Tag: high-performance analytics

Alison Bolen 0
The CEO's favorite visual analytics features

"What do you do when you first get a data set that's a billion rows long?" asks SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. "You want to play around with it."  At dozens of SAS events over the last year, audience attendees have watched Goodnight do just that, quickly grabbing 1.15 billion records, selecting

Data Management | Data Visualization
Vincent Cotte 0
Overcoming the Top Four Challenges to More Effective Decision Making With Data Visualisation

Our recent innovations into Data Visualisation have led us to be inundated and involved in lots of conversations with customers and prospects looking to benefit from the marriage of advanced analytics, visualisation, data management and simplicity. Greg and Minh delved into the benefits that this marriage can yield and why data visualisation should form an

Paul Kent 0
5 ways to tackle big data and maintain brand loyalty

I recently shared with you my 2013 industry predictions.   With the anticipated increase in streaming data,  social data, big data BI and analytics and the growing focus on Hadoop clusters, one thing is certain:  big data is here to stay.   Knowing how to best tackle that data while maintaining brand

Data Management
Paul Kent 0
Five big data predictions for 2013

My predictions for "big data" in 2013 were recently published in the Fourth Quarter 2012 issue of Loyalty Management Magazine, and I wanted to share them here too: Streaming data from gadgets, cars and other devices will become an even bigger and more important data source. Social data will be used

David Pope 0
Are your applications designed tactically or strategically?

Organizations must find the right balance between tactical use of their data and strategic use of their data.  The following statement encapsulates the difference between an application that was primarily designed from a tactical perspective versus a strategic one.: "Thanks, you delivered what I asked for (tactical), but not what I

Analytics
John Stultz 0
Federal policy on improper payments spurs need for high performance analytics

Recently, top executives from SAS gathered in Washington, DC with customers and other interested parties to discuss the potential impact of "big data" and high-performance analytics on the U.S. government. Topics included cyber-attack strategies, health care, bio-surveillance, border security and of course, fraud and improper payments. On the heels of

Alison Bolen 0
Jim Goodnight on the secrets of big data computing

When SAS CEO Jim Goodnight talks about the development of SAS High-Performance Analytics, he always starts with the customer. After all, it was banking customer UOB in Singapore that first approached Goodnight three years ago about reducing the time it took to calculate risk factors on the bank's full portfolio.

Steve Polilli 0
A strategic data plan pays off

Recent SAS-sponsored research by the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed large enterprises on a number of questions about "big data" and its value. The most prominent finding was that companies with a strategic data plan were much more likely to be financially successful than those who treat data as a tactical

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

Paul Kent 0
How does a VP of big data spend his time?

Some of you might be wondering what I’m planning to spend my time on as the new VP of Big Data at SAS. I think there are three equally important segments: First off I will be talking with customers who are really pushing us hard in the big data space,