Live Interviews From SAS Global Forum
Digital Audio 4/28/2015 11 comments
All Analytics Radio will be on the air from the SAS Global Forum and Executive Conference in Dallas, featuring a private interview with SGF keynote speaker Jake Porway, founder of Datakind.
How to Hire Great Analytics Talent
Digital Audio 4/23/2015 51 comments
With the buzz around the shortage of data scientists, what is a hiring manager to do as they try to fill out the analytics team they need to execute on their organization's data strategy?
An Infrastructure for Analytics
Digital Audio 12/18/2014 63 comments
The analytics infrastructure you choose has a major impact on analytics performance. Join us as we talk to Jim O'Reilly about choosing the best infrastructure for your needs.
Prepare for the Internet of Things Data Blitz
Digital Audio 12/16/2014 51 comments
As enterprises steadily connect production equipment, transportation networks, environmentals, and other technologies, they will face the challenges of analyzing, digesting, and acting on volumes of new data. No, we won't throw a switch and suddenly have an Internet of Things, but it will evolve in the coming years, and it could pick up its early momentum in the enterprise space.
Data Science & the Data-Driven Culture
Digital Audio 10/30/2014 134 comments
Booz Allen Hamilton data science experts Josh Sullivan and Ezmeralda Khalilwill share their lessons learned and best-practices advice for building a data science team and data-driven culture during this A2 Radio episode.
The Advanced Analytics Degree: Picking a Program
Digital Audio 9/15/2014 69 comments
Diego Klabjan, chair of the INFORMS University Analytics Program Committee and program director for Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics program, gives his advice for figuring out where to get an advanced analytics degree.
The Art of Predictive Modeling
Digital Audio 8/20/2014 98 comments
Dean Abbott, internationally recognized data-mining and predictive analytics expert, will lay out principles and techniques for applying predictive analytics.
Advanced Analytics & the Business of Healthy Consumers
Digital Audio 7/10/2014 78 comments
In this A2 radio episode, learn about the role advanced analytics plays in helping Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina determine how best to engage and communicate with consumers, as well as to measure the effectiveness of its efforts and determine member satisfaction.
Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
Digital Audio 6/30/2014 63 comments
In this A2 Radio episode, Patrick McIntyre, senior vice president of healthcare analytics at WellPoint, will share his experiences and give us his best-practices for setting up and maintaining an analytics team and engendering an analytics culture within the enterprise.
How to Become a Top SAS Programmer
Digital Audio 4/29/2014 79 comments
Whether you're just starting out with SAS or are an old pro, advancing your programming career and increasing your value to the organization will take a solid plan and a smart strategy.
Getting Smart on Digital Attribution
Digital Audio 2/27/2014 165 comments
David Schmitt, a marketing analytics executive, understands the importance of data-driven insight into the marketing spend. As such, he's currently overseeing implementation of a digital attribution program at a global hospitality company. Tune in for his lessons learned.
Outsourced Analytics: What You Need to Know
Digital Audio 1/28/2014 91 comments
Whether outsourcing analytics makes sense depends on a number of factors, including the organization's level of analytical sophistication, the nature of the analytics work desired, the use of intellectual property, and the type of relationship expected of the outsourcer. Learn more in this episode of A2 Radio.
Analytics Talent: Getting Ready for 2014 & Beyond
Digital Audio 12/17/2013 346 comments
Jennifer Lewis Priestley, a statistics professor, is a vocal advocate of changing traditional data-oriented teaching methods, and often shares her thoughts about bringing academia and the public sector together to ensure universities are preparing the analytics talent necessary in a big data world.
2014 Big-Data Salary Outlook
Digital Audio 12/5/2013 406 comments
You've all heard about the impending shortage of analytical talent and the increasing demand for big-data professionals in particular. Now find out about your big-data earning power.
Making Medicine Smarter
Digital Audio 10/7/2013 311 comments
Health analytics will help get us to ideals such as physician accountability, optimized treatment plans and preventive care, and lower costs, but only if the approach to analytics evolves as well.
Tips for Participating in a Data Science Competition
Digital Audio 10/1/2013 350 comments
Whether you're looking to push yourself up a leader board or just getting started with data science competitions, you can learn a thing or two from Ben Hamner, Kaggle's director of engineering and a seasoned competitor with some impressive wins under his belt.
Evolving Beyond the Net Promoter Score
Digital Audio 9/23/2013 319 comments
Net Promoter Score has long served companies as the go-to customer loyalty metric. But understanding loyalty today takes more than one single metric, many industry watchers now suggest.
Imagine the possibilities if something like the Peeple app actually let us know how cranky we appear to others and they could rate us.
With income inequality a hot topic during election years, Robert goes to work on making graphs of income breakdowns easier to read.
The SAS-hosted conferences coming up in Las Vegas later this month -- A2015, PBLS, and CAO Summit -- offer an opportunity for self-directed educational experiences.
Don't forget the human element -- people who will consume data and put it into action -- in an analytics initiative. Chris Mazzei, global chief analytics officer at Ernst & Young, joins All Analytics Radio to share best practices in understanding from the start of a project how the resulting data might address business problems, change people's jobs, and change how customers interact with an organization.
For many companies a move to big data has been limited to use of location data, but there are so many other data types that they can use to make money and keep customers happy.
Analytics Best Practices: Plan for the Human Factor
Shape the Next Generation of Data Scientists
See How Your Analytics Initiative Measures Up
Use Mobile Analytics to See the Big Picture
Hire and Manage a Great Analytics Team
Survive the Digital Transformation
Health Analytics: Find Data Beyond the Hospital Doors
Finding Answers Through Prescriptive Analytics
Visualization: How to Bring Data to Life
Learn Why Analytics Are at Home in the Cloud
Analytics: Your Defense Against Cyber Threats
Big Data & Big Pharma: How Analytics Might Save Your Life
SAS Best Practices & Training