Gartner Research

Find the Best Approach to Decision Management

Published: 26 February 2014

ID: G00257676

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte, Lisa Kart, Teresa Jones

Summary

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
  • Key Challenges

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

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