How to Get Started With Prescriptive Analytics


Foundational Refreshed: 08 September 2016 | Published: 05 May 2015 ID: G00273713

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Summary

Business analytics leaders are increasingly looking to prescriptive analytics to guide decision making, yet many struggle with how to get started. In order to derive value from it, they must first understand what prescriptive analytics is, along with the different approaches.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Identify the Areas Where Your Organization Needs to Improve Its Decision Making
    • Use a Combination of Outsourcing and Buying Packaged Applications to Get Started
    • Understand the Different Prescriptive Analytics Approaches and Which Best Caters to the Nature of Your Business Problems and Skills
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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