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decision support system

a procedure which is concerned with getting appropriate information to managers as and when they need it and which aids the manager in making decisions. Decision support systems are generally based upon interactive COMPUTER networks which can help the manager to solve problems and to gauge the effects of alternative outcomes of a decision. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
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Drill down to the roots of your Salesforce[R] data and take advantage of ad hoc reporting to get the most out of your valuable data story.
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will drill down on Russia's "malign activity" during summits with NATO allies and President Vladimir Putin, U.S.
To drill down further, select any of the customer ledger entries ($-52,169.68 in this example) and click the Navigate button (near the lower-right corner of the Customer Ledger Entries listing) to display the Navigate dialog box (pictured at bottom left) summarizing the transactions various line items posted in the accounting system.
With more than 180,000 unique visits a month to its website, the university needed a robust and intuitive search solution to provide accurate and categorised results, that were returned quickly and gave visitors the ability to drill down and search within results.
But the user can drill down to the unit by clicking on increasingly subordinate units.
During meetings, think high-level, big-picture framing of the issues and don't drill down to the minutiae.
Our other publications and services drill down deeper in one or more of those audiences to help satisfy their specialized information needs.
The tool provides the same advanced database comparison functionality as the MS Edition (for Microsoft SQL Server) and offers the following features: graphical schema comparison in a side by side drill down tree, highly configurable comparison options, selective object comparisons - to allow complete schema comparison or only objects of interest, presentation quality formatted reports, drill down side by side comparison of code based objects showing a line by line diff in SQL code, easily repeatable comparison chores by the use of named session files, a robust command line interface and unattended mode, and powerful results exporting capabilities - supporting the following formats: MS Excel, PDF, HTML, Text, and XML.
Spider plans to drill down below the 600-metre level (top of the gravity anomaly), spending about $750,000 to the end of April, with an additional $150,000 from KWG as part of a prior commitment.
dohop reportedly makes extensive use of the latest Web 2.0 technologies to make flight planning more intuitive with interactive drill down, dynamic filters and sorting of search results.
"Drill down to a level where only the person who really did it would be able to answer those questions quickly and effectively."
By selecting various parts or elements of the Web-enabled IFC, the user can drill down to a particular activity block that is linked to a template or knowledge object containing pertinent acquisition information about that activity.