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Combining the Benefits of SAS and Open Source Analytics

As we think about the entire analytics life cycle, it’s important to consider data preparation, deployment, performance, scalability and governance, in addition to algorithms. Download the new e-book explores how organizations are using open source analytics and SAS, and what role SAS plays throughout the analytics life cycle.

8 Ways 8 Billion Data Points Can Lower Diabetes Costs

In this contributed article, David Conn, Chief Commercial Officer at Glooko, discusses how dealing with diabetes requires data, and how data science provides deep access to key aspects of chronic disease progression and treatment. Insights created by the data collected is key to improving overall care and avoiding risk in diabetes management.

Predictive Analytics in Operations

In this special guest feature, Michelle Odajima, Data Science Program Leader at OSIsoft, talks about applying predictive analytics to the operational space, and provides three basic rules for doing so: first, come up with an objective; second, get good data; third, build a team with data science skills.

IT Holds the Key to a Modern Analytics-Driven Organization

Today, organizations must apply a consistent analytic vision across all functions to identify insights more quickly in a scalable capacity, providing faster responses for business advancement. Download the new white paper from SAS to explore how IT is the key to today’s analytics-driven organizations. 

How Higher Education Can Use Data Analytics to Address Declining Enrollments

In this special guest feature, Eric Spear, Founder and President of Precision Campus, discusses how colleges and universities are trying to come up with a strategy to combat declining enrollments. The answer lies in using existing data to discover new insights.

To Derive Value from Predictive Analytics, Intent Data Is a Must

In this special guest feature, John Steinert, CMO of TechTarget, discusses how marketers must correctly complement CRM and marketing automation data with actionable purchase intent insights that come from external behavioral data. Purchase intent insights help marketers see the actions prospects take that are otherwise hidden.

3 Reasons to Consider Text Mining

A growing number of life science companies use text mining to gather important insights from vast amounts of published information. The results of mining projects inform a wide range of business activities including drug discovery, drug interactions, clinical trial development, drug safety monitoring and competitive intelligence. Download the new Copyright Clearance Center white paper that covers three of the top reasons to consider implementing text mining for life sciences companies.

How Sports Brands Are Using Technology to Dominate in Business, Not Just in the Game

In this contributed article, Leo Farias, CTO and Co-founder at Fanhero and Concepta, discusses how many innovators in the sports industry have vocalized a vision for using more data, but implementation is still scarce on the business side of brands. Most teams are primarily gathering player and game data to analyze. Why are they missing out?

How Operational Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Operations

Our friends over at Falkonry just released the new infographic below “How Operational Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Operations.” It includes some great data on how fast the industry is growing, who is using it (Toyota, Ciner, Honda, Kawasaki, etc.), how predictive analysis works, and applications per market (semiconductor, oil and gas, energy, automotive, mining, etc.).

Tableau Enables Developers to Extend Functionality with New Extensions API in 2018.2 Release

Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE: DATA), a leading analytics platform, today announced the general availability of Tableau 2018.2. This release introduces a new Extensions API that enables customers to drag and drop third party functionality directly into a dashboard. Publicly available extensions can be found in the new Extension Gallery at tableau.com/extensions.