In 1977, George Lucas released the first film in what would become the epic Stars Wars series. Back then, who could have predicted that this film would spawn the huge cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars? Films, congresses, spin-offs, toys: the list goes on, and over 40 years this year.
Organizations of all kinds operate in uncertain environments with challenging natural, political, socio-economic and cultural influences. These influences may affect their ability to meet their objectives. The uncertain economic situation of the past few years is a clear, real and pragmatic example of the effect of this uncertainty, something known
Todos hemos oído alguna vez que “cualquier tiempo pasado fue mejor” pero, cuando se trata de negocios, el pasado ha dejado de ser una ventaja. Hoy en día, medir el presente y el pasado ya no marca una diferencia competitiva. Ahora las empresas encuentran mayor valor en analítica predictiva (enfocada
Ante un panorama macroeconómico volátil, la búsqueda de oportunidades financieras toma trascendencia. En palabras del analista político-económico, Erick Guerrero los indicadores internacionales apuntan a una crisis del sistema financiero, basta con mirar lo que el Fondo Monetario Internacional registró en su monitor de octubre 2016, donde la deuda global se
When developing SAS applications, you can feed database tables into your application by using the libname access engine either by directly referring a database table, or via SAS or database views that themselves refer to one or more of the database tables. However, such on-the-fly data access may not be
As the internet grew in popularity, the marketing industry was quick to see that it had become an important channel for reaching out to potential customers. Websites increasingly began to host ads that were often unconnected with the site content. Advertising content became more widespread and unfortunately, also often obtrusive.
Welche Rolle Datenqualität und Data Governance beim Data Management für Analytics spielen, habe ich mit meinem Kollegen Gerhard Svolba zuletzt an dieser Stelle diskutiert. Doch was genau macht modernes Datenmanagement aus, und welche Rolle spielen dabei neue Technologien à la Hadoop und Co.? Und wie sieht überhaupt die künftige Zusammenarbeit
Recently I backed into a hotel parking spot after returning from a customer dinner. It was dark and rainy, and I was tired from traveling. My mind wandered until I heard a shrill “BEEP BEEP BEEP” coming from my rental car. I looked down at the dashboard’s rear-view camera, and
Neil Harbisson is completely colour-blind. He sees the world in greyscale. But that does not mean that Neil does not experience colour. Since 2004, he has worn an electronic ‘eye’ that turns the colours into sounds by wavelength. He now experiences the world as a series of tones. He dresses
I. Situación del Cliente Cada año, millones de clientes miembros de RCI tienen la oportunidad de intercambiar el tiempo compartido que poseen por cualquier otra ubicación de tiempo compartido dentro del programa RCI Weeks. Por supuesto, no todas las ubicaciones tienen igual valor dentro del programa de intercambio, lo que
In the aftermath of a natural disaster, most people want to help by donating supplies, money, etc. And then it becomes a matter of logistics - getting all those donations to the people who need them. We recently had several days of rain and flooding in North Carolina, and I
The development and use of self-service analytics has brought with it a new role in many organisations: the citizen data scientist. But is this genuinely a new role, or is it just a new name for a business analyst? Is this a definition thing? Business analysis is broadly defined as
Most SAS regression procedures support a CLASS statement which internally generates dummy variables for categorical variables. I have previously described what dummy variables are and how are they used. I have also written about how to create design matrices that contain dummy variables in SAS, and in particular how to
SAS Data Connector to Oracle lets you easily load data from your Oracle DB into SAS Viya for advanced analytics. SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle (on SAS Viya) provides the required SAS Data Connector to Oracle, that should be deployed to your CAS environment. Once the below described configuration steps for