analytics

9月 282016
 

With the first debate between the two candidates behind us and the culmination of the US presidential election drawing near, who wouldn’t love to predict the winner? I don't have a crystal ball, but I do have the power of unstructured text analytics at my fingertips. With the help of […]

Presidential election quiz was published on SAS Voices.

9月 282016
 

I recently read a very interesting article describing how analytics is being used to detect cheating/copying/re-use in crossword puzzle creation, in some of the major news publications. This inspired me to try my hand at creating a totally new & unique crossword puzzle ... of course using SAS software! :) My grandmother […]

The post A statistical crossword puzzle to exercise your brain appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

9月 272016
 

Recently, I was talking to a director of analytics from a large telecommunications company, and I asked her, “Do you think we have a skills shortage?” She replied, “NO, I think we’re just looking in the wrong place.” I wanted to hear more as this analytics expert may have just […]

More data journalists – not data scientists was published on SAS Voices.

9月 232016
 

What if you could predict with near-perfect accuracy what you’re going to sell and when your customer is going to buy?  Right supply, right time is the goal German manufacturers have set themselves, without reducing the configuration options customers expect. Having almost completed stage 1 of their plan – changing […]

Four key data monetisation opportunities was published on SAS Voices.

9月 202016
 

As I've previously written, data analytics historically analyzed data after it stopped moving and was stored, often in a data warehouse. But in the era of big data, data needs to be continuously analyzed while it’s still in motion – that is, while it’s streaming. This allows for capturing the real-time value of data […]

The post Why big data and streaming go hand in hand appeared first on The Data Roundtable.

9月 202016
 

Last week, one of the major pipelines supplying gasoline to the eastern US broke. Do you know where the break is, and which states will be having shortages? Me neither! ... So, of course, I created a SAS map to help... First I read up about the spill on various […]

The post Where did that gasoline pipeline break? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

9月 152016
 

Historically, generations could expect to experience one – maybe at best – major technology disruption or transformation in their lifetime. That’s simply not the case today. Today it is more difficult than ever before to know what will transform the technology landscape in the next month or the next year. […]

What’s your digital health care plan? was published on SAS Voices.

9月 152016
 

“What we are experiencing from analytics today is nothing short of a revolution,” said CEO Jim Goodnight, who spoke at Analytics Experience 2016 and set the stage for the conference’s executive panel. “Right now, my primary mission is to ensure people understand the limitless possibilities that lie before us, given […]

An analytics revolution underway: Insights from Analytics Experience 2016 was published on SAS Voices.

9月 122016
 

The IT industry is littered with examples of short-lived corporate partnerships and alliances that often appear impressive but regularly end or are withdrawn after the initial enthusiasm wanes. The old adage that “actions speaker louder than words” is especially pertinent and I regularly encourage clients to look for tangible examples […]

Nine years (and still together) was published on SAS Voices.