Mark Troester 3
Introducing SAS Information Management

Several of my recent posts have introduced the need for leveraging a strategic approach to information management backed by industry luminaries such as Gartner. Now it’s time to take a look at our definition of Information Management and discuss how it can be used by IT to effectively manage their

Mark Troester 0
#GartnerChat on Big Data

I participated in a lively TweetJam discussion sponsored by Gartner last Friday. In addition to learning that the iPhone twitter app is not the easiest way to read and tweet quickly, there were a number of interesting observations shared by the participants, along with a good bit of humor. We

Mark Troester 1
The end of tactical Data Integration

My last post focused on the business and technical aspects that are driving the need for a more strategic approach to managing data and information assets. This post discussed the natural  progression from data integration to data management.  The data integration market has gone through evolutionary changes over the last

Mark Troester 3
"Outdated Data Management" & the 21st Century

Following on my Data Integration is Old News post, we are advising organizations to move to a more strategic way of managing their data, an approach that we refer to as Information Management. Going forward, you can expect to hear much more about this topic from SAS, but I thought

Mike Ames 0
EL-T Technique 1: Batch Loads with Teradata Example

This is the first post of a multi-part series on EL-T integration. Lately I’ve been inundated with requests for information about SAS’ ability to do EL-T style (Extract Load then Transform) integration with Data Integration Studio, especially in Teradata shops that use SAS, so we thought it would be useful

Mark Troester 0
Hurwitz on SAS & Big Data: Experience Matters

Mike Ames and I recently had an opportunity to talk to Fern Halper and Judith Herwitz from Hurwitz & Associates as they are doing a 4 part blog series on vendor views on big data and big data analytics. You can view Fern's blog post about the SAS perspective here. Here

Mark Troester 2
Data Integration is old news!!

This may be controversial coming from someone that has worked with data his entire career, someone that has been involved with software vendors focused on data integration and access for the last 6 years, and someone that is responsible for product marketing for SAS data management capability, but I’ll say

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Top 10 IT considerations for analytics in 2012

It’s hard to believe, but now that 2011 is almost over it’s time to look ahead. The technology pundits are starting to publish their 2012 predictions, and it’s not surprising to see topics like analytics, cloud, big data, mobile, social networking, virtualization, open source on these lists. Instead of creating

Matthew Magne 0
Three pillars of better business outcomes: information management, analytics, and campaign optimization

Lately, in consulting with customers about SAS solutions, I’m increasingly seeing discussions revolve around 3 inter-related but distinct segments: Information Management, Analytics, and Campaign Optimization. In the past, these discussions might have happened with 3 different audiences in 3 different meetings, but we are seeing a massive convergence across these