phases of the process and the various participant roles. Some of the
features of these standards were compared and directions for data
mining standards were explored. A preview of some features pro-
posed for JDM 2.0 was then provided, with a focus on capabilities
that will further strengthen the standard and broaden its use.
We trust you found this topic informative and useful, and that
you will be able to enhance your applications and business with
data mining technology to bring about greater insight and knowl-
edge from your treasure trove of data.