## Analytics

Find out how analytics, from data mining to cognitive computing, is changing the way we do business

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Model data from published summary statistics

There are many ways to model a set of raw data by using a continuous probability distribution. It can be challenging, however, to choose the distribution that best models the data. Are the data normal? Lognormal? Is there a theoretical reason to prefer one distribution over another? The SAS has

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How to evaluate SAS expressions in PROC DS2 dynamically

Some readers read the article “how-to-evaluate-sas-expression-in-data-step-dynamically” and wonder if there is a same mechanism or functionality in DS2. As indicated in that article, SAS provides similar features in DATA step, PROC CAS and PROC Python, but some projects like ESP (Event Stream Processing) projects would store those expression definition in

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Facing the future with women in STEM

This summer, women have been making their mark across all industries. From technology to policing, SAS wants to highlight some impactful changes made over the past few months. Click through the articles below to learn about the way women are shaping the future.   Intern Spotlight This summer, SAS hired

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Generate random uniform points in an ellipse

I have previously written about how to efficiently generate points uniformly at random inside a sphere (often called a ball by mathematicians). The method uses a mathematical fact from multivariate statistics: If X is drawn from the uncorrelated multivariate normal distribution in dimensiond, then S = r*X / ||X|| has

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Bootstrap predicted means by using PROC GLMSELECT

A previous article shows how to use the MODELAVERAGE statement in PROC GLMSELECT in SAS to perform a basic bootstrap analysis of the regression coefficients and fit statistics. A colleague asked whether PROC GLMSELECT can construct bootstrap confidence intervals for the predicted mean in a regression model, as described in

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Aseguradoras pierden 5% de ingresos anuales por fraudes

Más del 5% de los ingresos anuales de las aseguradoras se pierden ante la perpetración del fraude, del que se registran un promedio de 2 mil 500 casos por año, divididos en 125 países, de acuerdo con la Asociación de Certificadores de Fraude de Estados Unidos. Estas cifras incluyen sólo

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A simple way to bootstrap linear regression models in SAS

I've written many articles about bootstrapping in SAS, including several about bootstrapping in regression models. Many of the articles use a very general bootstrap method that can bootstrap almost any statistic that SAS can compute. The method uses PROC SURVEYSELECT to generate B bootstrap samples from the data, uses the

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IA para tomar mejores decisiones de negocios

Vivimos en una era de empresas data-driven, como una de las máximas premisas para la toma de buenas decisiones. ¿Pero qué pasa cuando la información nos supera? Si está pensando en Inteligencia Artificial, va por el camino correcto. Según proyecciones de analistas, el planeta generará más de 181 zettabytes de

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The power of analytics in deterring and detecting fraud

In principle, the best method of mitigating fraud is to set up a strong detection system. A system perceived as unbeatable will mean that potential fraudsters are discouraged from attempting anything and move on to easier targets. The premise of deterrence is that a system that detects fraud and abuse

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Data management: The foundation for resilient organizations

Today, a business disruption can stem from just about any type of event — a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, economic pressures, critical skillset shortages or changes in market or investor evaluation criteria. Only resilient companies can ride out the turbulence and quickly bounce back. But with the ongoing pace of change, making

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Breaking down barriers in tech with Code the Dream

In a world where technology is a cornerstone of society, opportunities in the tech sector should be within reach for all. Yet, for many people, education, resources and access barriers stand in the way. According to research by McKinsey, Black people make up 12 percent of the US workforce but only

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3 rules for managing your analytics organization

Congratulations! You’ve been tasked to manage an analytics team within your organization. In this role, it’s crucial to establish effective management practices to lead a successful team. As a manager, your role goes beyond overseeing day-to-day operations; it involves fostering a collaborative and productive environment, nurturing talent and aligning your

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¿Te has planteado alguna vez como mejorar el rendimiento de tu plataforma SAS? ¿Qué es? La Administración Experta consiste en monitorizar los entornos SAS y realizar un mantenimiento reactivo y proactivo, así como atender a peticiones puntuales por parte de los equipos técnicos de los clientes. ¿Para qué? Con la

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El incremento del comercio online está provocando que los usuarios sean cada vez más exigentes y dispongan de una mayor variedad de comercios donde efectuar sus compras. Tener la capacidad de ofrecer productos que se adapten a las preferencias de nuestros usuarios, es cada vez más importante y necesario. ¿Qué

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SAS Viya로 시민 데이터 사이언티스트 도전하기!

데이터 문해력과 SAS Viya 플랫폼 ‘데이터 문해력과 시민 데이터 사이언티스트(이하 CDS)의 필요 역량’이라는 지난번 블로그 포스팅에 이어, 이번에는 데이터 문해력을 기반으로 CDS를 지원하는 기반 플랫폼 ‘SAS Viya’(쌔스 바이야)의 주요 특징들을 살펴보겠습니다. SAS Viya는 인 메모리, MPP 환경과 Cloud Native 등 최신 기술을 기반으로, 분석의 생애 주기인 데이터 접근, 전 처리,

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Agente 360 - ¿Y si aplicamos IA a los agentes comerciales?

Artículo escrito por Violeta Gállego y Oscar Saavedra La inteligencia artificial en los agentes permitirá descubrir una visión de agentes 360 que nunca antes habíamos imaginado. ¿Qué es el agente 360 ? Es un conjunto de iniciativas que permiten identificar los agentes con mayor rendimiento y asegurar su retención. Además, permite optimizar las

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Meet the Interns: 2023 SAS Intern Spotlight

Hello from Women in Analytics (WIA)! We're featuring SAS' incredibly talented 2023 intern class, specifically the United in STEM program. This program is designed to provide valuable work experience for students from diverse backgrounds enrolled in an accredited degree program who are passionate about technology. This year's class features 43

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SoDA 서비스 가입하기

SoDA를 이용해 쉽게 배우는 데이터 과학 #2 지난 포스팅에서는 SoDA(SAS Ondemand for Academics)의 장점과 필요성을 중심으로 SoDA가 어떤 제품인지 소개해 드렸습니다. 이번 포스팅에서는 ‘서비스 가입 방법’을 알아보겠습니다. 먼저 SoDA가 서비스 되는 브라우저 환경을 알아보고, 이어서 서비스 가입의 각 단계를 살펴보겠습니다. * 편집자 주 : 이번 글은 SAS코리아  컨설팅 본부 한노아