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SAS Enables Visually Impaired to ‘Visualize’ Data

People with visual impairments are often shut out from hot careers in STEM fields, including analytics and data science. Why? Because the technology is not accessible. That is changing, thanks to SAS® Graphics Accelerator. The software provides unparalleled access to data visualization and data science for people with visual impairments.

New SAS® Analytics for IoT Makes it Easier to Tap Streaming Data Torrent

Long before the Internet of Things (IoT) became trendy, analytics leader SAS was probing data from sensors and other devices. SAS® Analytics for IoT is a new package of proven software products that applies SAS’ core expertise of analyzing massive amounts of data to IoT connected sensors and devices.

Open, Cloud-ready SAS® Viya™ is Next-generation High-performance Analytics and Visualization Architecture

New SAS® Viya™, the next-generation high-performance and visualization architecture from a leader in analytics, is designed to meet the business needs for analytics accessible to anyone and scalable to problems of any size.

Analytics Plus the Internet of Things Add up to Grid Reliability

SAS and OSIsoft are showcasing how predictive analytics from SAS and infrastructure-management software from OSIsoft can transform asset data from IoT connected devices into an optimized grid with the Salt River Project powered by SAS.

SAS® Academy for Data Science Answers Employer, Student Calls for Data Science and Business Skills

Where can aspiring and practicing data scientists earn respected credentials in big data and analytics? The same source organizations can tap to transform top talent and gain a competitive edge: the new SAS® Academy for Data Science.

SAS® Visual Analytics helps CrescentCare Measure Results in Fight Against HIV

CrescentCare recently turned to SAS Visual Analytics software for data exploration, interactive reporting and analytics, with plans to create an interactive executive dashboard showing key insights in the local fight against HIV.

SAS® Analytics Helps US Food and Nutrition Service Bust Benefits Fraud

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is using predictive analytics from SAS to crack down on fraud in its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SAS® Analytics is helping FNS detect suspicious behaviors that indicate a beneficiary may be illegally selling SNAP benefits for cash.

The Analytics Palette

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

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

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.