Business

11月 032016
 

Electronic health records (EHRs) and the overall advancement of information technology have produced a tsunami of data that must be stored, managed and used. Some had naively hoped that EHRs would bring a simpler, more streamlined industry. Instead, we’re finding that the delivery and management of health care is more […]

Four ways to continue the health care transformation was published on SAS Voices.

11月 012016
 

What would happen if we could ask any type of scientific or clinical question about patients, and then go out and find the data to answer our questions? With "real-world data," we can do just that. Real-world data is all medicinal product data that comes from real-life patients. In contrast, […]

Using real-world data from real-life patients was published on SAS Voices.

10月 272016
 

I've been reflecting on my life and career recently and was amazed to discover that I just hit 30 years of working with industrial and manufacturing applications. While it’s a bit tough to admit my age, I’m quite happy with my career and have enjoyed manufacturing and industrial applications. I […]

How to maximize manufacturing production assets was published on SAS Voices.

10月 272016
 

Consumers want content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all around the world. It's a tall order for media & entertainment (M&E) companies and a 180 degree shift from days past. How do they provide enough content to meet demand? Audiences are binge watching over-the-top (OTT) programming, creating […]

Digital transformation = increased expectations for media & entertainment was published on SAS Voices.

10月 242016
 

Analytics provides better insights into why something happened, or helps provide decision makers with information about what will happen in the future. That allows organizations to act now to improve outcomes instead of reacting to events after they happen. But it takes more than analytics alone. Achieving this level of […]

Analytics: Four key elements for success was published on SAS Voices.

10月 202016
 

The study of social networks has gained importance over the years within social and behavioral research on HIV and AIDS. Social network research can show routes of potential viral transfer, and be used to understand the influence of peer norms and practices on the risk behaviors of individuals. This example analyzes the […]

Analyzing social networks using Python and SAS Viya was published on SAS Voices.

10月 182016
 

Utility leaders are struggling with a world that's quickly changing and barely recognizable from the one they knew growing up. Many of the old assumptions are gone, and the business model upon which careers have been built is on the verge of disappearing. So what does the internet of things […]

What does IoT mean for utilities? was published on SAS Voices.

10月 142016
 

Open. The very word evokes a sense of happiness and possibility. When you’re hungry at an odd hour and everything around you seems to be closed, that lone neon sign glowing in a restaurant window is a most welcome relief. When a shop or service you’ve longed for finally builds […]

Always Open was published on SAS Voices.

10月 132016
 

Who cares about sports and data? Not just athletes, coaches and fans. It turns out that many companies outside of sporting organisations are also associated with the sports industry.  For example, financial services organisations are actively involved in sports sponsorships. Retailers sell fan merchandise. Telcos build social engagement strategies around […]

The analytics of things ... and sports was published on SAS Voices.