- Define a decision support system (DSS).
- What is the difference between management information systems and decision support systems?
- Describe the different components of a decision support system and explain each one.
- Think of an example where a decision support system helps with making internal decisions.
Assignment 2 (3 to 4 Pages References, citation )
For this assignment you are to read three case studies as they appear in your text. The case studies you will be reading are as follows:
• Chapter 11, pg. 427: Denver Goes Alfresco (50 points)
• Chapter 11, pg. 432: Firewire Surfboards Light Up with CAD (40 points)
• Chapter 12, pg. 476: Colgate-Palmolive Keeps Managers Smiling with Executive Dashboards (60 points)
For each of these, only answer the case study questions associated with them found at the end of the discussion. You do not need to answer the “MIS in Action” questions.