5月 202016

Both academically and professionally, more courses are being offered and developed to make more people comfortable with data, analysis and risk assessment. This necessitates some use of statistics, and software is pretty much a tool of the trade. Software — some new, some enhanced, some commercial and some open source […]

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5月 202016

If you're looking for higher pay and better opportunities, what career skills should you seek to acquire? You might think leadership or communication skills would top the list, but a recent study says otherwise. According to a massive study from MONEY and, SAS Analytics skills are the most valuable skills to […]

New study confirms: SAS most valuable career skill was published on SAS Voices.

5月 192016

How bad was the recent recession on the Las Vegas housing market, and what lingering side effects are still being felt? If you don't know squat about real estate housing markets, then this blog post is for you! It takes a simple graphical look at some data that helps explain […]

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5月 142016

It was John Allen Paulos who said, “Data, data everywhere, but not a thought to think.” That rings true more than ever before. Companies are struggling with the deluge of data coming at them from multiple channels. But traditional data channels are just the beginning. Companies also are facing an […]

Data, data everywhere… was published on SAS Voices.

5月 132016

The buzz about the Internet of Things (IoT) combined with the insights derived from analytics appears to be hotter than ever.  What's interesting to me is how many people go about their lives without knowing what the IoT is and how they're already benefitting from it (or how their jobs […]

An IoT-enabled fun weekend was published on SAS Voices.

5月 122016

In this blog post I explore some of the open data police incident reports for Raleigh and Cary, while showing you the easy way to handle various types of CSV files. In recent years, many cities have set up open data websites, to share various kinds of data about their city. […]

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5月 112016

“All for one and one for all” is best known as the motto from “The Three Musketeers”, but this phrase could easily sum up the growing trend in social brokers. With advanced analytical techniques like generalized linear modeling insurance companies have created more granular pricing structures. But despite the assertions […]

The post How social brokers is changing insurance appeared first on The Analytic Insurer.

5月 112016

I'll be leading a pre-conference tutorial on Graph Builder at this year's Discovery Summit conference in Cary. We'll start with the basics and then walk through more advanced ways to create effective visualizations. We did a similar tutorial this spring in Amsterdam, and materials from that course are posted in the JMP […]

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5月 102016

Four times a year, we host Discovery Summit, where scientists, engineers, statisticians and researchers exchange best practices in data exploration, and learn about new and proven statistical techniques. Past attendees have called the event a “best-in-class conference to benchmark best practices in analytics” with sessions that are “immediately relevant to […]

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