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10月 112016
 

Last December, The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law to ensure opportunity for all students in the United States. As part of this federal legislation, states now have the flexibility to design their own accountability systems following certain parameters outlined in ESSA. These accountability systems include academic and non-academic indicators. By […]

ESSA – accountability, indicators and analytics to drive informed decision making was published on SAS Voices.

10月 082016
 

Have you ever been involved in executing an exploratory analysis based on an integrated clinical trial database? If so, you've probably experienced firsthand how elaborate the initial phase of data access and data processing can be. Market analysts estimate the ratio for preparing the data, compared to actually analyzing the information, […]

Building clinical data and insight visually was published on SAS Voices.

10月 072016
 

Are you happy with the ROI on your analytics investments? Recently we’ve seen an upswing in organisations investing in analytical platform capabilities. One can assume the goal of these investments is to turn transactional data into a strategic asset. However, analytics alone will not do it. Unless your organisation is […]

Achieving analytics ROI – the path to success was published on SAS Voices.

10月 072016
 

Are you happy with the ROI on your analytics investments? Recently we’ve seen an upswing in organisations investing in analytical platform capabilities. One can assume the goal of these investments is to turn transactional data into a strategic asset. However, analytics alone will not do it. Unless your organisation is […]

Achieving analytics ROI – the path to success was published on SAS Voices.

10月 062016
 

Real world data (RWD) provides opportunities for new and deeper insights across life science and health care organizations but managing, analyzing and extracting actionable information from the various types of available sources presents unique challenges. The sheer size of these observational and administrative sets of data can cause these issues. […]

A Playbook for real world intelligence was published on SAS Voices.

10月 052016
 

While men still outnumber women in the analytics field, there are plenty of opportunities available for women. At a recent Chief Data and Analytics forum, I was encouraged to see a well-balanced number of senior executives presenting about the business of analytics.  Speakers included 12 women and 14 men, which indicates a […]

Two tips for women starting a career in analytics was published on SAS Voices.

10月 032016
 

With today’s customers able to access rich sources of product and service information – especially pricing data – when they are mobile, retailers are being forced to innovate in the way they capture consumers’ attention. Unfortunately, attention spans are rapidly decreasing to just the few seconds that a user spends […]

Retailers, are you considering customer relevance and commercial relevance? was published on SAS Voices.

9月 302016
 

At SAS, we use terms like “machine learning,” “predictive modeling” and, of course, “analytics” quite a bit in our day-to-day business. Not surprising, given that we're the largest analytical software vendor out there. But have you noticed that these terms are popping up more frequently in news articles and blogs? […]

The problem with analytics was published on SAS Voices.

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
 

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle, or it will starve to death. It doesn't matter whether you are a […]

Our world is flat, but our employees aren’t: How to manage and hire with analytics was published on SAS Voices.