When she was a little girl, SAS Senior User Experience Designer Khaliah Cothran’s parents gave her a creativity building set. She fell in love with building models of all kinds, from cars and trains to merry-go-rounds. And just like that, an engineer was born. A few years later, Cothran happened [...]
Gareth Hampson, a data scientist who graduated with an MSc in databases and web-based systems from Salford University, recently won a SAS prize for his excellent project using SAS® Enterprise Miner™. He has also been profoundly deaf since the age of 4 due to meningitis. We spoke to Gareth to find out more about […]
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As the demand for analytical skills continues to grow and the data scientist has been catalogued as the sexiest job of the 21st century, more and more students are showing interest in the analytics and big data world. We asked one of our graduates to share her experiences working as […]
On February 26, 2016 the SAS Canada Academic Program hosted its first event with the brand new Zone for Learning Analytics School (ZLAS) at Ryerson University. Ryerson created ZLAS in an attempt to bring analytics to all students across Canada and, so far, it’s working! Students from Ryerson University, the […]
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Customers today have more control over the buying process than marketers. So it’s vital for companies to reach them when they're ready to be engaged. Communications need to be relevant and consistent across all inbound and outbound channels to provide the sort of customer service that will match or surpass […]
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In a few short years, the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. In fact, recent research from MGI and McKinsey's Business Technology Office says: By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million […]
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That famous warning phrase heard regularly on the London Underground, warning passengers of the gap between the train and the platform, also applies to the UK tech industry. We’re facing a gap between the skills available in today's workforce and the demand for specific skills in today’s job market. And the gap […]
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In February this year, the Careers and Business Relations (CBR) team from Regent’s University London invited SAS to participate in their International Business Week – the topic was: “The challenge to get SAS into a new market” and called first year business students to develop a project using their knowledge, […]
Numerous studies and statistics point to the fact that in just a few short years the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. With so much talk around the analytics skills gap and the growing market for analytic talent, we wanted to highlight a variety of avenues […]
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As many as 2,000 new users are registering each month to partake of -- and contribute to -- collective SAS wisdom in the SAS Support Communities. If you’re beginning your journey to learn SAS, make a habit of stopping by SAS Communities Library to tap a growing treasure trove of fascinating […]
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