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Lifelong Learning and Analytics
Leo Sadovy  
5/26/2016   1 comment
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   Post a comment
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   13 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   2 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   6 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   15 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.
Ways Analytics is Used in Grocery Stores, and Whatís to Come
Emily Johnson  
5/17/2016   22 comments
Analytics are bringing change to your local grocery store, helping the grocer keep the shelves stocked, moving customers through checkout lines, and improving your shopping experience. Our slideshow looks at ways analytics are changing grocery shopping today and how they will change things in the future.
Panama Papers Highlight Security Gaps
Jon Martindale  
5/16/2016   10 comments
The Panama Papers, Snowden, the White House, and Ashley Madison, along with other data breaches serve as reminders that when you are entrusted with conducting analytics on the data of others you better have your security act in order.
Analytics in Government: Change Happens
James M. Connolly  
5/16/2016   15 comments
All Analytics Radio highlights how analytics can change how government operates -- change being a hot topic in this year's elections -- and how states are already realizing benefits from the change that analytics bring.
Five Steps to Advance Your Analytics Strategy
James M. Connolly  
5/13/2016   4 comments
All Analytics is announcing our spring All Analytics Academy series, "Analytics for All: The Right Start." Learn more about the five streaming audio presentations and how you can register. Whether you are new to the analytics game or a data veteran, a big company, a small company, or a mid-sized company, the Academy has lessons for you.
Is that a CSV file...or have you been drinking?
Robert Allison  
5/12/2016   17 comments
As more communities launch open data initiatives, there are new possibilities for using SAS Proc Import and other tools to visualize government data that can be downloaded as .csv files.
See Why Old MacDonald Has an iPad
James M. Connolly  
5/12/2016   12 comments
For organizations like John Deere & Co. that want to help feed the world, analytics translate into agricultural efficiency and change the way farms operate.
The Great Analytics Talent Shortage: Fact or Fiction
Emmett Cox  
5/11/2016   11 comments
There are some bright spots on the data science talent front as universities step up to help fill the talent pipeline through new analytics programs.
How Predictive Analytics Lowers Labor Costs
James M. Connolly  
5/9/2016   8 comments
We're discussing payroll leakage -- increased labor costs due to poor scheduling and planning -- in the workforce, and how advanced analytics can help organizations find efficiencies while remaining productive. Join All Analytics Radio Tuesday at 2 pm (EDT).
Data-Driven Hiring Takes Command
Ariella Brown  
5/9/2016   18 comments
Ideal.com works to take the gut decision out of the hiring process, replacing it with data analytics.
How to Partner With IT to Build a Dashboard for Community College Administrators
Georgia Mariani  
5/6/2016   2 comments
Speakers from El Paso Community College illustrate how researchers and IT can work together using SAS tools to provide crucial information and encourage users to come up with new ideas for using analytics.
Discuss the IoT and Insurance on A2 Radio
James M. Connolly  
5/5/2016   15 comments
All Analytics Radio hosts Gwenn Bezard of the Aite Group on Friday at noon, as we discuss what the Internet of Things means to the relationship between customers and their insurance companies. We will look at the benefits and possible penalties that await individuals and companies that give insurers access to enterprise and home IoT systems.
The Value Proposition of Streaming Analytics to the Enterprise
Daniel D. Gutierrez  
5/5/2016   6 comments
Streaming analytics, which is drawing an increasing amount of interest, helps enterprises by visualizing the business in real-time, cutting preventable losses, automating immediate actions, and detecting urgent conditions.
All Those Little Internets of Things
James M. Connolly  
5/3/2016   7 comments
The Interop IoT Summit highlighted why it's time to break our image of the Internet of Things into multiple small chunks, so we don't confuse consumer IoT with what goes on at industrial sites and in the commercial world.
The A2 Analytics Roundtable: The People Matter
James M. Connolly  
5/3/2016   8 comments
At the All Analytics Roundtable at the InformationWeek Elite 100 conference, IT and analytics executives emphasized why serving people ranks ahead of bottom-line results.
How to Judge Technology and Ourselves
James M. Connolly  
5/2/2016   11 comments
It's time to start asking ourselves questions about the role of technology -- particularly intelligent machines like robots -- in our lives and our jobs, including how we can evaluate the performance of our machines.
Learn Where Healthcare is Heading
James M. Connolly  
4/29/2016   25 comments
Tha SAS Health Analytics Virtual Forum airs in a few days. You can bet that "change" will be a frequently used term, just as it is in any reference to healthcare and the life sciences sector.
