Gartner Research

Should Your Project Use a Decision Management Suite?

Published: 12 November 2019

ID: G00451475

Analyst(s): Rob Dunie, W. Roy Schulte, Derek Miers, Pieter den Hamer, Paul Vincent, Marc Kerremans, Erick Brethenoux

Summary

Decision management suites are very useful for implementing software that makes business decisions, although other products are sometimes better — depending on your business requirements. Data and analytics leaders should consider the issues highlighted when selecting tools for decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use Decision Management Suites to Automate or Augment Operational Decisions
  • Use ML, Stream Analytics, Optimization or Other AI Techniques for Decisions That Require Runtime Analytics
  • Align Tool Acquisition Decisions With Application Development Strategies
  • Use Off-the-Shelf SaaS, Packaged Applications or Solution Templates If Relevant Products Are Available

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