Choosing a data mining tool can be a difficult process. There are many different products on the market and it can be hard to know how to evaluate them to determine which one best suits your needs. Using the CRISP-DM framework can help make this process much simpler and give you a clear structure and set of criteria that you can use for your assessment. We have prepared a short guide explaining how best to use CRISP DM as a framework for evaluating data mining tools. You can download that guide from this page.