Do you get excited about the newest innovations and technologies on the market, the world of data and the future of AI? Then mark your calendars because SAS Innovate in Las Vegas is just around the corner. SAS Innovate, our annual event for business leaders, technical users and SAS partners,
2023 delivered a raft of notable bank failures, the largest since the 2008 financial crisis. Silicon Valley Bank and others succumbed to collapse, triggering widespread reverberations and heightened market uncertainty. We also saw a tsunami of AI innovation, expanding fraud and financial crimes, workforce transformation and climate risk. And let’s
Rare diseases, often called orphan diseases, affect a small percentage of the population. Despite their rarity, these diseases collectively impact millions worldwide. Being a health care professional who cares deeply about overall patient care, the challenges in diagnosing and treating rare diseases resonate profoundly with me. Limited data availability, dispersed
Government regulations, technological advancements and improvements in energy forecasting are complex issues that require deep discussion. Several pivotal thoughts were shared through a recent webinar dedicated to unraveling these complexities, shedding light on the nuances of the issues and their interconnectedness. Here are a few key takeaways from that discussion.
In 2024, fraud and financial crimes are rising in global banking due to an evolving economic environment and expanding technological capabilities that create new opportunities for fraudsters. In 2023, consumer-focused fraud increased, with attackers posing as energy firms, lottery companies and banks to extract sensitive information from unsuspecting victims. Inflationary pressure saw
If your organization aims for longevity, resilience is a muscle you want to build. The 5 Resiliency Rules: Speed and agility Data culture and literacy Curiosity Innovation Equity and responsibility I know resilience has been a hot topic in recent years, and for good reason – it can make or
Organizations continuously search for innovative ways to optimize their operations and elevate efficiency. One promising frontier is the integration of digital twins for predictive maintenance. However, the true potential of this technology often remains untapped, with many organizations settling for what can be described as “digital shadows.” In this exploration,
No ano passado, assistimos a uma revolução notável no desenvolvimento de modelos generativos de IA e na sua adoção generalizada por indivíduos e empresas. Dois exemplos claros foram o ChatGPT e o DALL-E da OpenAI que, em apenas alguns meses, conseguiram conquistar milhões de utilizadores em todo o mundo, garantindo
Whether for better or for worse, many people agree that generative AI is a game changer that will revolutionize the way we live and work. Optimists believe that generative AI is an opportunity to improve and expand our technological knowledge. At the same time, catastrophists fear that AI in general
The cold of winter and holiday gatherings push people indoors, causing a surge in influenza hospitalizations. Years of above-normal temperatures in southern states bring a species of mosquito that carries malaria to the US. Declining childhood immunization rates threaten to allow previously eradicated diseases like measles to become endemic again.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way medical professionals deliver care and manage patient data. By harnessing the power of advanced algorithms and machine learning, AI applications contribute to more accurate diagnostics, personalized treatment plans and streamlined administrative processes. The integration of AI into health care is helping create a
For the data scientists and developers who use analytics to extract insights from massive volumes of data, it’s easy to see the appeal of operating in a metacloud environment. After all, analytics workloads are not only resource-intensive – they’re also highly variable and differ in terms of importance and urgency.
La información certera es la base sobre la que se edifican las empresas, especialmente en un contexto en el que la preparación y la resiliencia son cada vez más importantes. Con el aumento en la cantidad de datos disponibles y la necesidad de aprovecharlos para tener mejores resultados, también hemos
Organizations with a passion for quality, reliability, efficiency and safety are using real-time insights generated from AI-powered predictive maintenance programs to anticipate and avoid potential issues while mitigating negative impact. A shift from reactive maintenance, or handling issues in real-time, is not just a technological evolution; it's a strategic decision.
In a global economy marked by fragile supply chains, scarce resources and rising energy costs, the spotlight is on forecasting to address these issues. In 2022, McKinsey & Company uncovered a staggering $600 billion annual food waste, equating to 33% – 40% of global food production, spotlighting the devastating consequences
AI became the unofficial word of 2023 and the craze is likely to continue into 2024 as new creative applications and uses of AI emerge across industries and sectors. But before organizations invest too many resources into foundational AI models, leadership should ensure that the organization has a firm grasp
The global demand for analytics talent persists, with organisations facing challenges finding qualified individuals to support their growth. McKinsey’s recent survey revealed a significant shortage of skilled practitioners for the most in-demand tech skills, with less than 50% of the required professionals available worldwide. Despite the well-known STEM skills gap,
The health care and life sciences market is accelerating – but not without a few necessary pitstops. Machine learning, digital twins, generative AI, robots as doctors, medications with sensors, and surgery at the speed of light. It’s all driving the market. Year after year, market researchers, analyst firms, and industry
The weight of the world has never been heavier – and it rests on the shoulders of government. Geopolitical hostilities, war, climate change, economic turmoil, large-scale migration and workforce shortages are worldwide issues. These challenges are compounded when governments have political divisions and stymied processes. Citizens want their government to
AES Corporation is one of the world’s largest independent producers of renewable energy, green hydrogen, and battery storage. This Fortune 500 company is the only US-based power company that operates on four continents. Additionally, AES owns utilities in the US and Latin America and has a technology innovation company that
Katie King has interviewed subjects from many walks of business life for her books: academics, venture capitalists, executives from high-profile brands and telecommunications companies. Among them, one that made a lasting impression was an artist: Ai-Da. King interviewed the artificial intelligence-powered humanoid robot artist for her 2022 book AI Strategy
Over the last year, generative AI has captivated the public imagination. Many of us have become newly acquainted with the concept of an approaching Singularity coined by John von Neumann or Nick Bostrom’s Paper Clip thought experiment. Fortunately, Microsoft’s office assistant, Clippy, has yet to dutifully transform our planet into
Cloud computing has become the backbone of countless industries, helping organizations use the power of analytics, machine learning and AI for insights and innovation. However, the rapid expansion of cloud computing made the cloud develop a significant carbon footprint. To put this into context, cloud computing has been calculated to be
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by an onslaught of customer data. With so many data points, organizations need to find and effectively utilize the insights that help them better serve their customers. AI has only increased the stakes, creating more pressure to develop delightful customer experiences, build operational efficiencies and
What makes mainframes relevant today? Why are they still in use more than 50 years after their inception? Watch the video below and then come back to read about some specific use cases of SAS® technology in use on IBM mainframe computers. Mainframes have had many uses Throughout this half-century
When it comes to my data in the cloud, I want my service providers to keep security in mind. Few things worry me more than knowing my private information is not secure, or is being shared with untrusted collaborators. That’s why the recent announcement from SAS, our partner Microsoft, and
I recently had two incredible opportunities: to visit the White House for a landmark executive order signing and to make remarks at a US Senate AI Insight Forum. The AI Insight Forum was part of a bipartisan Congressional effort to develop guardrails that ensure artificial intelligence is both transformative and
Steam engines sparked the first Industrial Revolution, electricity energized the second, and early automation and the assembly line powered the third. Now, the fourth (often called smart manufacturing) is being shaped by artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, the internet and real-time data. Smart technologies are transforming manufacturing. It starts on the
Generative AI models have existed since the 1950s, but only in recent years have their application in marketing gained significant attention and media coverage. The impressive abilities of generative AI, particularly in content generation, have sparked excitement within the industry. However, the larger question that arises is: How can generative
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