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Best Practices in Analytics: Integrating Analytical Capabilities and Process Flows

Published: 27 March 2012

ID: G00219139

Analyst(s): Bill Hostmann


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


  • 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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