We’re bringing the concept of #VideoTag to LinkedIn. What's #VideoTag, you ask? It's an online adaptation of the old schoolyard game. In short, you record a video of yourself, upload it to LinkedIn and tag others to respond. It’s a fun, easy way to spur conversation online by showing your [...]
Wondering what makes this conference special? Over the years I’ve heard from many attendees that it’s the best way to get the most out of their analytics investments. Analytics Experience is a learning-focused conference featuring networking opportunities, training, certification exams and analytics presentations for all skill levels. #AnalyticsX will give you [...]
Former U.S. Chief Technology officer Megan Smith stressed the importance of continued investments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in her keynote address at SAS Analytics Experience, sharing a quote from George Washington. In his first address to Congress, in 1790, Washington said, “There is nothing which can better [...]
Former US Chief Technology Officer encourages STEM diversity was published on SAS Voices by Paula Henderson
Every day 91 Americans die from opioid abuse, every nine seconds a student drops out of high school and every 47 seconds a child is confirmed to be abused or neglected. These are sobering statistics that show the challenge our government leaders face to help those in need. While there [...]
If you’re in the field of analytics, you’ve undoubtedly heard about SAS Viya, our new, open analytic platform. Designed for all analytic professionals, regardless of skills or experience, SAS Viya seamlessly handles big, complex, diverse data and can bridge SAS 9.4. It also provides a tool that supports any programming language, allowing analysts to choose the tool that makes them most productive.
Recently a colleague of mine, Leo Sadovy, wrote the blog post SAS Viya: What’s in it for me? The business? This post describes the benefits of SAS Viya for the line of business owner. Spoiler alert: When it comes to analytics, SAS Viya provides the best of all worlds.
But what does SAS Viya mean to me … if I’m a current SAS user? As the communication manager for our existing SAS user base, Leo’s post inspired me to ask a similar question on behalf of our SAS users.
So, I hit the road, found a few smart colleagues (who know a lot more than I do about SAS Viya!) and recorded the Facebook Live video you’ll find attached below.
You’ll learn what SAS Viya is and what motivated us to create it, what it means to you as a SAS user (a new or longtime one), and what learning tools and other resources are available to you to learn even more.
SAS Viya: What's in it for me? The user
And, if you have any other questions about SAS Viya, feel free to leave them in the comments field. I’ll get back to if I have the answer… or find someone else who can help, if I don't!
Reshma Saujani, of Girls Who Code, doesn’t have the background you’d expect for the person leading an organization whose mission is to inspire, educate and equip young women with computing skills to pursue 21st-century opportunities. She’s not a coder or computer science graduate, and she grew up terrified of math [...]
Healthcare, like many industries, is in the midst of a paradigm shift, says Chris Donovan, Executive Director of Enterprise Information Management & Analytics for the Cleveland Clinic. "Historically, healthcare was really about intervention, and about taking care of you when you were sick and getting you better." That type of care [...]
Though I'm more of a marketer than a technologist, I do work at a technology company, which means I'm acutely aware of the well-documented shortage of analytical professionals. But there's another shortage in the field that doesn't get nearly the attention: the dearth of women in analytics. During her Analytics Experience 2017 keynote address, Reshma Saujani highlighted the issue, [...]
Have you heard the term “analytics economy” and wondered what it means? Or maybe you’ve wondered how your organization can use data and analytics to achieve economic gains. Now we have more than just data. We have accessible data, fueled by advances in compute power and connectivity, and interpreted by ever-more powerful [...]
Analytics economy = data + analytics + collaboration was published on SAS Voices by Randy Guard
You might not know it by looking at me (I’m rounding up when I tell people I’m 5’8”) but I’m a huge basketball fan. I’ve been following the sport since I was 10, coaching it for the last decade and playing on teams throughout my life, still dedicating my winters [...]
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