Gartner Research

Combine Predictive and Prescriptive Techniques to Solve Business Problems

Published: 25 October 2018

ID: G00368423

Analyst(s): Erick Brethenoux , Carlie Idoine

Summary

Organizations are struggling to speed up the process of making critical decisions, which are growing in their complexity. Data and analytics leaders should combine two data science capabilities, predictive and prescriptive analytics, to help shape the future of their organizations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Select the Optimal Mix of Data Science and Machine Learning Techniques
  • Address More Complex Decisions With Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Change Hiring Priorities, Tap Into the Citizen Data Science Community and Partner With Experienced Vendors/Service Providers for a Broader Skills Base

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