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2月 282017

Did you know that… Scientists have concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes the egg shells is only produced by hens. Source A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven. Source The London Eye in England is the largest [...]

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11月 032016

The job market for individuals with analytical skills is hot, and it’s only getting hotter. A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute puts the situation in perspective, citing a shortfall of nearly 200,000 professionals with strong analytical skills by the year 2018. Businesses are looking to colleges and universities […]

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10月 122016

Today, the need to take an analytical approach to business challenges no longer only applies to traditional, data-driven functions of a business, like IT, but is becoming more and more relevant to every part of an organization, including the marketing function. Employers tasked with staffing modern marketing teams are facing […]

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9月 152016

As we continue our Student in Analytics series, we chat with Lucy D’Agostino. Lucy is a PhD student at Vanderbilt University studying biostatics. She believes SAS is an essential tool to have in your “tool belt” -- and something that will give you an advantage in your career. Listen to […]

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9月 022016

Not long ago, the well-equipped student entering the job market would only need a degree on their resume. Now, certifications and other advanced skills developed outside of a degree program are becoming essential. In response to growing market demands and the increased importance of analytics, data science, and big data […]

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4月 112016

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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4月 042016

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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2月 042016

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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1月 272016

Students, it’s time to put your Analytical skills to the test. Registration for the 2016 Analytics Shootout competition is now open!  This competition will allow you to use your Analytical skills to solve a hypothetical, but common, real-world business problem.  Gather your fellow students, create a team, and register today!  […]

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9月 042015

Are you a student learning SAS in your classes? Interested in Big Data and the power of SAS Analytics? Here’s your opportunity to show us what you’ve got! At the Academic Summit at SAS Global Forum 2015, an exciting new competition was announced for students – the Student Symposium. This […]

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