First SAS Academy for Data Science in Europe


Many data scientists began their careers as statisticians or data analysts. Data is no longer just an afterthought for IT to handle. It’s key information that requires analysis, creative curiosity and a knack for translating high-tech ideas into new ways to turn a profit. Data scientists weren’t on many radars a decade ago, but today businesses need to tackle big data issues, unwieldy mass of unstructured information can no longer be ignored and forgotten. To make it happened someone must love to dig in and unearths business insights that no one thought to look for before.

The SAS Academy for Data Science help you sharpen your skills and validate your expertise in High Performance Analytics. The Academy has started in Cary and now, the first SAS Academy for Data Science in Europe will be offered in Netherlands from sept 2016.  Introductions will take place on the European conferences Decision at scale in Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

Stockholm is running their second group, with 12 Data Scientist 42-61173121attendees, of the SAS Data Discovery Scientist, (“Citizen Data Scientist”). This 12 month program is an individual customized case program addressed to SAS Clients and Partners. Beside essential tools and solutions the program has a focus on soft skills and mindset for analytics, business value and communication. The arrangement combining classroom, eLearning and self-studies theory and internship in real life case. The attendees also gives access to local SAS experts during the program. In strong Partnerships with core areas outside SAS, this program cover the full and unique value chain in talent management for a Data Scientists.

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Patric Hellgren

Advisory Business Program Manager, Nordic

Patric believes that business analytics provides the best results when the three disciplines of business, IT and data science apply common language, methods, and models to real-world problems. He spends most of his time unpacking the complexities of blending data analytics, skills sharing and humanity in ways that contribute to higher business value. Patric built and established the SAS partner program in Sweden and has been part of the Swedish and Nordic management teams. Patric is also the Principal Architect for the Business Analytics Academy and Analytics Value Training program, where his mission is to develop, establish and drive business-driven training and capability programs. He uses an ecosystem approach to create the next generation workforce and competitive advantage for clients and partners.

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