Gartner Information Technology Research

Navigating Differentiated Features in Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms

Published: 06 April 2020

ID: G00384777

Analyst(s): Peter Krensky , Farhan Choudhary


Vendors continue to add features and functionality to data science and machine learning platforms at an impressive pace. Data and analytics leaders should understand the commoditized and differentiated features of DSML platforms to support the appropriate capabilities for their data science teams.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand Which Features Are Generally Commoditized and Seek Out Low-Cost Solutions
    • Data Exploration and Visualization
    • Machine Learning
    • Flexibility and Openness
    • Other Differentiated Functionality
  • Identify Differentiated Functionality That Your Organization Is Ready For
    • Data Preparation
    • Augmentation (Automation)
    • User Interface
    • Other Advanced Analytics
    • Model Management
    • Coherence
  • Honestly Appraise the Differentiated Features Your Organization Is Not Ready For

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