SAS Delivers Free Analytics Training For COVID Researchers

Analytics leader SAS is increasing its support of COVID researchers through new, free analytics training options. A year ago, SAS provided free use of health care analytics software for users of the COVID-19 Research Database (CRD), a secure repository of HIPAA-compliant, de-identified and limited patient-level data sets. Organized by Datavant and their partners, the database is available to public health and policy researchers to further investigate COVID-19 and its impact on health care and socio-economic outcomes.…

SAS Packs The Most Analytics Punch’ And Is A Leader In Streaming Analytics Per Independent Research Firm

SAS is among the top providers of streaming analytics according to The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021 report. The Forrester evaluation cites SAS® Event Stream Processing as a Leader. Marketing Technology News: Strata Introduces Identity Orchestration Platform for Multi-Clouds According to the Forrester report, "SAS packs the most analytics punch. SAS Event Stream Processing (ESP) stands out in this evaluation as the platform with the most built-in analytics for machine learning and other advanced…

Innovative SAS Hackathon Winners Solve Big Problems Through AI and Analytics

The winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon delivered solutions to vexing problems by using big data AI. Teams from across the globe used cloud-native SAS® Viya® advanced analytics, Microsoft Azure, and other tools to improve people's lives, enhance businesses and promote a healthy planet. Throughout March, analytics leader SAS brought together hundreds of curious minds for the virtual Hackathon. The competition challenged data scientists, technology enthusiasts and business visionaries in a host of industries to…

New SAS Viya Offerings Help Better Manage and Navigate Big Data for AI and Analytics

Large county health organization uses SAS data management solutions to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations Diverse and complex data environments create a challenge for organizations seeking to operationalize analytics to enable the best business decisions. Global analytics leader SAS continues to enhance its powerful, cloud-native SAS® Viya® platform with the inclusion of new data management solutions to further strengthen the foundation for data and analytic success. Marketing Technology News: Shifting…

SAS Ranked A Leader In Customer Analytics Technologies

Report states that SAS provides a deep bench of capabilities to help brands deliver the next best experience According to The Forrester Wave: Customer Analytics Solutions, Q3 2020 “… vendors now serve multiple enterprise personas, and, most importantly, the focus has shifted from merely generating insights to identifying and delivering the next best experience. Enterprises that invest in these leading customer analytics technologies to drive intelligent, optimized interactions with their customers will stand to benefit…

SAS and Microsoft Partner to Further Shape The Future of Analytics and AI

SAS' AI and analytics more tightly integrate with Microsoft Azure; Microsoft to bring cloud-based SAS industry solutions to its customers Microsoft Corp. and SAS announced an extensive technology and go-to-market strategic partnership. The two companies will enable customers to easily run their SAS workloads in the cloud, expanding their business solutions and unlocking critical value from their digital transformation initiatives. As part of the partnership, the companies will migrate SAS' analytical products and industry…

SAS Uses Analytics, AI to Empower Community and Track Pandemic

Launches COVID-19 Resource Hub to provide data, analytic capabilities and learning resources With the world laser-focused on tackling the novel coronavirus crisis, a slew of free resources designed to inform, empower and inspire are now available to organizations the world over. Using its most innovative technology in new ways, analytics leader SAS has developed a robust COVID-19 Data Analytics Resource Hub to help businesses and individuals across industries combat the virus, putting analytics to work where it's needed…

SAS is No. 1 in Advanced and Predictive Analytics Market Share, Says Analyst Report

SAS again ranks number one for market share, according to the IDC report, Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Software 2018 Market Shares: Demand Across All Use-Case Patterns. SAS led with a 27.7% market share in the advanced and predictive analytics category in 2018, more than twice that of the next competitor. SAS has led in the predictive and advanced analytics category since IDC started tracking the market in 1997 and has shown continued revenue growth in the category each year. "As the volume and complexity of data…

SAS Invests in Humans, Powered by AI and Analytics Education

SAS Launches Free AI Software for Teaching and Learning, a New Analytics Simulation Game, AI Certifications and Badging, and a Boys & Girls Club Coding Partnership SAS announced its latest plans to invest in the people behind the analytics, to help educate the new generation to change what's possible, and to train a workforce for a transformed economy. Several new programs and initiatives – all part of the overall commitment SAS has to promoting analytics education for all – were introduced during SAS Global Forum…

SAS Showcases Regional Impact of Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence at Flagship EventShowcases Regional Impact of Advanced…

SAS Analytics Roadshow 2019 Brings Together Industry Experts, Regional Business Leaders and IT Decision Makers to Spotlight Impact of AI and Analytics in Digital Era Dubai: SAS, the leader in business analytics, hosted the SAS Analytics Roadshow 2019 in Dubai to highlight how advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions are transforming organizations across the region in the digital era. IT and business decision makers gained greater insight into how data-driven innovation can be put in action to…

