[Jessica Curtis and Adam Hillman, both Forecasting Advisors at SAS, were co-authors of this post] The world has been dramatically impacted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are juggling a completely new lifestyle that was forced upon us overnight. As consumers find their way to a new normal,
Learn how continuous monitoring of suppliers can flag issues and help prevent supply chain disruptions.
When we interviewed supply chain expert Chris Tyas a few weeks prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had no idea that his 40 years of experience and knowledge in the consumer product goods (CPG) industry would soon have a profound impact on the supply chain and efforts to keep supplies
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts During this global pandemic, we’ve seen SAS employees band together, while staying apart. We know that there’s strength in numbers, and amazing things happen when we all bring our unique skills and abilities to the table. We’re proud of the creative ways our employees are giving back, like making masks and preparing food for their communities. Keep reading
If you’re in state government, you're well aware of the unprecedented challenges that come with off-the-charts unemployment numbers due to COVID-19. Crashing websites at state unemployment insurance offices and multi-hour phone hold times for the millions of people who've lost their income due to the pandemic are only the most
At the end of March, the German government sponsored a hackathon called #WirVsVirus. The aim was to bring Germany’s collective coding expertise to bear on some of the many problems surrounding COVID-19. In total, more than 27,000 coders joined the challenge, working from home, and programming for 48 hours from
Nancy Rausch shares 4 examples of the role data management techniques play in responding to COVID-19.
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts Here at SAS, our culture revolves around our people. Our endless curiosity and innovative spirit help us solve our customers’ most challenging problems – but our employees’ impact is even bigger than that. There’s strength in numbers, and during this difficult time, our employees’ generosity and creative problem-solving are helping those who need it most around the world. From providing laptops to students in need,
Being a state governor has never been more difficult than right at this moment, because the extreme steps governors are being forced to take in order to protect their citizens’ health are having an equally extreme impact on other critical aspects of our society. In the face of social distancing
2019년 12월, 중국을 시작으로 발생한 코로나바이러스감염증-19(COVID-19)가 전 세계로 확산되며 190개 국가에서 32만명이 넘는 확진 환자가 발생했습니다. (2020년 3월 23일 기준) 세계보건기구(WHO)는 3월 11일 감염 확산세가 지속되자 홍콩독감(1968), 신종플루(2009)에 이어 사상 세 번째로 코로나19에 대해 팬데믹(pandemic; 세계적 대유행)을 선포했는데요. 한국 역시 지난 2월 23일 코로나19 대응 수준이 ‘심각’ 단계로 격상되며 확진자가
인류의 건강을 위협하는 문제, 특히 코로나바이러스(COVID-19)처럼 빠르게 전파되는 질병이 확산되는 초기 단계에는 예상할 수 없는 많은 변수들이 존재합니다. 이러한 단계에서 데이터 시각화를 활용하면 빠르게 추세를 파악하고 단편적인 데이터들로부터 유의미한 결과를 도출할 수 있습니다. 바이러스 경로 시각화는 사람들에게 경각심을 일깨우고 바이러스의 영향력을 알림으로써, 궁극적으로 질병 예방 활동에 도움이 될 수 있을
In the early days and weeks of any widespread global health concern, particularly in a fast-moving outbreak like the coronavirus, there are many unknowns. Data visualization can be a good starting point to understand trends and piece data points together into a meaningful story. The ability to visualize the spread