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Apply Gartner's Information Capabilities Framework to Achieve Algorithmic Business Success

Published: 25 February 2016

ID: G00296350

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali , Adam Ronthal


The algorithmic business is being driven by growing volumes of data, demand for new revenue sources, and new business models and ecosystems. Information architects and analytics leaders need to modernize their information infrastructure to support it. Gartner's ICF provides guidance to achieve this.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish Decision Criteria for When Algorithms Will Accept External "Describe" and "Organize" Capabilities, and When They Will Internally Transform Data
  • Use the ICF's Semantic Styles and the Algorithmic Building Blocks to Determine Where Independent Governance Models Must Be Applied
  • Ensure That the Foundational ICF Elements for Efficient Consumption of Data Are Applied to Instantiate Appropriate Governance, Security and Application of Algorithms to Business Processes

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