More Than Half of Organizations Say Analytics Makes Them More Innovative, According to a SAS Survey

72 Percent Recognize the Benefits of Analytics but Only 39 Percent Use It to Inform Strategy ANALYTICS EXPERIENCE -- Nearly three-quarters of organizations (72 percent) claim that analytics helps them generate valuable insight and 60 percent say their analytics resources have made them more innovative, according to research commissioned by SAS, the leader in analytics. That is despite only four in 10 (39 percent) saying that analytics is core to their business strategy. A third of respondents (35 percent) report that…

SAS Is No. 1 in Advanced and Predictive Analytics Market, Says IDC Report

SAS again surpasses all predictive and advanced analytics suppliers, according to the IDC report, Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Software 2017 Market Shares: Healthy Growth Across the Board. SAS led with a 30.8 percent market share in 2017 in the advanced and predictive analytics category, more than twice that of the next-closest competitor. SAS has led in the predictive and advanced analytics category since IDC started tracking the market in 1997 and has exhibited continued growth every year in the category. "SAS…

CSU-Global Teams with Analytics Leader SAS to Offer Joint Certificate

Students Earning Applied Data Analytics Certificate Will Get a Leg up in Booming Analytics Economy Students at Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) can earn a powerful joint certificate, verifying their skills in the high-demand field of data analytics. CSU-Global and SAS are collaborating on the Applied Data Analytics certificate, which will be available to students who complete a series of four graduate-level data analytics courses. “SAS skills can open many doors in the workforce,” said Jerry Oglesby,…

SAS Named As A Leader in AI-based Text Analytics By Independent Research Firm

SAS Earned Top Marks in the Forrester Report in Many Sub-Categories Finding insights in unstructured data befuddles many organizations, but overcoming the challenge is possible with next-generation analytics tools powered by artificial intelligence. SAS' best-in-class analytics help businesses uncover these opportunities, and SAS has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave: AI-Based Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2018. The report also noted SAS' "comprehensive" visual user interface. "Text analytics can…

Lockheed Martin Collaborates with SAS on Cutting-Edge Analytics

Lockheed Martin's Collaboration with SAS Showcases Company's Commitment to Resolving Customer Problems with the aid of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Lockheed Martin is collaborating with analytics leader SAS to deliver innovative, next-generation analytics across the company's F-35, C-130J, and LM-100J programs. Proven capabilities supporting Lockheed Martin programs also serve stakeholders integrating artificial intelligence and enabling digital transformation. Lockheed Martin's collaboration with SAS…

SAS a Leader: Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Analytics

 SAS Recognized For Its Ability To Execute With Completeness Of Vision Measuring the effectiveness of digital marketing is among the most significant challenges for brands today. Organizations that tap into digital marketing analytics, which allows them a comprehensive view of which digital strategies are working, and which aren't, have a noteworthy advantage. SAS Customer Intelligence, powered by predictive analytics and machine learning, helps marketers make smart, customer-centric decisions. For the third…

New How-To Book Puts SAS® Visual Analytics in Focus

An Introduction To SAS® Visual Analytics: How To Explore Numbers, Design Reports, And Gain Insight Into Your Data Covers Everything Users Need To Know About Data Visualization They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but robust visualizations of complex business data can be worth even more. A new book from analytics leader SAS, An Introduction to SAS® Visual Analytics: How to Explore Numbers, Design Reports, and Gain Insight Into Your Data, teaches users how to create eye-popping charts and draw powerful insights…

SAS names Jenn Chase as Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President

SAS, the global leader in analytics, announced today the appointment of Jenn Chase to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. "Jenn has elevated the role of the marketing function by working closely with her colleagues in Sales, Research and Development, and other areas to focus on the needs of our customers," said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. "She is a leader who makes bold, smart choices that pay off immediately. Marketing is a big part of our growth engine, and Jenn recognizes the link…

Amazon Opens Disaster Relief Hub In Atlanta For Faster Response To Natural Disasters

Ahead of the 2021 hurricane season starting today, Amazon donated and pre-positioned over 500,000 emergency supplies to help relief organizations respond to natural disasters in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Central America Since 2017, Amazon’s disaster relief and response efforts have provided over 13 million items and tens of millions of dollars to support community partners worldwide during 59 natural disasters Amazon announced today the opening of its first Disaster Relief Hub, a facility near Atlanta storing emergency…

SAS Launches Free Data Literacy Resources To Build Essential Life Skills

SAS, the leader in analytics, is launching free data literacy resources to help people navigate and thrive in a world awash in data. Data literacy is the ability to consume, interpret and understand data, and is an essential skill for success in today's world and workplaces. Through a new course and a free tool for educators, SAS is making data literacy accessible for all. Marketing Technology News: Avatier Unveils 2021 Spring Release Identity Anywhere Suite The ability to use data is essential for everyone, not just…