analytics

5月 162017
 

Artificial intelligence. Big data. Cognitive computing. These buzzwords are the ABCs of today’s marketplace. In a recent interview at SAS® Global Forum, I discussed the unprecedented pace of change that we’re seeing in the market. It’s creating what I like to call an analytics economy. In this economy, analytics – [...]

How companies can succeed in an analytics economy was published on SAS Voices by Randy Guard

5月 102017
 

In the Tuscan hilltop village of Montepulciano, a tourist can visit the shop of Coppersmith Cesare Mazzetti. But Mazzetti is not just running his family’s traditional business, he’s demonstrating all the qualities of a historic craftsman.  The visitor may see him work and have him show you photographs of some of [...]

The post Explaining analytics: On craftsmanship appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

5月 032017
 

I recently saw an interesting data visualization on the flowingdata website, which analyzed & compared the causes of fatal crashes in the US, by month and time-of-day. At first I thought it was a really cool visualization, but after I studied it a while, I realized that I had misinterpreted [...]

The post When do fatal crashes happen? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

5月 022017
 

For many years the humble spreadsheet has held many different roles and responsibilities supporting finance, marketing, sales -- pretty much every department in your business. There's always someone with a “magic spreadsheet,” but how effective is this culture that always uses the same format to consume data? My view of [...]

The spreadsheet: Friend or foe? was published on SAS Voices by Tim Clark

4月 242017
 

Building cars is towards the top of the manufacturing hierarchy - some countries are even known for the cars they build. If you want a good quality car, you probably think of Japan. If you want a stylish sports car, you probably think of Italy. If you want a diesel [...]

The post Will your next car be made in China? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

4月 202017
 

Leaders in the education industry understand that when people at all levels have timely access to the right data and reports, they can generate trusted knowledge and insights that help transform programs, curriculums, student outcomes and more. That's how the industry's leaders deliver desired results faster to further student success. [...]

4 examples of how data, reporting and analytics are used in education was published on SAS Voices by Georgia Mariani

4月 192017
 

You're sitting in a line of cars at the intersection, waiting for the light to change - when it finally turns green, the 2nd car just sits there for several seconds until someone honks at them, and then they scoot through the light  ... but everyone behind them has to [...]

The post People using smartphones while driving - the numbers are in! appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

4月 142017
 

You've probably all seen the images of the passenger being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight, to make room for airline staff flying on standby. The incident caused quite a bit of negative publicity, and quickly wiped out a quarter billion $ of the airline's market value. But did [...]

The post Airlines involuntarily bumping passengers off flights - let's look at the data... appeared first on SAS Learning Post.