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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


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



  • 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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