Big data is coming to town!

You’d better watch YouTube, you’d better not cry You’d better not post, I’m telling you why Big data is coming to town He’s making many lists (and selling them too), he’s writing it twice (for redundancy’s sake), He’s gonna find out whose naughty or nice Big data is coming to town […]

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What communications companies need to play in the digital arena

Like retailers, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) interact with customers in multiple ways during the buy, use and share journey. These interactions take place at stores and on websites, Facebook pages, call centers, and other channels. However, unlike retailers, CSPs are having a harder time providing a seamless experience across their many channels. […]

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5 tips for using big data for the public good

Over the last few years I’ve seen and worked on many transformational projects with big data, especially those that tap into big data’s ability to provide new and improved services for the public good. But there’s also a danger that analytics, unchecked, can do social harm by indirectly discriminating against […]

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Navigating big disasters with big data

Population movement is higher than ever. Buoyed by freedom of movement and critical events such as armed conflict and the European migrant issue, large groups of people are migrating across borders. In fact, population movement has now reached record levels. There are currently more displaced people globally than during the whole […]

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Oil portfolio restructured and back in the money

Though crude oil prices edged up last week, the market remains well below VirtualOil’s original $50 strike price, meaning the hypothetical portfolio’s production is shut in in the spot market again. Oversupply continues while China GDP forecasted growth is slowing. Given the market outlook, the VirtualOil board has decided to […]

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Meet your SAS #StrataHadoop Team: Derek Hardison

A week from today, we'll be in New York City for Strata + Hadoop World, where we’ll kick things off at the Opening Reception. Be sure to stop by booth 543 to meet the team IRL (in real life)! They are excited about the event and eager to talk with attendees. […]

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Meet your SAS #StrataHadoop Team: Dan Zaratsian

It’s me again!! We're at the halfway point of meeting our Strata + Hadoop World dream team. So far, you’ve met machine learning guru Patrick Hall; data management expert Clark Bradley; and  advanced analytics specialist Rachel Hawley. Next up … Dan Zaratsian! I met Dan a few years back while preparing for Analytics 2013 […]

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Meet your SAS #StrataHadoop Team: Rachel Hawley

A core SAS team of thought leaders, developers and executives will be in New York City on September 29 at Strata + Hadoop World, mixing and mingling with people like you who live and breathe analytics. We’d love to be a part of your Strata + Hadoop World agenda. Last week, I introduced […]

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Meet your SAS #StrataHadoop Team: Clark Bradley

Meet Clark Bradley: SAS technical architect by day and comedian by night. When he’s not demoing SAS Data Loader for Hadoop, he’s blogging about it on The Data Roundtable. Clark and a core SAS team of thought leaders, developers and executives will be in New York City on September 29 at Strata […]

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Meet your SAS #StrataHadoop Team: Patrick Hall

The epicenter of big data moves to New York City on September 29 at Strata + Hadoop World. It’s a great chance to mix and mingle with people that live and breathe analytics, including a core SAS team of thought leaders, developers and executives. We’d love to be a part […]

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