Buyer's guide: Top 10 data science platforms
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Buyer's guide: Top 10 data science platforms

Data science platforms enable organizations to take an end-to-end approach to building and deploying data science models. Such solutions offer a mixture of basic building blocks that are essential for both creating many kinds of data science solutions and incorporating such solutions into business processes, surrounding infrastructure and products.

But, as the market becomes increasingly saturated with different vendors all claiming their solution is the best, how can you be sure which one is right for your business?

IT Central Station put together a new, independent report based on real users’ feedback. The 31-page document includes an overview of the 10 best vendors alongside a summary of the top data science platforms offered by these companies.


Rating the top data science platforms

IT Central Station outlined an initial 16 solution providers in their vendor directory but selected 10 enterprise level Data Science Platforms to include in this buyer’s guide. Those vendors are IBM, SAS, Alteryx, Knime, Microsoft, RapidMinder and FICO.

The criteria used to evaluate the solutions consists of product reviews, ratings and comparisons to other solution providers. Each offering included in the report is accompanied by a sample of its customers, its top comparisons and some also have a breakdown of the industries and company size the majority of their reviewers originate from listed.

All the reviews included in the report have been posted in the 24 months prior to publication and are from real, authenticated users. These reviews are comprised from a selection of four key topic areas to ensure readers get an unbiased overview of each offering. These topic areas consist of the most valuable features of the solution, the improvements it made to the users’ organization, how the solution could be improved upon to and where relevant, its pricing, set up cost and licensing fee.


Based on tens of thousands of comparisons and dozens of bespoke reviews this short report offers unbiased feedback on the most widely used data science platforms the marketplace today.



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