From potential to power: Inside SAS Global Forum with Marje Fecht

I remember exactly where I was when I heard that Marje Fecht was selected as the conference chair for SAS Global Forum 2014. This was April 2011, and I was at PURE Nightclub in Las Vegas. That's not my usual "clubbing" scene, but we were at the kickback party for […]

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Take an inside look at SAS Global Forum 2014

Don't ask me how it happened, but in my quest for even more SAS fame, I managed to muscle my way onto the set for Inside SAS Global Forum, the video series that focuses on everything that you need to know about SAS Global Forum 2014. After a brief cooling […]

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Inside SAS Global Forum: the video series!

There's nothing like SAS Global Forum and no place like San Francisco! Everyone around me is packing up cameras and notebooks, including SAS' roving reporter Anna Brown. For those who can't make it this year, Anna's Inside SAS Global Forum video series is the next best thing to being there. […]

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So long from SAS Global Forum 2012

Here is the last video from the last day at SAS Global Forum 2012. This one is great! Make sure you stay in there long enough to watch the outtakes: they are so funny!       tags: Inside SAS Global Forum, SAS Global Forum

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SAS User Feedback Award Winner: Pete Lund

Annette Harris spends several minutes during this video extolling many of the high-performance virtues of Pete Lund, Information Systems Manager, Looking Glass Analytics. One thing she didn't mention (it was mentioned to me later) is that Pete is a long-time member of SAS-L. Do you know how many other SAS […]

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Friday's Innovation Inspiration - High schoolers analyzing high schoolers

Part of what captivated me about this paper and poster presentation were the presenters - these guys are high school kids using SAS to do a visual analysis of Internet use by high schoolers. The idea was so compelling that Anna Brown and Inside SAS Global Forum went to talk […]

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How the Orlando Magic relies on SAS Analytics

So, when you go to the game, do you buy a hot dog, a beer and a banner before the first quarter? Do you buy them all from the same vendor? Do you go back during the half? Does the score impact how much money you spend on concessions? All […]

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SAS has amped up mobile

SAS already has some cool mobile Business Intelligence apps. Now, Scott McQuiggan tells Anna Brown, in this Inside SAS Global Forum interview, that you can view the really cool high-performance analytics reports that you've created on your desktop - right from your mobile device. Check this out!! tags: high-performance analytics, […]

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Sentiment analysis: Mining the hearts and minds

It is becoming more and more apparent that social media is a gold mine of unstructured data that is just waiting to be analysed so that the nuggets can be extracted. At SAS Global Forum, I was particularly impressed with the diversified use of sentiment analysis and the exploration that […]

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Friday's Innovation Inspiration - A trend, fraud sniffer

Jenn Sykes (you probably remember her from this great sentiment analysis post last year about American Idol), presented Predicting Electoral Outcomes with SAS® Sentiment Analysis and SAS® Forecast Studio at SAS Global Forum 2012. In addition to predicting elections, Sykes tells Anna Brown from Inside SAS Global Forum, that there is a lot of unstructured data […]

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