From rising operating costs to wage inflation, business leaders are facing challenges on an unprecedented scale. For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in particular, this is driving the need for more in-depth data gathering, understanding and insight generation to inform smarter decision making and identify cost-saving opportunities. Some might remember
The more information they have to learn from, the better. Naturally, this will not allow you to predict global pandemics or financial collapses.
While Brexit has distracted us for the past few years, a far more subtle but important revolution has been happening right under our noses. Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a crucial part of our day-to-day. Self-learning machines are embedded in services or devices used by three-quarters of global consumers. And
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
An event is fast approaching that is the highlight of the year for many members of the SAS community. I am, of course, referring to SAS Global Forum 2012, which this year will be hosted in the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. I am particularly
As the Basel Accords continue to drum up attention in the global financial markets, many institutions are looking at how they can strike a balance between capital requirements and competitive advantage. One area of focus is consumer credit risk modelling and scoring, as the more accurate and robust the models