Today, there is an additional architectural consideration – the need to enable automated or semi-automated decision making within business processes. In these cases, the architecture must support not just human decision making but also provide information to downstream operational systems or customer touch points. Simply put, the objective of business analytics is to support better decisions in your organization.
This paper describes five business analytics styles used today and the building blocks required in implementing these styles. It is important to consider which of these styles is valid for your organization now and into the future.
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