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Steve Bennett 0
How federal civilian agencies can improve outcomes with analytics

From national parks and healthcare to taxes and nutrition, federal civilian agencies feature an incredibly large and diverse set of missions. These agencies oversee almost every aspect of American life with an endless sea of projects, programs and general oversight. But, as Deloitte Consulting’s Mark Urbanczyk said during a recent

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Iván López 0
Del club al brexit

El divorcio comercial más hablado (brexit) tiene algunos conflictos de intereses por ambas partes, la Unión Europea trata de conseguir que Irlanda del Norte siga siendo un puerto de libre comercio y los británicos se niegan, no dejarán que su territorio quede fuera de sus manos. Tratar de aperturar esta

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Vivian Jones 0
La analítica será un aliado clave en materia regulatoria para 2018

El panorama de regulaciones deberá ocupar un espacio especial dentro de las agendas de todo el sector empresarial de Colombia en 2018. Las organizaciones no solo deberán ocuparse de atender la normativa ya impuesta, sino los requerimientos de nuevas legislaciones en el país. El crecimiento y expansión de nuevas modalidades

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David Kennedy 0
How law enforcement can use analytics to combat the opioid epidemic

A steady drumbeat of news coverage makes one thing clear: Opioid abuse is rising and has reached epidemic levels throughout our country. Overdoses from the diversion and abuse of prescription opioids are one cause of the surge in deaths. Overdoses from heroin and other illicit synthetic opioids (such as heroin,

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Sanjay Matange 0
Little things go a long way

In my previous post, I described a new options to control the widths of the caps for Whiskers, Error and Limit bars.  This topic could have been titled "Little things go a long way", as such details really make for a good graph. In a similar manner, another detail issue

Analytics | Data for Good
Roderick Crawford 0
Where’s the good in data? How analytics is transforming government decision-making

Undoubtedly, the unifying ambition of everyone who serves in government is to do good for the local communities, regions and countries they serve. What I’m interested in is how departments and agencies arrive at those decisions, verify them and even predict their outcomes so that they know with some degree

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Internet of Things | Machine Learning
Vivian Jones 0
2018, el año de la economía digital y analítica en Colombia

SAS, la empresa líder en soluciones de analítica y Big Data en el mundo, predice los escenarios en los que se moverán las empresas y los negocios el próximo año. La necesidad de avanzar más decididamente en sus procesos de transformación digital y de experimentar nuevas posibilidades sacándole mayor provecho

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John Stultz 0
US government, analytics researchers step up fight against improper payments

  Improper payments continue to plague the federal government, though many actions are in motion to help turn the tide. The Trump Administration’s Building a Better America: A Plan for Fiscal Responsibility, released in July 2017, emphasizes reducing improper payments, currently estimated by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to total

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Jen Dunham 0
Considering fraud-fighting with machine learning and artificial intelligence?

Any look back at analytics in 2017 makes it clear that machine learning and artificial intelligence appear to be the ‘next big things’ that can solve just about any problem, from writing new hit songs to curing disease. Not one to buy into the hype, I became curious as to

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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

Analytics | Data Management | Fraud & Security Intelligence
Michael Davis 0
Capital flight facilitators: Tracking terrorist financing

I wish this were a blog about a new super-affordable airline, but instead capital flight is the illegal movement of money from its country of origin, transit or destination. This movement of money through facilitators is creating a hyper-breed of criminal enterprise using the regulations of the world’s financial systems

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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

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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

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Vivian Jones 0
Las 10 tendencias para continuar con la transformación digital en el 2018

Es claro que este año que está por finalizar ha traído grandes cambios para todo el mundo en cuanto a transformación digital se trata, se estructuraron cambios en las industrias, la economía e incluso las formas de comunicación con sus clientes. Pero la tecnología no se detiene y cada día

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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

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Deep learning: la nueva era de la inteligencia artificial

La aplicación de la inteligencia artificial en los negocios constituye un área en constante evolución cuya demanda aumenta día con día. Este fenómeno es resultado de la alta interacción máquina-humano que experimentamos en varios aspectos de nuestras vidas, así como de la necesidad constante de aprender y actuar de forma

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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

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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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