The enterprise vision
The enterprise or strategic vision for Splunk (as with most tools and technologies) is based on an evolutionary roadmap that evolves from the initial evaluation and implementation to building and using and finally (hopefully) the management and optimization of the tool or technology:
Evaluation and implementation
The evaluation and implementation phase will generally cover the discovery and evaluation that takes place with any new (to the organization) tool or technology. Testing should cover everything that is required to determine whether the tool/technology will meet or exceed the organization's needs now and in the foreseeable ...