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Combining the Benefits of Commercial & Open Analytics

A new e-book explores how organizations in many industries are using open source analytics and SAS, getting the most from both, and what role SAS plays throughout the analytics life cycle.

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.

SpotIQ AI-Driven Analytics: Architecting Automated Insights for the Masses

SpotIQ AI-driven analytics automatically uncover answers to questions business people may not have known to ask. Powering SpotIQ is a new breed of analytics architecture and in-memory calculation engine that was built from the ground up for speed at scale on billions of rows of data across multiple data sources. Download the new white paper, courtesy of ThoughtSpot, that explores how with SpotIQ AI-drive analytics, you now have the power of a thousand analysts in your hand.

Interview: Ashley Kramer, VP Product Management at Alteryx

I recently caught up with Ashley Kramer, VP Product Management for Alteryx during the company’s Inspire 2018 conference in Anaheim, California, to get an update on her company’s direction. Alteryx is a leader in self-service data analytics, one of the fastest growing software markets.

Analytics Development Life Cycle: Pangea is Panacea

Sai Prakash from HCL America gave this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. “In this short talk we shall present an analytics workbench perspective (Pangea) that brings entire ADLC under single umbrella thus enabling collaboration, shrinking overall cycle time, easing model deployment efforts and allowing model monitoring. Actionable insights and visualizations are facilitated though service integration interfaces.”

Solving the Contract Analytics Imperative: Technology, People and Process

In financial services, contracts often exist in highly dispersed formats, with jurisdictional complexities and risk aspects that change over time—resulting in high levels of risk. Download the new white paper from ADLIB to earn how to transform contracts into actionable, defensible assets with a robust contract intelligence solution.

Best Practices Report: The Power of Operationalized Analytics

The pace of business continues to increase. And the power of big data and analytics is growing. But it’s not enough to just analyze this data anymore. According to a new TDWI Best Practices Report, sponsored by SAS, businesses also need to take action on this data. Read on to find out how businesses can better operationalize their analytics and derive value from their data. 

Business Analytics are Helping Companies Push the Envelope & Drive Innovation

These days, data and business analytics are the catalysts allowing many companies to push the envelope. A new MITSloan Management Review Research Report, sponsored by SAS, explores analytics as a source of business innovation, as well as how this increased ability to innovate is benefitting a spectrum of industries.

Operationalizing and Embedding Analytics for Action

As the pace of business continues to accelerate, forward-looking organizations are beginning to realize that it is not enough to analyze their data; they must also take action on it. To do this, more businesses are beginning to systematically operationalize their analytics as part of a business process. Download a new TDWI Best Practices Report from SAS that focuses on how organizations can and are operationalizing and embedding analytics to derive business value.

Big Data Analytics as a Source of Business Innovation

Competitive advantage from data analytics is changing, and for the better. Big data analytics are increasingly the start and source of business innovation, which is producing a surge of benefits across industries. Download a new report from SAS to lean more about how recent headway in data analytics is pushing business innovation.