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sir
good evening
kindly help me by answering
what is product evaluation matrix.
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Answer
A matrix to assess new products that are proposed or currently in development


Product Evaluation MATRIX Worksheet Example   
         
  Project Weight   Vendor One   Vendor Two   Vendor Three   Vendor Four   Vendor Five   
Core Functionality          
Ease of installation and maintenance   40   2   0   3   2   5   
Support for key sources (e.g. DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, ERP)   30   4   5   5   5   1   
Support for key targets (e.g. SQL Server, MOLAP engine)   10   5   5   5   5   2   
Full featured scripting language   10   5   0   5   5   0   
Extensible   10   2   5   2   5   3   
Execute steps across platforms   10   3   0   2   5   2   
Uses fast load facilities on target   10   0   5   3   3   3   
Core Functionality   120   350   300   440   460   330   
         
Transformation Functionality          
Slowly changing dimension mgmt (Type 2)   40   5   0   5   5   0   
Data quality screen management   40   3   0   2   5   2   
Fact table pipeline key substitution   30   5   5   2   5   3   
Late arriving dimension handling   30   3   0   2   5   2   
Lookups/validation against large tables   20   3   0   5   5   5   
Surrogate key management   20   5   0   5   5   0   
Late arriving fact handling   20   0   5   3   3   3   
Complex joins; outer joins   20   0   5   5   5   5   
Change Data Capture & Propogation   20   0   0   5   3   0   
Built-in knowledge of ERP System internals   15   0   0   0   5   0   
Aggregation build and management   10   0   5   5   5   5   
Complex calculations   10   0   5   5   5   5   
Exception/error row handling   10   0   5   0   0   5   
Source Filtering & Validation   10   0   5   5   5   5   
Transformation Functionality   295   720   550   1010   1345   690   
         
Performance          
Test scores (std platform and ETL script)   50   2   2   4   5   4   
Support for parallel execution   50   5   4   4   3   3   
Scalability options (add CPUs, clusters, distributed, etc)   40   2   2   4   5   4   
Database drivers tuned for performance   30   5   0   5   5   0   
Performance management and monitoring   30   5   4   4   3   3   
Performance   200   730   500   830   840   600   
         
Productivity          
Visual Mapping & Transformation   30   2   5   5   5   4   
Easily change a module with minimal impact   30   2   4   5   3   1   
Visual Job-Stream Design   30   0   5   2   0   3   
Easily reuse custom design patterns   30   0   5   0   5   4   
Easily revise an existing module   20   2   4   5   5   4   
Change control / Version management   20   0   0   5   3   0   
Minimal Programming Required   10   2   4   3   2   1   
Productivity   170   180   690   590   570   450   
         
Operations and Job Control          
Event and Calendar Based Scheduling   20   5   5   5   3   3   
Built-in Support for Global variables   20   2   3   0   3   2   
Manage job sequence dependencies   20   0   5   5   3   2   
Supports calls to Stored Procs   10   5   5   5   4   4   
Logging   10   3   5   5   2   2   
Job transaction boundaries and restart   10   5   4   4   3   3   
Alerts and notifications   10   2   2   5   2   2   
Supports calls out to OS   5   0   0   5   5   0   
Operations and Job Control   105   290   420   415   315   250   
         
Metadata          
Metadata administration   30   2   2   5   2   0   
Metadata Exchange -- Import (XMI)   20   2   3   4   3   2   
Metadata Exchange -- Export (XMI)   20   2   2   5   2   0   
Descriptive/Business Metadata   15   0   5   5   5   0   
Source - Target Mappings   10   4   5   5   5   4   
Job Control definitions and parameters   10   4   5   5   2   2   
Operations Statistics   10   4   5   5   0   0   
Report function - metadata browser   10   2   2   5   2   0   
Automatic Table Dependency Tracking   10   0   0   4   4   0   
Transformation Rules   10   1   5   5   5   2   
Metadata   145   290   455   695   415   120   
         
Vendor Info          
Software price - initial and annual   40   3   5   3   2   5   
Technical support   40   0   0   0   0   0   
Financial/long term stability   35   0   0   0   0   0   
Additional implementation costs   30   2   2   5   2   0   
Product maturity   25   4   5   5   5   4   
Consulting costs   20   0   5   5   5   0   
Vendor Info   190   280   485   495   365   300   
         
TOTAL   6125   2840   3400   4475   4310   2740  

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