In our first quarter 2007 cover story "The Future of Business Intelligence" SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and others speculated about the BI vendor consolidation rumors that had been circulating for months. At the time, Dr. Goodnight said: SAS will still be standing as a strong independent vendor after the consolidation.
The new advanced degree program in analytics at North Carolina State University is drawing a lot of interest. We ran a brief news article in sascom when the program was first announced, and we're planning a longer q&a article for the next issue of the magazine. Don't wait for your
(editor's note: our first guest post comes from SAS Strategist Gary Cokins.) I don’t know why I was recently surprised to see tangible evidence of performance management applied by public sector organizations. I know that its components – such as strategy maps, balanced scorecards and activity-based costing – are common