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Usage Patterns — How to Rethink the Requirements Gathering Process for Decision Support and Decision Automation Needs

Usage Patterns — How to Rethink the Requirements Gathering Process for Decision Support and Decision Automation Needs

This IDC Perspective summarizes observations of IDC analysts from practices of leading enterprises addressing today's enterprisewide decision support and decision automation needs. The Perspective highlights the need to identify decision-making patterns and modify the requirements gathering dialogue to move beyond data access requirements to decision support requirements. "Identifying decision-making patterns is an effective method for understanding the broad capabilities needed from a modern data management and analytics platform needed to support all enterprise decision-making processes," said Chandana Gopal, research director, Business Analytics, IDC.

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Executive Snapshot
Situation Overview
Advice for the Technology Buyer
Start by Categorizing Decisions Support Needs
Data Exploration and Investigation
Enterprise Performance Management
Decision Automation
Modify the Requirements Gathering Dialogue
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