Anna Brown
Corporate Communications Specialist

On the SAS External Communications team, Brown identifies and develops communications strategies to generate awareness of the SAS brand and products. In this role, she produces various editorial campaigns to convey the company’s value across industries.

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2013 is all about statistics!

Statistics, statisticians, and data are all the rage in 2013 as we celebrate the International Year of Statistics! Statisticians are often busy crunching numbers and modeling data, but we were lucky to enough to have Tyler Smith of National University and Jennifer Waller of Georgia Regents University chat with us

Anna Brown 0 on SAS and Hadoop

Many companies are using Hadoop to manage big data – is one example. In the video below Kerem Tomak, Vice President of Marketing Analytics, talks about the tangible benefits of using SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop, including the speed and efficiency to see insights from mountains of data. You

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How to visualize before you model big data

"Nobody knows analytics the way SAS does," said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight in my recent interview with him. He also explained the significance of being able to visualize and explore "big data." With visual analytics, you can cruise a billion records and just do graphs and plots one after the

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Competition breeds the best in analytics

I attended the Predictive Analytics World conference in NYC this week and found Kaggle, a platform that hosts data prediction competitions, fascinating. It accepts the broadest range of data mining, forecasting and bioinformatics problems and conducts worldwide competitions that invite not only true data scientists but also electrical engineers, statisticians,

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