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Alison Bolen
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Editor of Blogs and Social Content

+Alison Bolen is an editor at SAS, where she writes and edits content about analytics and emerging topics. Since starting at SAS in 1999, Alison has edited print publications, Web sites, e-newsletters, customer success stories and blogs. She has a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Ohio University and a master’s degree in technical writing from North Carolina State University.

Analytics | Data for Good
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5 inspiring reads for Earth Day

From saving cheetahs to preserving fresh water systems, analytics plays a role in many inspiring conservation projects around the world. Read on to learn about a few of our favorites. 1. Protecting animals from extinction  Learn how analyzing footprints could help save cheetahs in Namibia and other endangered animals around

Analytics
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Today we celebrate The Do Loop!

By almost any measure, Rick Wicklin is the most prolific and most popular blogger at SAS. Author of The Do Loop, Rick has been writing and publishing blogs at SAS since 2010, and today he publishes his 1,000th post on The Do Loop! To celebrate, I want to highlight some

Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning
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12 machine learning articles to catch you up on the latest trend

Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that uses algorithms to iteratively learn from data and finds hidden insights in data without being explicitly programmed where to look or how to find the answer. Here at SAS, we hear questions every day about machine learning: what it is, how it compares to

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