Gartner Research

How to Move Analytics to Real Time

Published: 27 September 2016

ID: G00249626

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte


Performing some analytics in real time is a goal in many analytics and business intelligence modernization programs. To operate in real time, data and analytics leaders must leverage predefined analytical models, rather than ad hoc models, and use current input data rather than just historical data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine Which Concept of "Real Time" Is Relevant to Your Business Problem
  • Use Different Technology and Design Patterns for Real-Time Computation Versus Real-Time Solutions
  • Match the Speed of Analytics to the Speed of the Business Decision
  • Automate Decisions If Algorithms Can Represent the Entire Decision Logic

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