A Short History of Analytics

Developing the Analytics Value Chain
  • Thomas W. Dinsmore


This chapter is a short history of analytics in the era of modern enterprise computing. We focus on the analytics value chain, the sequence of operations that transform raw data into insight for a business user. The story of business analytics over this period, is one of progressive deconstruction of the value chain from fully integrated but closed systems, to open, modular, and increasingly complex processes.


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© Thomas W. Dinsmore 2016

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  • Thomas W. Dinsmore
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  1. 1.NewtonUSA

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