Tag: agile

Analytics | Data for Good | Students & Educators
Manuel Figallo 0
An unexpected weapon in the fight against the opioid epidemic: Graduate students

Each day, more than 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses. Combating the opioid epidemic begins with understanding it, and that begins with data. SAS recently partnered with graduate students from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) 's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy to understand how data mining and machine

Tim Arthur 0
5 more ways SAS scaled agile scrum

Last month we looked at the first five of ten key practices SAS has found effective in our ongoing adoption of agile practices. Let’s jump in and look at the next five. Provide coaching options. Great teams have great coaches. Give access to professional coaching as needed, and leverage the agile successes by

Tim Arthur 0
5 ways SAS scaled agile scrum

Look anywhere within the software industry, and you’ll see agile under construction. You’ve read about how it’s helping teams streamline large projects into smaller ones that are easier to manage and deliver. Being swift and agile has long been one of our company values here at SAS, and executing with

Tim Arthur 0
How is being agile different from doing agile?

There’s a reason SAS is a leader in so many different areas, and the adoption of Agile Scrum is no exception. “Scrum” gets its namesake from rugby, and more specifically, the name of a play where all team members lock arms and wrestle for the ball so that the game

Tim Arthur 0
How SAS R&D does agile

Call SAS and you’ll be connected to a real person. That value is important to us. Visit any SAS user event and you’ll meet employees genuinely interested in listening to customer feedback ... employees from every division, even from the internal groups like Research & Development. Capturing customer feedback is

Chris Hemedinger 0
Behind the scenes with SAS Visual Analytics

If you've heard anything from SAS in recent months, then you've heard about high-performance analytics and the new SAS Visual Analytics offering. SAS has taken the high-performance analytics message around the world in a series of recent "road shows". From the start, this project has enjoyed a different development process