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How the Dummy Might Save Your Life
James M. Connolly  
6/29/2016   Post a comment
The public airs its opinion on the classic ethics issue surrounding autonomous vehicles. It's a matter of number of lives at risk.
Are There Zika Mosquitoes in Your County?
Robert Allison  
6/28/2016   2 comments
Pulling data on potential Zika-bearing mosquitoes into a SAS map will open your eyes to what might be in your area.
Is the State of Analytics REALLY That Bad?
Lisa Morgan  
6/28/2016   10 comments
A CompTIA survey shows how organizations would like to expand their analytics initiative, but there are some areas where they might want to simply do analytics better in the right spots.
Let's Talk Predictive Analytics
James M. Connolly  
6/27/2016   2 comments
Predictive analytics and the benefits they can bring to an organization are on tap for All Analytics Radio, Tuesday, June 28, at 2 pm.
Validating AI Adoption in the Enterprise
Kishore Jethanandani  
6/27/2016   Post a comment
Artificial intelligence technology is at a point where enterprises have to start trusting it more often for decision making, according to an AI expert from PwC.
A2's Five-Year Anniversary: Look What Analytics Have Accomplished
James M. Connolly  
6/27/2016   17 comments
As All Analytics marks its five-year anniversary as an information source for those working with analytics, it's time to recognize the real pioneers in advancing analytics in our lives, you the analytics pro.
Big: Data, Model, Quality and Variety
Leo Sadovy  
6/24/2016   2 comments
A fresh look at big data. It's time to apply "big" not just to the data, but to the model, quality, and variety.
Will Independent Voters Decide the Election?
Robert Allison  
6/23/2016   31 comments
SAS tools help to highlight the voter movement away from the two main political parties in the US and toward independent status.
Where the IoT Brings Disruption
James M. Connolly  
6/23/2016   7 comments
The Internet of Things isn't just about adding a bunch of new connections to existing applications. Look toward the future and how IoT can change the way we do business and how we live.
Should Regulators Standardize Risk Models?
Roger Lang  
6/22/2016   Post a comment
Financial risk managers might have to face a choice of using standardized risk models to comply with regulations rather than models designed for their specific institutions.
Your Analytics Initiative is About Process, not Product
James M. Connolly  
6/20/2016   2 comments
It's become ever-more clear that launching an analytics initiative is more about processes -- defining what is right for your organization -- than about technology.
The Big Fat Truth About the US Weight Problem
Robert Allison  
6/20/2016   8 comments
Use of the right colors and a simple restacking help a version of an obesity graph done in SAS come to life.
Data Consumers Left Out in the Cold?
Tricia Aanderud  
6/20/2016   17 comments
While pretty pictures as reports look nice -- and easy to understand -- for an analyst, the consumer of that data might sit there and say, "Huh?"
Time to Get Creative in Finding Analytics Talent
James M. Connolly  
6/17/2016   26 comments
A lesson from NASA via All Analytics Academy presenter Meta S. Brown: Get creative when it comes to staffing your analytics initiative.
Lasagna Plots in SAS: When Spaghetti Plots Don't Suffice
Rick Wicklin  
6/16/2016   4 comments
Techniques for spaghetti plots paired with SAS tools illustrated ways to high volumes of common data over time.
Intelligent Cars: Questions, Questions, Questions
James M. Connolly  
6/16/2016   6 comments
Speakers from SAS and Cisco will explore some of the questions and some of the answers surrounding the move to intelligent and autonomous cars and trucks during a session at the ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt.
These Aren't the Drones You're Looking For, But Those Are!
Robert Allison  
6/15/2016   16 comments
Federal Aviation Administration data and SAS tools help to illustrate the popularity of drones around the US.
Making Stethoscopes Smarter
Maryam Donnelly  
6/15/2016   12 comments
Now 200 years old the doctor's stethoscope may finally be evolving as app developers make more data and diagnostic capabilities available through tablets and smart phones.
Think Advanced Analytics and Data Science Talent
James M. Connolly  
6/14/2016   1 comment
As our All Analytics Academy program continues this week, we have presentations on tap to help guide your organization into advanced analytics, hire and retain top analytics talent, and build a culture of analytics within your business.
Analytics Could Bolster Anti-corruption Crackdown
Jon Martindale  
6/13/2016   26 comments
A UK initiative aims to fight corruption by making those at the top of the food chain responsible for the criminal activity of those below them.
What You Need to Know About Your Analytics Progress
James M. Connolly  
6/13/2016   1 comment
An analytics assessment tool from SAS provides an interesting exercise in evaluating your organization's progress in its digital transformation, and highlights where the organization needs to be.
I See Spots -- Sunspots!
Robert Allison  
6/9/2016   19 comments
SAS tools shed a bit more light on graphics displaying trends in sunspots.
A2 Academy: Make Sure It's Good Data
James M. Connolly  
6/9/2016   6 comments
The second session in All Analytics Academy, Analytics for All: The Right Start, airs today at 2 pm EDT when data scientist Daniel Gutierrez discusses best practices in finding and managing data, and ensuring that it is the right data.
Yes, You Can Trust the Gut
James M. Connolly  
6/8/2016   20 comments
Analytics professions can continue to fight gut decision-making in the business units, or they can explore ways to uncover and utilize the data that shaped gut decisions over the years.
You're Doing Analytics, But Do You Have an Analytical Mind?
Lisa Morgan  
6/7/2016   15 comments
The fact that someone is working with analytics doesn't necessarily mean they have an analytical mind. Do you have such a mind?
A Closer Look at the Teacher Salary Graph
Robert Allison  
6/6/2016   30 comments
SAS tools help to illustrate teacher pay rates through the US, but Robert also points out how additional data could better put the numbers in perspective.
Analytics: Start on the Right Foot
James M. Connolly  
6/6/2016   Post a comment
The new All Analytics Academy debuts on Tuesday, with our expert presenters offering best practices for new and expanding analytics initiatives, no matter how large or small your organization might be.
Mesh Networks Promise to Tap a Wealth of IoT Data
Kishore Jethanandani  
6/3/2016   6 comments
The Internet of Thingís last mile holds rich data seams that can be opened for data mining with mesh networks.
Yelling Analytics in a Crowded Theater
Leo Sadovy  
6/3/2016   6 comments
Leo Sadovy reflects on six years of writing his Value Alley blog for SAS and how analytics have matured over those same years.
Customer Analytics Need a Top-to-Bottom Commitment
James M. Connolly  
6/2/2016   1 comment
A McKinsey survey shows that organizations are seeing less value in customer analytics, but there are ways to ensure that you get that return on investment with commitment to those analytics from the top to the bottom of the company.
How Can You Know Whatís Best for More Than 20,000 Students?
Georgia Mariani  
6/2/2016   5 comments
Officials of Western Kentucky University explain how analytics and tools such as SAS and SAS Visual Analytics help them deliver information through an enterprise reporting system.
SAS Proves a Most Valuable Skill on Payday
James M. Connolly  
6/1/2016   2 comments
SAS, data mining/data warehousing, and data modeling all recorded top scores in research highlighting the most valuable employee skills.
Do Analytics Deliver Bang for Crime Fighting Bucks?
Ariella Brown  
5/31/2016   36 comments
As some cities, including New York, are expanding their use of ShotSpotter technology, there are questions in other cities about its effectiveness.
Everyone is Doing Analytics, So...
James M. Connolly  
5/31/2016   5 comments
The days of easy competitive advantage from analytics are gone.. If all your rivals are using analytics, it's up to your organization to do them better
How Does Your Favorite US National Park Stack Up?
Robert Allison  
5/30/2016   15 comments
Use of SAS Proc Print enables a graphic presentation of the popularity of the US national parks with easy access for the viewer.
Just Click 'Agree' and Hope
James M. Connolly  
5/27/2016   23 comments
Jon Carter's latest cartoon should hit home with everyone who has faced that "agree" button for a piece of software or a website.
SAS 360 Discover: Predictive Marketing's New Secret Weapon
Suneel Grover  
5/27/2016   2 comments
The new SAS 360 Discover provides marketers with new views into the activities of their valued customers.
Lifelong Learning and Analytics
Leo Sadovy  
5/26/2016   19 comments
A mom can provide a lesson in life-long learning, and the growing number of analytics programs in universities help to support that need to learn.
Ecommerce + IoT + Amazon = Not Just Web Analytics
Pierre DeBois  
5/26/2016   12 comments
Amazonís emphasis on the Internet of Things in its strategic moves demonstrates how web analytics is no longer just about the web.
War: Numbers Tell Half the Story
James M. Connolly  
5/25/2016   31 comments
An awesome visualization of World War II deaths provides insight into what global war means while also shedding light on how relatively lucky we are today.
Why Data Scientists Must Understand Normalization
Fabian Pascal  
5/25/2016   13 comments
Data quality and avoiding inconsistencies is directly tied to normalization of data in a database.
Analytics: Not Just About Saving Money
James M. Connolly  
5/24/2016   20 comments
As our current All Analytics Quick Poll highlights, there's proof that even analytics projects that hold hard-to-quantify goals are providing organizations with real-world benefits.
Critical Reflections on Insourcing and Outsourcing Big Data & Analytics
Bart Baesens  
5/24/2016   Post a comment
Organizations that are considering outsourcing options for their analytics initiatives need to take a critical look and plan carefully. Many companies find themselves opting for only limited outsourcing.
Picking a Surreal Vacation Destination in the US
Robert Allison  
5/24/2016   26 comments
With summer vacation time approaching, Robert uses SAS Graph to highlight some of the most surreal destinations in the US.
Feds Adopt a Data Quality/Security Burden
James M. Connolly  
5/23/2016   6 comments
While it makes sense to search social media activity as part of background checks for federal job applicants, how that third-party data gets used and secured raises some concerns in Congress.
Knowledge: Technologically Determined or Socially Constructed?
Bryan Beverly  
5/23/2016   9 comments
Consider this: Is knowledge in your organization created by technology or by the people associated with the organization? Bryan Beverly kicks off the discussion.
The Financial Sector Takes on Disruption and Crime
James M. Connolly  
5/20/2016   9 comments
Speakers at this week's SAS Financial Services Forum addressed issues such a disruption, how to reach the Generation Y market, and the ever-present threat of financial crime.
The Talent Gap: It's Time to Innovate
James M. Connolly  
5/19/2016   7 comments
A panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium highlighted some examples of creative approaches to closing the talent gap, but it's time for more organizations and the educational system to follow the lead and innovate in how they find and develop tech and business talent.
You Don't Know Squat About the Las Vegas Housing Market
Robert Allison  
5/19/2016   14 comments
Data and SAS tools highlight how bad the home squatting problem is in Las Vegas, a city troubled by falling real estate values.
Getting to the Heart of Data Sharing
James M. Connolly  
5/17/2016   4 comments
A collaboration between SAS and the Duke Clinical Research Institute is one example of how data sharing among organizations can work for the good of all of us.
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