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New SAS® Data Preparation Gets Big Data Ready for Analysis

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organizations need better ways to prepare it for analysis. Analytics leader SAS is now offering SAS® Data Preparation to provide analytics professionals and business users an interactive, real-time self-service application that will ease the burden of readying data for analysis.

Big(ger) Data is Better

In this contributed article, Fiona McNeill, Global Product Marketing Manager at SAS, describes how Big Data is changing lives. “The data isn’t different than what organizations had before, albeit some new sources are now accessible to many. The challenge is that there is a lot more of it, and it’s incoming at a greater pace. The enormous amount of data can make it time-consuming to compute a calculation or pull a report. Big data requires more horsepower and optimized analytics computing.”

10 Tips for Building Effective Machine Learning Models

In this contributed article, Wayne Thompson, Chief Data Scientist at SAS, provides 10 tips for organizations who want to use machine learning more effectively. Machine learning continues to gain headway, with more organizations and industries adopting the technology to do things like optimize operations, improve inventory forecasting and anticipate customer demand.

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.