How to visualize before you model big data

"Nobody knows analytics the way SAS does," said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight in my recent interview with him.

He also explained the significance of being able to visualize and explore "big data."

With visual analytics, you can cruise a billion records and just do graphs and plots one after the other. It allows you to understand your data better before you go into high-performance analytics.

Watch the video above for more from my interview with Goodnight.

Or you can hear more from Dr. Goodnight and other "big data" experts in this special 32-page report on high-performance analytics.

tags: big data, data visualization, high-performance analytics, jim goodnight, visual analytics