analytics

12月 082016
 

Parents are always proud of their kids, and think their kids are better than all the other kids. I guess it might be a little bit that way with mapping software ... but I really do think I've got a pretty compelling example to show that SAS maps are better […]

The post Why SAS maps are better than Wikipedia svg maps! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

12月 072016
 

As technology evolves, so do the c-suite roles related to technology. In particular, the roles of Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data Officer – both referred to as CDO – have seen rapid changes. This post will document the changes I've observed in these two roles, and answer questions I've heard as our customers have been navigating the […]

Rise of the CDO reflects the rising role of data was published on SAS Voices.

12月 012016
 

When I was a kid, I always looked forward to Casey Kasem's American Top 40 song countdown at the end of the year. Did I listen to check whether my favorite songs had made the list, or to critique how well the people making the list had done in picking the 'right' […]

The post My top 10 graph blog posts of 2016! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

11月 292016
 

Has anyone ever broken up with you, and left you thinking "Wow, I didn't see that coming!" In hindsight, maybe you could have seen it coming. At least from a statistical perspective. Let's dive into this topic with some lighthearted discussion, and plot some Facebook data... When it comes to […]

The post Forecasting your next breakup! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

11月 222016
 

If you consider yourself as a visualization expert, you strive to create graphs that set you apart from the data analysts and statisticians. Graphs that merely plot the data in a clear/concise manner aren't enough for you. You want your graphs to also be intuitive, easy to read, and provide […]

The post How to turn your graphs up to 11 appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

11月 222016
 

If you consider yourself as a visualization expert, you strive to create graphs that set you apart from the data analysts and statisticians. Graphs that merely plot the data in a clear/concise manner aren't enough for you. You want your graphs to also be intuitive, easy to read, and provide […]

The post How to turn your graphs up to 11 appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

11月 212016
 

People say that the world has changed, but I think it'd be more accurate say that people that have changed the world. Social media, big data, big analytics, internet of things … whether you're an executive, a data scientist, or a student, when you hear these buzzwords, you have an […]

How do you feel about analytics? was published on SAS Voices.

11月 172016
 

Recently, my fellow SAS blogger Rick Wicklin wrote a post showing how to graph the ages of all the US presidents. And Chris Hemedinger showed how to create a bar chart showing the number of presidents having each of the 12 zodiac signs. Both are interesting graphs, but I wanted to […]

The post A graph for Trump - our oldest president appeared first on SAS Learning Post.