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Patterns for Combining Analytics with Operational Decision management in Smarter Processes

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Question

How do I leverage big data and analytics in my operational decision making to realise smarter processes and solutions?

Answer


Read the attached article which describes the integration patterns that allow the business insights and situational awareness provided by big data and analytics to be combined with Operational Decision Management as part of business solutions. 

With the advent of mobile, cloud and big data processing, businesses need to respond quickly to emerging risks and opportunities as part of a smarter decision-making process.

This article looks at patterns that allow business insights and situational awareness provided by big data and analytics to be combined with Operational Decision Management to produce actionable responses in business solutions.

A retail scenario illustrates how IBM Operational Decision Manager can be integrated with IBM SPSS predictive analytics, IBM Integration Bus and IBM Business Process Manager, to perform discounted pricing of books based on emerging customer characteristics.

Recommended practices are described so that solution architects and integrators understand how these products can be used together. While the article describes many of the key installation, configuration and development tasks for a solution, administrators, analysts and rule developers should refer to the appropriate product documentation.

PatternsForCombiningAnalyticsWithOperationalDecisionManagement.pdfPatternsForCombiningAnalyticsWithOperationalDecisionManagement.pdf

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Modified date:
15 June 2018

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