Developing decision support systems at large-scale underground mines

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Abstract

Integrated information technology infrastructure is the linking of data across various applications throughout a business to gain further data-driven improvement opportunities. Decision support systems (DSS) are the various improvement opportunities that facilitate decision making for a potential optimal outcome. Integrating terabytes of data spread throughout a business is complex. There are tools to facilitate the development of such data-driven DSS. This paper analyzes the various tools that may facilitate the development of complex data-driven decision support systems, namely; information models, business models, data utilization model, and testing environments. A case study is presented to demonstrate how these tools facilitated the development of an automated activity-based budgeting DSS at a large-scale underground mining complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages917-922
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Jun 22 2004
Event2004 SME Annual Meeting Preprints - Denver, CO, United States
Duration: Feb 23 2004Feb 25 2004

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Other2004 SME Annual Meeting Preprints
CountryUnited States
CityDenver, CO
Period2/23/042/25/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Dessureault, S. (2004). Developing decision support systems at large-scale underground mines. 917-922. Paper presented at 2004 SME Annual Meeting Preprints, Denver, CO, United States.