This chapter gives a quick overview of the business analytics life cycle. We will look at various tools such as Pentaho Action Sequence and Pentaho Report Designer, as well as the Community Dashboard Editor (CDE) and Community Dashboard Framework (CDF) plugins and their configuration, and get some hands-on experience of them.
There could be various steps while performing analytics on Big Data. Generally, there are three stages as depicted in the following diagram:
The following list gives a brief description of the three stages depicted in the preceding diagram: