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Uber, Lyft, and the Austin Dispute
Lyndon Henry  
7/20/2016   22 comments
The governance dispute that led Uber and Lyft to abandon Austin could have implications for ride-hailing services in other cities.
Validating AI Adoption in the Enterprise
Kishore Jethanandani  
6/27/2016   2 comments
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.
Analytics Could Bolster Anti-corruption Crackdown
Jon Martindale  
6/13/2016   30 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.
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.
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.
 How Advanced Analytics Serve Healthcare
Digital Audio  
4/12/2016   88 comments
Advanced analytics can drive an enterprisewide approach to data-driven decision making, as healthcare organizations are proving today.
How Analytics Fight Healthcare Fraud
James M. Connolly  
4/6/2016   49 comments
Former Blue Cross Blue Shield executive Doug Cedras joins All Analytics Radio to discuss how advanced analytics can help detect and prevent healthcare payment fraud, and how such advanced analytics can be utilized for other purposes throughout a health organization.
Share in the New 'Analytics Experience'
James M. Connolly  
3/30/2016   2 comments
The Call for Content is open now for session and presentation ideas for the new SAS Analytics Experience 2016 conference coming up in September. The event brings together the business and management themes of the former PBLS and the technical aspects of the Analytics 2015 conference.
Analytics: Mitigating Fuel Theft in Southeast Asia
Dana Blouin  
3/29/2016   6 comments
With fuel theft costing trucking companies big money in Southeast Asia, it was time to turn to analytics for help, but also some careful user interface design.
Neural Networks Demystified
Leo Sadovy  
3/29/2016   2 comments
To understand neural networks, picture three layers, input, a target/result, and lots of math in the middle.
CyberCrime – What Monsters Are Hiding Under Your Bed?
Leo Sadovy  
3/9/2016   15 comments
Forget the scary children's tales about wolves in the woods and trolls under bridges, read to your kids about cybercrime. That will scare all of you.
 Why Analytics are So Valuable in Cybersecurity
Digital Audio  
2/18/2016   Post a comment
Advanced analytics have emerged as a critical tool for cybersecurity pros.
A2 Conversations: RSA, Cybersecurity & Analytics
James M. Connolly  
2/17/2016   6 comments
A2 Conversations examines the state of cybersecurity -- the threats and the defenses -- what to expect at the RSA Conference, and the role of advanced analytics in protecting an enterprise's assets.
Cybersecurity and That Barn Door
James M. Connolly  
2/10/2016   18 comments
While there is merit in the president's cybersecurity initiative it may be too little too late, considering the upcoming change in administrations and the White House relationship with Congress.
Your Cyber Nightmare
Quick Poll  
2/8/2016   14 comments
Not in the Mood to Celebrate Data Privacy
James M. Connolly  
2/1/2016   18 comments
So, what was there to be happy about on Data Privacy Day? Not much.
Fraud Analytics: Going After the Network
James M. Connolly  
12/2/2015   6 comments
You may not realize it but fraud is a very social business, and applying analytics to social networks is one new way to fight fraud that costs businesses and individuals billions of dollars. Author and data scientist Bart Baesens has shown how studying a fraudster's network of business contacts can uncover a pattern of cheating.
Can Analytics Move Us Beyond Basic Security?
Jon Martindale  
11/6/2015   21 comments
Imagine some of the possibilities for computer and web users as analytics begin to play a bigger role in security.
SAS PBLS: New Approaches to Cybersecurity
James M. Connolly  
10/28/2015   19 comments
At SAS's Premier Business Leadership Series in Las Vegas, security expert Marc Goodman did what security folks do so well, put a scare into an audience. However, he also offered up answers to security challenges.
Analytics Step up for Cybersecurity
James M. Connolly  
9/21/2015   30 comments
Among the sessions at an upcoming SAS government leadership forum is one focusing on the role of advanced analytics in cybersecurity.
The IoT: Secure, But Only if You Want It to Be
James M. Connolly  
9/15/2015   5 comments
The Internet of Things doesn't have to be a security nightmare. Companies have an opportunity to get security right, but first they have to take security seriously and be willing to build the IoT from the ground up.
 Hire and Manage a Great Analytics Team
Digital Audio  
9/1/2015   152 comments
Learn how the right analytics team can drive success in the enterprise.
 Survive the Digital Transformation
Digital Audio  
8/18/2015   85 comments
Analytics are helping to drive a digital transformation and can help you survive it.
Your Card Swipe is a Real-time Customer Experience
John Balla  
8/17/2015   10 comments
It's amazing what Visa does during the second it takes between your card swipe and when your transaction is completed.
A Flood Model for the Rest of Us
Matthew Brodsky  
8/11/2015   9 comments
A new modeling tool promises to help property buyers assess their coastal flood risks, but it also raises a few questions.
Data Privacy Done Right
James M. Connolly  
8/7/2015   23 comments
An initiative at Xerox highlights how companies can build data privacy protections into the fabric of a new application.
Big Data Demands Big Quality
Leo Sadovy  
7/16/2015   11 comments
When it comes to ensuring data quality, the concepts traditionally applied to structured data can provide benefits even with today's unstructured data.
Oil and Gas Sector Turns to Real-Time Analytics
James M. Connolly  
6/26/2015   22 comments
Real-time analytics are taking on a key role in the oil and gas production sector, as detailed by speakers in a SAS webinar.
The Internet of Things as Your Link to Customers
AllAnalytics Academy  
6/23/2015   69 comments
Your organization can use IoT data to strengthen its relationships with customers and business partners.
Data as an Asset? The Importance of the Metaphors We Use for Data
Leo Sadovy  
6/16/2015   3 comments
How you describe your data depends greatly on how you use that data in the real world.
 Learn Why Analytics Are at Home in the Cloud
Digital Audio  
6/15/2015   26 comments
Efficiency and scalability help make the case for considering the cloud for an analytics initiative.
Radio, Academy & More: No Summer Doldrums Here
James M. Connolly  
6/15/2015   2 comments
All Analytics Radio will be on the air today, launching a flurry of early summer on-air, live, and blog activity.
Analyze Your Vacation Rental Risk; No One Else Is
Maryam Donnelly  
6/14/2015   11 comments
The evolving vacation rental market presents an opportunity to collect and analyze data that might assure renters a safe getaway.
Agile Strategy, Revisited
Leo Sadovy  
6/2/2015   3 comments
Defining your corporate strategy requires a clear understanding of elements such as your business's predictability and unpredictability.
 Analytics: Your Defense Against Cyber Threats
Digital Audio  
5/27/2015   60 comments
Real-time analytics step forward as a key to cybersecurity.
A2 Radio Wednesday: Analytics Boost Cybersecurity
James M. Connolly  
5/26/2015   22 comments
Join All Analytics Radio Wednesday at 2 pm (EDT) when security expert Ray Boisvert discusses the opportunities that organizations have to tighten up their cybersecurity defenses by implementing analytics-based security technologies and techniques.
Transparency and the Information Arms Race
Leo Sadovy  
5/21/2015   6 comments
Our reliance on data and the threats that reliance brings to an organization or individual could mirror what happened back in the Cambrian explosion.
Virtual Forum: Data-driven Decisions in Financial Services
James M. Connolly  
5/11/2015   1 comment
Leaders from the financial services sector and SAS experts will participate in the SAS Financial Services Virtual Forum on Thursday.
SAS's Goodnight & Davis: The Road to Data-Driven Decisions
James M. Connolly  
5/6/2015   18 comments
The Internet of Things and data-driven decision making have made plenty of progress but general adoption, in the corporate world has a way to go. SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and Executive VP Jim Davis shared their thoughts with A2.
The Internet of Things: Customer Experience & Marketing Responsibility
John Balla  
4/10/2015   11 comments
While the IoT presents opportunities to improve customer experiences, holding that data requires that a company take responsibility for protecting it.
Analytics Drive New Approaches to IT Security
Tony Kontzer  
4/9/2015   1 comment
With traditional approaches to IT security falling short, IT managers are turning to analytics-based alternative strategies. They are exploring the capabilities of behavioral analytics and techniques for identifying just what data a company needs to keep and who has access to it.
Document Your Risk Analytics Governance
Judith M. Myerson  
4/1/2015   5 comments
A key to protecting your organization's information assets is risk analytics governance, but that requires some careful planning and documentation.
Cloud Analytics End Small Business Loans Drought
Kishore Jethanandani  
3/19/2015   11 comments
Cloud-based credit reviews of small businesses have opened the door to new lending opportunities from the non-bank investment sector.
 Secure Your Big Data in the Cloud
Digital Audio  
2/26/2015   114 comments
Learn about trusting the cloud as a home for big data applications, best practices that you and your provide should follow.
Analytics Claim Some Anti-Fraud Victories
James M. Connolly  
2/20/2015   16 comments
Big data and analytics initiatives in and around government are making some proof-of-concept gains in the fight against government fraud.
TSA: Data Alone Won't Fix a Broken System
James M. Connolly  
2/17/2015   11 comments
TSA has put on hold its plans to expand the PreCheck system, which makes sense considering how many flaws there are in the existing operation.
Clouds Clearing?
Quick Poll  
1/29/2015   3 comments
Data Governance Takes a Cross-Industry First Step
James M. Connolly  
1/29/2015   20 comments
Industry leaders Hortonworks, SAS, Aetna, Merck, and Target have launched an initiative for an open-source data governance platform.
Big Data, Privacy & a Good Night's Sleep
James M. Connolly  
12/9/2014   7 comments
A simple list of common threats puts data privacy into perspective.
No Happy Holiday for Hackers: 5 Steps Retailers Must Take to Beef Up Cyber Security
Anne-Lindsay Beall  
12/3/2014   Post a comment
Going into the holidays, what can retailers do to beef up cyber security and regain consumer trust?
Where Big Data is a Little Overdue
James M. Connolly  
12/1/2014   8 comments
Banks are using big data analytics to keep pace with unethical traders who, in a way, are going off the grid.
States Find ROI in Fighting Fraud With Big Data
James M. Connolly  
11/21/2014   36 comments
Examples in several states show how big data analytics can put a dent in fraudulent schemes such as fake tax returns and unemployment claims.
MBA vs. MQF: Analytics Makers vs. the Takers?
Matthew Brodsky  
11/21/2014   20 comments
A look at a quant-focused finance program at Rutgers raises the question of what role grads with an MQF will play in the corporate world.
A Glimpse Into PBLS: Schmidt on Analytics & Cyber Security
James M. Connolly  
11/3/2014   Post a comment
Former federal cyber security czar Howard Schmidt spoke with SAS customers about the role of analytics in defending networks.
Cool Data From the Desert
James M. Connolly  
10/29/2014   25 comments
Some fun facts and numbers kept popping up during the three big SAS-related events in Las Vegas last week.
Cybercrimes & Data Breaches: The New Normal?
Anne-Lindsay Beall  
10/16/2014   Post a comment
It's time for a new approach -- one based on analytics -- to combating cybercriminals.
Analytics Goes on Guard Duty
James M. Connolly  
10/7/2014   2 comments
Behind the scenes, analytics can make the difference in defending corporate data from attacks.
Analytics Brings Science to Sports Betting
James M. Connolly  
10/1/2014   22 comments
Swish Analytics reports that it's off to a good start with algorithm-based predictions on basketball and football games.
Real-World Analytics Team Building (Times 4)
Matthew Brodsky  
9/22/2014   28 comments
Matthew Brodsky takes a look at the book Real-World Analytics and chats with the author about team building.
Mapping 206 Hospitals in 29 States!
Robert Allison  
8/21/2014   Post a comment
Blogger Robert Allison uses SAS to map 206 community hospitals whose systems have been hacked.
8 Data Books for Your Learning Pleasure
Beth Schultz  
8/5/2014   6 comments
Our latest look at the world of analytics reading takes us from bank fraud to statistical know-how.
IT Security: Put Analytics to Work
James M. Connolly  
7/28/2014   14 comments
A report shows that a cross-agency federal IT security initiative is stalled by skills and budget issues, with information not getting into the hands of the people who can do something with it.
Detecting Fraud With Voice Analytics
Ariella Brown  
7/8/2014   32 comments
A new service alerts contact center reps to possible fraud activity by listening in on customer calls.
3 Nagging Doubts About Big Data
Michael Steinhart  
6/26/2014   22 comments
A new series of blogs on the Kaspersky Business site highlights some of the problems with current applications of big-data analytics.
Look to Risk Modeling for Best Analytics Practices
Beth Schultz  
5/21/2014   8 comments
The lessons learned in risk management modeling are transferable to marketing analytics and fraud protection, says data consultant and author Bart Baesens.
A2 Book Review: Analytics in a Big Data World
Beth Schultz  
5/20/2014   10 comments
Bart Baesens, an internationally known data consultant and professor, blends a state-of-the-art scientific approach with a clear practitioner focus in his book for business people who need to understand analytical modeling and its challenges.
Visual Statistics Models Instantly in Memory
Michael Steinhart  
5/13/2014   10 comments
SAS Visual Statistics leverages the latest in-memory processing technology to deliver faster, more accurate, more productive analytics.
Model Deployment: Bridging the Analytics/IT Divide
Michael Steinhart  
5/1/2014   10 comments
The need for real-time customer support and responsive business practices is driving financial service firms to improve their analytics model deployment processes.
Board Mandate: Build a Culture of Risk Awareness
Beth Schultz  
5/1/2014   12 comments
A culture of risk awareness is a must at companies that desire to reduce decision biases around business risk.
How Analytics Could Stanch Heartbleed
Beth Schultz  
4/16/2014   6 comments
Critical in stopping a bug like Heartbleed is the ability to analyze underlying data and discover behavioral discrepancies.
SAS Pitches Modernization Story
Beth Schultz  
3/24/2014   3 comments
Top SAS executives kick off the SAS Global Forum user and executive conferences with a theme of modernization.
US Credit Cards Overdue for Upgrade
Maryam Donnelly  
3/14/2014   4 comments
PINs, chips, or fingerprints, the credit card evolution is becoming a necessity.
In-Memory Analytics Goes Postal
Michael Steinhart  
3/4/2014   16 comments
The US Postal Service stores a 16TB database in memory for rapid scanning of a half-billion pieces of mail each day.
Are Risk Management & Agile Operations Compatible?
Leo Sadovy  
2/20/2014   Post a comment
A recent roundtable discussion explores the intersection of agile business practices with thorough risk management and scenario analysis.
Out of the Breach & Into Improved Data Security
Beth Schultz  
2/6/2014   23 comments
Chip-enabled smart cards and big data analytics grow in importance for protecting against data breaches and privacy intrusions.
Analytics for Banking Regulation Compliance
Michael Steinhart  
1/7/2014   1 comment
Capgemini Senior Manager Rex Pruitt explains how analytics help financial institutions forecast loan risk and meet federal reporting requirements.
Gartner: 4 Big-Data Predictions
Michael Steinhart  
12/16/2013   29 comments
Industry analysts see big things ahead as business intelligence tools are made accessible to end users, but confusion around big data will hamper growth.
Cybercrime: Dark Side of the Digital World
Waynette Tubbs  
12/12/2013   3 comments
A new report highlights the risks and pain points that banks face when dealing with cyberthreats.
Survey: Strong Push for Visual Analytics
Michael Steinhart  
12/11/2013   23 comments
A new report shows that companies using business intelligence and analytics tools want them to be easier to use, and they want more visualization options.
Interns Help Mind the Talent Gap
Michael Steinhart  
11/8/2013   21 comments
The Irish Revenue service utilizes graduate-level interns to help incubate new ideas and test potential methodologies in its analytics department.
Why Fraud Programs Fall Short
Waynette Tubbs  
9/24/2013   13 comments
The banking industry is only now trying to pull together the cross-channel view of customers so crucial to fighting fraud effectively.
Data Dump: From Babies to Burglars
Beth Schultz  
9/20/2013   22 comments
This week's look at what's happening in the world of data takes us from neonatal units to burglary hotspots.
Cyber Security for the Mobile World
Waynette Tubbs  
8/19/2013   Post a comment
Cyber criminals are constantly reinventing their old tricks to exploit the weaknesses in these new technologies.
Broken Dreams & Big-Data Schemes
Noreen Seebacher  
8/6/2013   22 comments
Scam artists with access to big-data have found a whole new world of deception and profit.
The Dark Side of Data Visualization
Noreen Seebacher  
7/25/2013   11 comments
All technological inventions can potentially be abused, including data visualization.
The Checkered Life of Edward Snowden
Noreen Seebacher  
7/23/2013   39 comments
There's little agreement about the best way to describe whistleblower Edward Snowden.
What Threats Are Lurking in Your Network?
Noreen Seebacher  
6/11/2013   10 comments
You've gotta know how to protect yourself from increasingly sophisticated computer hackers.
The Creepy Things Secretly Watching You
Noreen Seebacher  
6/10/2013   20 comments
All that big-data you generate at home and work is more than a little interesting to cybercriminals.
Stopping Auto Claim Fraudsters In Their Tracks
Beth Schultz  
5/3/2013   12 comments
Social network analysis tools are one way to stop auto insurance fraudsters, quick and fast, one insurance consultant said.
Fraud Failure
Beth Schultz  
5/3/2013   2 comments
Insurance companies have no excuse not to be using advanced analytics in their fight against fraud.
Chase Gets High-Performance Analytics
Beth Schultz  
4/30/2013   16 comments
SAS High-Performance Analytics gives the financial services firm a much needed boost.
Say Hi to 'The Big-Data Guy'
Beth Schultz  
4/28/2013   14 comments
Short and snarky, but seriously on point, these three videos will help you deliver your big-data message.
How to Align IT & Business for Big-Data Success
Waynette Tubbs  
4/25/2013   Post a comment
Executives talk about getting IT and execs on the same page for analytics implementation.
All Analytics Readers Mistrust Fed Data
Noreen Seebacher  
4/2/2013   18 comments
A whopping 90 percent of All Analytics readers responding to our poll expressed at least some mistrust of federal government data.
Stop Playing Around With Weak Passwords
Noreen Seebacher  
3/18/2013   35 comments
A good password is easy to remember and hard to forget. But who selects a good password?
First Comes the Storm, Then the Relief Fraudsters
Beth Schultz  
2/21/2013   16 comments
Louisiana officials are targeting those suspected of defrauding the state's food stamp relief efforts from Hurricane Isaac.
Louisiana Pinpoints Food Stamp Fraudsters
Beth Schultz  
2/20/2013   40 comments
The state's social services agency uses GIS technology as part of its business intelligence system to find and fight SNAP fraudsters.




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