Not all predictive analytics tools are born equal
The main objective of any advanced analytic tool is to generate the most accurate ranking,
or “list of candidates”. There are 2 main approaches to generate the ranking: segmentation or prediction.
This covers 99% of the available tools. These tools are very easy to create and are, most of the time, only a small component into a larger “Operational CRM tool”. Some Example: Probance, Miner3D, Webtrends Segments,…Read more
Predictive analytic tools
These tools are quite intricate to create and although they all deliver superior performances compared to simple “Segmentation tools”, the quality of the delivered results (quality of the ranking) varies greatly between them.Read more
Comparison of both techniques
Lets now compare these 2 approaches in terms of ROI. By its very nature, segmentation is a technique well-adapted for exploratory work. In opposition, predictive analytics is discriminatory in nature.Read more