Gartner Research

Best Practices in Analytics: Integrating Analytical Capabilities and Process Flows

Published: 27 March 2012

ID: G00219139

Analyst(s): Bill Hostmann

Summary

New best practices and frameworks are needed for defining and architecting the integration of analytical capabilities with new combinations of information sources and business processes.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Define the Business Use Case Context for Analytic Capabilities and Process Flows
  • Define the Information Sources and Information Infrastructure Capabilities Needed
  • Define the Specific Types of Analytical Capability Needed to Support a Decision or Set of Decisions
  • Define the Integration of Analytical Capabilities Into an Analytical Process Flow
  • Inventory and Architect the Level of Standardization and Integration Between Analytic Process Flows
  • Define the Risks of Too Broadly Scoping the Integration of Analytical Capabilities and Processes
  • Assess Your Current and Desired Levels of Analytical Maturity

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