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Jim Davis, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for SAS, is responsible for providing strategic direction for SAS products, solutions and services and presenting the SAS brand worldwide. Additionally, he oversees a number of operational units including Publications, Education, and Alliances and Channels. In this blog he writes about the larger issues that affect a global business, and what it takes to be competitive in the 21st century. Read more about Jim.

Recent Posts

How to innovate faster than the fraudsters

Fraud and security intelligence is probably one of the fastest growing areas for analytics. In fact, SAS saw a 44 percent growth in the sale ... Read More

A new information revolution

Eight years ago I co-authored "Information Revolution," one of the first books to describe a comprehensive approach to managing data for decision making. My co-authors ... Read More

Tech watch 2014

If you’re like most business leaders, you've spent the last couple of years educating yourself about big data and analytics. After all, trend watching isn’t ... Read More

Why SAP and SAS? Why now?

I did a quick search on Twitter to see what’s being said about the new partnership between SAS and SAP. The tweets I found were ... Read More

Is it time for a big data reality check?

It’s been more than a year since I asked the question, “Is big data overhyped?” My answer today is the same as it was then: ... Read More

5 things executives are saying about big data

Everybody wants to become a high-performance organization. Why?  Because we’re all experiencing the same data pains. Regardless of industry or location, these are five things ... Read More

Bringing the CIO and CMO together with big data

Who should take the lead on big data in your organization? If you read much on the topic, you know there’s some debate around this ... Read More

Where’s the value in the cloud?

The public cloud services market is forecast to grow 18.5 percent in 2013 to total $131 billion worldwide, according to Gartner. Likewise, IDC research suggests public IT cloud ... Read More

How to stand out in a world of in-memory, analytics and data visualization

If you do a quick comparison of today’s big data vendors, everyone looks pretty similar on the surface. Especially if you check the glossy brochures ... Read More

Are you resolving to be analytical this year?

For the last few weeks, the RSS news feeds I follow have been filled with articles about businesses and individuals taking stock of their accomplishments ... Read More