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The Analytics Palette

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Our friends over at SAS put together the compelling infographic below which outlines the four types of analytics (descriptive, predictive, diagnostic and prescriptive) and how each one works.

Analytics Filter Out the Noise

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In this special guest feature, Leo Sadovy of SAS highlights how big data analytics can act as a filter and how it can improve our daily lives.

SAS Achieves Record Revenue in 2014 – $3.09 Billion

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Growing customer demand for cloud analytics and data visualization in 2014 were among the top drivers for SAS’ 39th consecutive year of revenue growth. SAS posted US$3.09 billion, up 5.1 percent in constant currency (2.3 percent US dollars) over 2013.

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics […]

Video: Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”

New York Mets Sign SAS® to Lead Off Analytics Lineup

The New York Mets and SAS, a leader in business analytics, has announced a partnership that will see the Club use SAS analytics to help analyze fan data at an individual level to engage with them in a meaningful way.

SAS Survey: Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy

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A new survey from SAS, “Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy,” finds a strong correlation between trust and willingness to share information on the part of the consumer. Trust in data security is by far the biggest factor when customers decide to provide information.

SAS Drives Analytics Into the Cloud with Amazon Web Services

SAS is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help organizations improve business functions by creating flexible, scalable, analytics-driven cloud applications.

SAS Visual Statistics for Modernized Analytics

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Many organizations around the world that grasp the value of big data are looking to SAS® Visual Statistics to speed model building and transform accurate analytic insight into business success faster and more accurately than ever. The new software is from SAS, a leader in advanced analytics.

Revolution R Enterprise vs. SAS Performance Benchmark

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The debate over which statistical platform sits premiere over the others for data science applications rages on. The discussion often turns to the popular R and SAS environments. But to focus the dialog on performance only, a new benchmark study was just completed by commercial R provider Revolution Analytics.