The SAS Batting Lab is a six-week program designed to help improve kids’ understanding of data while also helping them improve their baseball and softball swings. Using analytics in an interactive, AI-powered batting cage, kids can compare their swings to batting stars. During the program, the participants also became more
SAS has been extending technological boundaries for many years. Whether in analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) or cloud, it excels in innovating what these technologies can do on a day-to-day basis. Recently, SAS released some of its most exciting announcements, sharing what is to come over the next couple of years.
Retail expert Charlie Chase recently participated in a private unplugged discussion about disruption challenges with retail executives hosted by the Retail Council of Canada. All quotes have been edited for maximum clarity, and participants have been de-identified. The last two years have created a major disruption for retailers and consumer
Building a data and analytics culture in higher education means equipping key stakeholders with the skills necessary to analyze and leverage insights extracted from data. Doing so can drive faster, more accurate decision-making. When I hear “data and analytics culture,” I immediately think of the work Jason Simon and his team
In the face of rapid digitalization and modernization, data scientists in Cameroon joined the SAS Hackathon seeking a way to preserve indigenous African languages.
Six scholars from North Carolina A&T State University in technology– or STEM-focused majors helped foster the next generation of data-literate students while also donating to those in need. SAS recently facilitated a donation drive with students from the Wake County Young Men's Leadership Academy (WYMLA) in Raleigh, North Carolina and scholars from
A delegation of 26 members of the American Chambers of Commerce of the European Union (AmCham EU) made their way to the Research Triangle. Representatives learned about local methods and best practices for developing the American economy and locating potential business partners. Leaders from countries across Europe first met with
Higher education institutions are some of the most data-rich entities in the world. Postsecondary leaders need high-quality, consistent and accurate insights to make the best decisions for their institution, students and constituents. Data governance is a topic that may seem technical in nature and perhaps important to only the IT
A new prototype AI diagnostic test for pre-eclampsia developed by a multi-disciplinary Irish team will hopefully save thousands of lives around the world. Preeclampsia affects 1 in 10 pregnancies and causes the deaths of at least 50,000 mothers and 500,000 babies worldwide every year. It is a serious pregnancy complication
As more businesses embrace their digital transformation journeys, it’s easy to get lost in the cloud hype and overinflate the possibilities of cloud alone. Cloud migration is not a one-stop shop to solve all of an organization’s challenges. Instead, technology leaders need to adopt a cloud-smart mindset to maximize value,