Gartner Research

When to Choose a Packaged Domain Analytic Application

Published: 24 July 2017

ID: G00324593

Analyst(s): Jim Hare


Packaged domain analytic applications are increasingly being deployed by business leaders who want to give contextualized analytics to operational users. The best practices detailed here can help data and analytics leaders understand when (and when not) to choose a domain-specific solution.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Explore Packaged Analytic Applications First Before Deciding to Build Custom Solutions In-House
  • Engage With Lines of Business to Understand Their Analytics Requirements
  • Pursue Available Packaged Domain Analytic Applications When Role-Based Contextualization and Time to Deployment Are Important

Case Study

  • Williams-Sonoma
    • Challenge
    • Solution
    • Benefits

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