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Gregor Herrmann
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As a Senior BI Solution Manager in the Global Technology Practice, Gregor is responsible for enabling the presales force in EMEA/AP to sell and position SAS BI products successfully. Furthermore he is supporting the product development by gathering requirements from the field and helps Product Management to prioritize them according to market needs. Both on external conferences and SAS User Forums Gregor speaks on BI topics or unveils the latest innovations in SAS’ BI product portfolio. Gregor has nearly 20 years of experience in IT industry. Before joining SAS in 1998 he worked for Fraunhofer Institute of Experimental Software Engineering and taught mathematics at a private school. He started as a SAS Trainer and was certified as SAS Mentor and SAS Accredited Trainer for more than 20 different courses. In 2005 he took over technical product management for SAS BI products in Germany. With the introduction of SAS Visual Analytics Gregor helped to push this new product into the market as a spearhead of the DACH region. He joined the Global Technology Practice in 2013 and recently returned from a secondment to the UK back to Germany. Besides spending his spare time with his wife and his 3 children, he loves to bike and run.

Analytics | Data Visualization | Machine Learning | SAS Events
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Aus der Praxis: 5 Erkenntnisse zum Thema Data Mining und Machine Learning

Beim diesjährigen SAS Forum Deutschland in Bonn boten Sascha Schubert und ich einige Hands-on-Sessions zu Data Science und Analytics an. Nichts Neues, denken Sie wahrscheinlich. Aber mir sind einige Veränderungen zu vorherigen Events aufgefallen, die meiner Ansicht nach auf einen größeren Umbruch in der analytischen Landschaft verweisen. Hier also meine

Analytics | Data Visualization
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BI ist tot? Noch lange nicht!

Die Diskussionen im IT-Umfeld kreisen heute vorwiegend um Trendthemen wie künstliche Intelligenz (KI), Machine Learning, Chatbots, Blockchain oder Hackathons. Von Business Intelligence (BI) ist kaum noch die Rede. Bedeutet das also, dass diese inzwischen überflüssig ist?  Die Antwort auf diese Frage lautet definitiv: nein. Dennoch lohnt sich ein genauerer Blick,

Analytics
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Why BI is not dead

There is a lot of buzz in the market about artificial intelligence, machine learning, chatbots, blockchains and hackathons. The list could go on. You do not hear much about business intelligence these days. Does this mean BI is no longer needed? Absolutely not, but I do believe it is worth