
Linear Programming
Operations Research
Word Processing Software

DSS models are abstractions that operate as substitutes for actual circumstances under evaluation. A model-driven DSS emphasizes access to and manipulation of statistical, financial, optimization, or simulation archetypes. Consequently, a model-driven DSS utilizes datum and parameters provided by users to assist decision makers in analyzing a situation; however, they are not necessarily data-intensive. Compliance DSS model construction includes: making a large number of assumptions about the nature of the environment in which the entity’s programs, systems, processes, activities and/or tasks operate; the operating characteristics of components; and about the way animate and/or inanimate objects are likely to behave. Managerial application is established through knowing when the model matches the set of objectives and attributes requiring analytical consideration.

View Part I of the Compliance through Automation: Decision Support Systems series here

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