Find the Best Approach to Decision Management

Archived Published: 26 February 2014 ID: G00257676

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Business analysts should approach decision management differently from business intelligence reports, data discovery and predictive analytics. They should also be aware of the wide variety of algorithms and tools that are appropriate for decision management.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Use Systems With Predefined Decision Models to Make Nontrivial, Repeatable Decisions
    • Use Decision Support Approaches for Decisions That Require Both Analytics and Human Judgment
    • Choose Algorithms and Tools According to the Nature of the Decisions to Be Made
      • Rule-Based
      • Predictive-Based
      • Optimization
      • Complex-Event Processing
    • Packaging
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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