David Pope

12月 192020
 

Tis the season for my annual fun Christmas themed blog! This is the seventh year and my tenth song. I hope you enjoy this 2020 holiday song (to the tune of Rockin' around the Christmas Tree). Hackin around the Decision Tree at the SAS party hackathon Data science algorithms available [...]

Hackin' around the decision tree was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

7月 162020
 

Ever heard of a Turducken? It's a chicken stuffed inside a duck that's stuffed inside a turkey along with layers of stuffing (which I just learned is referred to as a three-bird roast outside the US and Canada; there's also an English variant known as a gooducken, where the turkey [...]

Utilities, forget the Duck Curve, and get ready for the Turducken Curve was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

12月 062019
 

Another year, another traditional Christmas song or carol turned into a fun technology-related version! This is the sixth year and my ninth song. I hope you enjoy your 2019 holiday song, based on this famous tune. The Data Science and AI Song Computer vision processing on an open stack The [...]

The Data Science and AI Song was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

11月 042019
 

According to the Price Waterhouse Cooper 2018 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey, the reported rate of economic crime is on the rise, up to 49% in 2018. That makes the use case I want to share particularly relevant, no matter what industry or sector you're in. This use case [...]

How using analytics and AI to detect payment fraud netted an immediate $16 million ROI was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

12月 072018
 

Once again, I have chosen to take a traditional Christmas song or carol and create a fun technology-related version of it to share with you. This is the fifth year and the eighth song, so I hope you enjoy your 2018 holiday song. Grandma got over run by a neural [...]

Grandma got over run by a neural network was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

11月 012018
 

I've worked at SAS for over 27 years and have often been asked: What does SAS do? or Why should I chose SAS? It all boils down to one question: Why SAS? While there are many approaches to answering this question, I recently came up with three short, yet powerful, [...]

Why SAS? was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

8月 132018
 

In the oil industry you can make or lose money based on how good your forecasts are, so I’ve pulled together six papers that discuss different ways in which you can leverage analytics to optimize your output and more accurately predict your production performance. Written by employees at oil and [...]

6 real-world ways to use optimization and forecasting in the oil and gas industry was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

8月 062018
 

Looking for use cases for analytics to derive value at an electrical utility? We have identified over 125 ways you can use analytics to improve the business processes at an electric utility. I recently posted a series of blog posts discussing four different use cases. Now I'd like to share [...]

12 real-world examples of smart grid analytics was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

7月 112018
 

SAS works with utilities all over the world, helping these companies capitalize on the value of analytics and become "digital utilities." When we talk to utilities, we look at analytics use cases across: assets and operations; customers; portfolio; and corporate operations (see diagram below).  In this fourth post of my four-part [...]

Analytics use cases for utilities: Portfolio analytics was published on SAS Voices by David Pope

7月 052018
 

Our company talks to utilities all over the world about the value of analytics and "the digital utility," and we share analytics use cases across: assets and operations; customers; portfolio; and corporate operations (see diagram below). In this third post of my four-part series, I'll highlight a customer analytics use case. Customer [...]

Analytics use cases for utilities: Customer analytics was published on SAS Voices by David Pope