The Analytics Maturity Curve

Breaking down the five phases of analytics.

The 5 Phases of Analytics

  • Descriptive analytics

  • Diagnostic analytics

  • Predictive analytics

  • Prescriptive analytics

  • Cognitive analytics



The Analytics Maturity Curve breaks down the past, present, and future of analytics into five phases. From descriptive to predictive to cognitive and everything in between, finding the phase that’s right for your business depends on your unique needs.

The Analytics Maturity
Curve gives you a quick
“at-a-glance” view of
each of the phases.

Machine Learning:
Technology that learns
independently, develops
intuition, and creates unique
algorithms from data to
build models that advanced
analytics relies on.

Building a Solid Foundation

No matter where your business is on the Analytics Maturity Curve, Intel can help you move forward with the right infrastructure.

The Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family features real-time analytics, in-memory solutions, and mission-critical, scale-up business processing with the proven reliability to handle any workload.

The Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family delivers the performance and efficiency to handle the widest range of scale-out data analytics frameworks, with support for an agile cloud architecture and highly efficient traditional workload management.

The Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor is a foundational element of the Intel® Scalable System Framework and is designed for machine learning, as well as reliable and efficient high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.

Start building your data-driven business today.