Applying Gartner's Pace Layer Model to Business Analytics

Archived Published: 21 December 2011 ID: G00226265


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Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Integrating Pace Layers
      • Connecting People
      • Connecting Information
      • Connecting Processes
    • Classifying Business Analytics to the Right Pace Layer
      • Questions to Identify of Systems of Innovation
      • Questions to Identify Systems of Differentiation
      • Questions to Identify Systems of Record
    • Categories of Business Analytics
      • BI
      • PM
    • Applying Pace Layering to Business Analytics
      • Midsize Company at Level 2 (Opportunistic) Maturity Level
      • Large Enterprise at Level 3 (Standards) Maturity Level
    • Recommendations for Business Analytics Pace Layers
      • Guidance for Systems of Record
      • Guidance for Systems of Differentiation
      • Guidance for Systems of Innovation
    • Applications Frequently Mature Among Layers
    • New Applications Should Be Classified at the Point of Conception
    • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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