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Risk Management
Chrysostomos Kridiotis 0
EBA Stress Testing 2018: How the inclusion of IFRS 9 is impacting the need for change to the Stress Testing Framework of Banks

A bank stress test is the analysis conducted under unfavorable economic scenarios designed to determine whether a bank has enough capital to withstand the impact of adverse developments. Especially in the years since the wake of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, it has been actively promoted by authorities and regulators as

Customer Intelligence
Norma Suarez 0
How do you #RealTimeWithSAS?

The concept of real-time customer experiences has been around for a while. However, the ability to deliver real-time customer experiences had been limited until recently. Real-time experiences are progressively and significantly influencing today’s customer journeys. Tomorrow, successful customer journeys will not happen at all without them. What is the meaning

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Spark table

In the previous post, I discussed creating a 2D grid of spark lines by Year and Claim Type.  This graph was presented in the SESUG conference held last week on SAS campus in the paper ""Methods for creating Sparklines using SAS" by Rick Andrews.  This grid of sparklines was actually the

Analytics | Fraud & Security Intelligence
Veena Hirannaiah 0
Combat wire fraud with analytics

As the banking industry continues to combat increasing fraud challenges, payment fraud is growing exponentially. This growth stems from a shifting payment landscape with new and varied payment options. Globally, governments are introducing new initiatives like faster payments and real-time payments which compress turnaround times. These initiatives are altering the

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Sanjay Matange 0
Spark grid

The 25th annual SESUG conference was held at in the SAS campus this week.  I had the opportunity to meet and chat with many users and attend many excellent presentations.  I will write about those that stood out (graphically) in my view. One excellent presentation was on "Methods for creating

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Legend order redux

Once in a while you run into a pesky situation that is hard to overcome without resorting to major surgery.  Such a situation occurs when you have a stacked bar chart with a discrete legend positioned vertically on the side of the graph.  A simple example is shown below. title

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning
Christian Engel 0
Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) in der Bankbranche: Herausforderungen und Möglichkeiten (Teil 2)

Bankkunden werden auch immer anspruchsvoller. Im Zeitalter von Google, Apple, Facebook und Amazon haben wir uns daran gewöhnt, personalisierte Angebote auf Basis der von uns freiwillig zur Verfügung gestellten Daten zu erhalten. Hier ist sie wieder, unsere Chatbot-Idee aus meinem 1. Beitrag zu KI in der Bankbranche, und es gibt

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Legend items

Plot statements included in the graph definition can contribute to the legend(s).  This can happen automatically, or can be customized using the KEYLEGEND statement.  For plot statements that are classified by a group variable, all of the unique group values are displayed in the legend, along with their graphical representation

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning
Christian Engel 0
Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) in der Bankbranche: Ein Fallbeispiel (Teil 1)

Selbstfahrende Sport Utility Vehicle auf unseren öffentlichen Straßen, Siri immer im Zugriff, Alexa im Wohnzimmer … Künstliche Intelligenz und die dahinter funktionierenden Machine-Learning-Verfahren begegnen uns bereits heute, zum Teil eingebettet in den Alltag, zum Teil mit unserem „Wow“, wenn die US-Verkehrsaufsichtsbehörde NHTSA bestätigt, dass es bei einem Unfall mit einem selbstfahrenden

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Tips and tricks: Segmented discrete axis

The previous post on Multiple Blank Categories showed how to include multiple blank categories on the axis.  But, given the purpose for this was to separate different segments in the data, I also included ideas on how to segmented a discrete axis using reference lines or Block Plot.  A similar idea

Data Management | Risk Management
Chrysostomos Kridiotis 0
EBA Stress Testing 2018: How the inclusion of IFRS 9 is impacting the need for change to the Stress Testing Framework of Banks

A bank stress test is the analysis conducted under unfavorable economic scenarios designed to determine whether a bank has enough capital to withstand the impact of adverse developments. Especially in the years since the wake of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, it has been actively promoted by authorities and regulators as

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Tips and tricks - Multiple blank categories on axis

Off and on, users have expressed the need to include multiple blank categories on a discrete axis.  Often, this is desirable to separate groups of bars (or categories) in a graph due to some difference their definition.  Such a case was discussed in this blog article on using non breaking

Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
New Features in SAS 9.40M5 - Gradient fills

ODS Graphics procedures primarily strive towards the following goal:  "Make simple graphs easy and complex graphs possible".   SGPLOT procedure allows you create simple graphs with a single plot statement, and create complex graphs by layering together or combining multiple plot statements.  Generally, the appearance follows the guidelines set by industry

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Sanjay Matange 0
New features with SAS 9.40 M5

SAS 9.4 maintenance release 5 was released on Sept 19, 2017.  This release includes many new items including integration with SAS Viya and SAS Studio, a web application for SAS development.  Also Included with this release are some cool new features in the graphics domain, some of which were requested

Analytics | Risk Management
Thorsten Hein 0
The need for seamless risk and finance integration

The importance of risk management has always been clear in financial services, but it is growing in other industries, including energy and telecommunication companies. This importance is being amplified through increasing demand for risk and finance integration. New risk data architecture is needed to focus on the integration of time

Customer Intelligence
Norma Suarez 0
SAS is revolutionizing the real-time customer experience

Real-time customer experiences are an elusive yet coveted goal for all organizations. As competition intensifies in every single industry, organizations want to ensure they are providing customers with unforgettable results. Satisfactory is no longer enough. Not if you want your customers to come back. Forrester Principal Analyst Rusty Warner’s research

Analytics | Data Visualization | Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Sanjay Matange 0
Getting started with SGPLOT - Part 8 - Horizontal HighLow Plot

On a recent visit to an In-House Users Group meeting at a Pharmaceutical company, I presented a 1/2 day seminar on creating Clinical Graphs using SG Procedures.  Polling the audience for their experience with these procedures indicated that many SAS users are not familiar with these new ways to create graphs. So,

Data Visualization
Sanjay Matange 0
Stock chart

In the previous article on Getting Started with Vertical HighLow Plot, I described how we can use the HighLow plot to display the stock price by date.  The HighLow plot is specifically designed for such use cases as shown below. The data is downloaded from the Nasdaq web site, and

Analytics | Risk Management
Hartmut Kömme 0
Risikomodellierung: ein Blick unter die Motorhaube

Modelle im Risikomanagement sind essenziell. Sie helfen uns dabei, das Risiko eines Unterfangens auf Basis weniger Einflussgrößen vorherzusagen. Die Kunst der Modellierung besteht nun darin, die wichtigsten Faktoren zu bestimmen und einen komplexen Zusammenhang vereinfacht so abzubilden, dass die Aussagekraft relevant ist. Das heißt, modellbasierte Prognosen sollen möglichst nahe an

Analytics
Rainer Sternecker 0
Data Preparation – das „Stiefkind“ im Datenmanagement?

Datenaufbereitung, Datenintegration, Datenqualität, Datensicherheit – all das hört sich nach Pflichtprogramm für die IT an und ist längst nicht so sexy wie Hype-Themen à la Data Science, Internet of Things oder Artificial Intelligence. Dass Datenmanagement im Businesskontext aber einen mindestens ebenso großen Stellenwert hat – sei es für die Optimierung

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