8月 222018

As a fun side project I recently looked into alternative visualization techniques in order to use computers to create art. An interesting approach is pointillism, which, according to Wikipedia is a "technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image." This [...]

Pointillistic art with SAS® Visual Analytics was published on SAS Voices by Falko Schulz

12月 062017

Are you struggling to kick start your organization’s analytics journey, especially when it comes to leveraging advanced analytics and machine learning techniques? If the answer is yes then you’re definitely not alone. Whilst most organisations today recognise the benefit of analytics and data science, many are still struggling to kick [...]

4 Reasons to Kick Start your Analytics Journey with SAS Visual Analytics was published on SAS Voices by Felix Liao

5月 152014
There's been no shortage of eye-opening mergers and acquisitions activity in the news lately. Tumblr might have been the trojan horse of the more recent and expensive M&A activity; OcculusVR, Nest and Whatsapp have made many Wall Street "experts" ask the bubble question. With all this activity, one has to wonder if […]
5月 082014
We live in an era in which it's not terribly difficult for companies to ape many of their competitors' products and services, especially digital ones. For relatively small amounts of money (compared to years past), an organization can more or less mimic another's raison d'être and even specific functionality. As for design, […]
4月 102014
While we live in an era of big data, it's folly to claim that all data is accurate. Just because you read something on the internet doesn't make it true. In this post, I'll look at two organizations that are working to increase data accuracy and transparency. I'll spare you […]
3月 272014
It's hard to imagine a hotter job now than the data scientist. Supply trails demand and, as a result, there's no shortage of myths around them. But is there any real difference between traditional statisticians and what we now call data scientists? I asked my friend Melinda Thielbar, a research statistician developer at JMP (a [...]
1月 022014
Few companies had histories as storied as Eastman Kodak. Although the company developed the first digital camera in 1975, "the product was dropped for fear it would threaten Kodak's photographic film business." [Wikipedia] Well, we all know how that turned out. In September, the company emerged from bankruptcy, but its future is anything [...]