A Graph Fit for a Prince
Robert Allison  
4/28/2016   19 comments
SAS tools help to illustrate the works of the late Prince.
Crossing the Digital Divide
Charlie Chase  
4/28/2016   10 comments
The digital divide requires changes up and down the supply chain and recognition of the shifts in customer expectations.
Analytics Education Take Global Forum's Center Stage
James M. Connolly  
4/28/2016   3 comments
At SAS Global Forum, educational initiatives stepped up, including a scholarship program for women in analytics and awards for educational excellence with analytics.
How Analytics Makes The Drive Better
Pierre DeBois  
4/27/2016   50 comments
The rising interest in autonomous vehicles and development environments that support such vehicles highlight new opportunities for analytics.
Learn From the Global Forum Keynoters
James M. Connolly  
4/26/2016   12 comments
Keynote speakers brought a range of experiences, interests, and advice points to the stage at last week's SAS Global Forum and Executive Conference in Las Vegas. Videos of those talks are available now on the SAS website.
Data Fundamentals for Analysts: Nested Facts and the (1st) Normal Form
Fabian Pascal  
4/26/2016   4 comments
Fabian Pascal outlines key steps in database normalization.
Deep Learning Methods and Applications
Alison Bolen  
4/25/2016   6 comments
A Q&A with SAS VP Oliver Schabenberger provides some insight into how deep learning works, and what machines can and cannot do.
The Masses Talk IoT, Whatever That Is
James M. Connolly  
4/25/2016   18 comments
The federal government wants the public to comment on the Internet of Things, but even the government can't tell you what the IoT really is.
Looking for Cheaters in the Boston Marathon Data
Robert Allison  
4/22/2016   32 comments
Data analytics and visualization can take on a new role in sporting events like the Boston Marathon, helping to identify cheaters.
Sports Data Like Youíve Never Seen Before
Ariella Brown  
4/22/2016   49 comments
A couple of projects by Intel are changing the way athletes fine-tune their performance and fans view games.
Build a Culture of Analytics, Bit by Bit
James M. Connolly  
4/20/2016   18 comments
Speakers at SAS Global Forum's Executive Program outlined how to build a culture of analytics, but they warned that progress can be really slow, taking years.
Clean Your Data with Visualization and Algorithmic Tests
Joe Stanganelli  
4/20/2016   1 comment
Speakers at Bio-IT World explore techniques for biotech researchers and others working with big data to identify the accurate data in their data files.
SAS's New Architecture Highlights the Cloud and Openness
James M. Connolly  
4/19/2016   4 comments
SAS breaks new ground at SAS Global Forum by extending the company's tools through a new cloud architecture and a cloud-delivered customer intelligence tool.
SAS Global Forum: Something for Everyone
James M. Connolly  
4/18/2016   1 comment
If you aren't going to SAS Global Forum in Las Vegas, don't worry. Between our coverage on All Analytics and some online resources from SAS you have an opportunity to follow the content and pick up important information without leaving your office.
Big Data: Gospel or Myth?
Bryan Beverly  
4/18/2016   27 comments
Bryan Beverly asks how we should view big data, and whether it is an ultimate truth. He proposes a three-question test to see how big data fits into your organization.
What a Day to Talk Tax Fraud
James M. Connolly  
4/15/2016   27 comments
With tax deadline on the minds of Americans, they might want to consider how serious the tax fraud problem is in Europe.
Getting Down and Dirty With Lake Water Quality Data
Robert Allison  
4/15/2016   17 comments
SAS tools help to illustrate when a North Carolina lake suffers its bad days when it comes to pollution.
When It's Time to Just Let Go of Those Old Numbers
James M. Connolly  
4/14/2016   8 comments
While analytics professionals focus on bringing new data sources and new metrics into their organizations they also may have a responsibility to look at which old data sources have lost their relevance.
The Year of Ambiguity
Leo Sadovy  
4/13/2016   3 comments
Consider a new way of learning, and maybe an early introduction to statistics for young people.
Data Sharing: A Matter of Life and Death
Joe Stanganelli  
4/13/2016   4 comments
Cooperation among medical researchers -- done right -- very simply can mean lives saved, but the research community needs education on how to execute on that collaboration.
12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data
Jessica Davis  
4/13/2016   2 comments
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology? Here's a list of 12 inspiring women who work in big data and data science.
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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.
Amazonís emphasis on the Internet of Things in its strategic moves demonstrates how web analytics is no longer just about the web.
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.
Data quality and avoiding inconsistencies is directly tied to normalization of data in a database.
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.
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