As I discussed in my earlier post, analytics or data science teams know that two key challenges for analytics projects are making sure you solve the real business problem (framing the problem) and making sure you can operationalize the result (deployment). In this second post I am going to talk about deployment.
Decision modeling and the graphical decision requirements diagram (DRD)helps analytics teams assess the predictive model’s value in business terms, select the right delivery option and know how to make the analytic actionable.
Here we see the classic challenge of analytics – 70% think it is very or extremely important but only 2% say their analytics efforts have a broad, positive impact. And like every other assessment of this problem, including ones we have conducted here at Decision Management Solutions, the problem is not in the data or in the analytics themselves! The problems are in framing the problem and operationalizing the results. Everyone seems to have the analytic technology they need but they just aren’t getting it to work for them.