The CRISP-DM project has developed an industry-
and tool-neutral Data Mining process model. Starting from the embryonic
knowledge discovery processes used in industry today and responding
directly to user requirements, this project defined and validated
a data mining process that is applicable in diverse industry sectors.
This will make large data mining projects faster, cheaper, more
reliable and more manageable. Even small scale data mining investigations
will benefit from using CRISP-DM.