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Develop Good Decision Models to Succeed at Decision Management

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00341367

Analyst(s): Erick Brethenoux , Derek Miers , W. Roy Schulte


Explicit decision models improve business performance by making it easier to develop, maintain and enhance decision management software applications. Data and analytics leaders should use this research to choose the appropriate kind of decision model for each business situation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement Effective, Transparent and Adaptable Decision Management Applications by Using Explicit Decision Models
    • Conceptual
    • Logical
    • Physical
    • How Models Are Used
  • Use Decision-Problem Models to Build Systems That Evaluate Alternative Courses of Actions
  • Use Decision-Composition Models to Implement Decision Services That Are Primarily Based on Policies, Heuristics or ML

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