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Caslee Sims 0
Taking a swing at data literacy: an inside look at The SAS Batting Lab

The SAS Batting Lab is a six-week program designed to help improve kids’ understanding of data while also helping them improve their baseball and softball swings. Using analytics in an interactive, AI-powered batting cage, kids can compare their swings to batting stars. During the program, the participants also became more

Analytics | Data for Good | SAS Events | Work & Life at SAS
Mimi Stapleton 0
Finding an effective way to drive change – by adding data

Six scholars from North Carolina A&T State University in technology– or STEM-focused majors helped foster the next generation of data-literate students while also donating to those in need. SAS recently facilitated a donation drive with students from the Wake County Young Men's Leadership Academy (WYMLA) in Raleigh, North Carolina and scholars from

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Data Management
Marinela Profi 0
The social impact of data science: improving the mental health for cancer patients with AI

A cancer journey affects both physical and mental health. This often results in feelings of social isolation, loss of identity, clinical depression and even PTSD. This often goes unrecognized and undiagnosed due in part to lack of resources, tools and time. Swedish startup War On Cancer wondered whether they could

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Risk Management
Joe Nyangon, PhD 0
How new regulations could streamline climate-related financial risk disclosures

Today’s investors are eager to understand the climate-related risks of their business investments, not just because they are becoming more climate-conscious but also because climate-related risk can bring financial risk. A newly proposed rule in the US aims to bring more transparency to those risks. In March, the US Securities

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Data Management | Data Visualization
Charlie Chase 0
Misnomers regarding outliers and their usefulness in statistical modeling

Outliers provide much-needed insights into the actual relationships that influence the demand for products in the marketplace. They are particularly useful when modeling consumer behavior where abnormalities are common occurrences or unforeseen disruptions that impact consumer demand. But why do demand planners cleanse out outliers, when many are not really

Analytics
Lee Ann Dietz 0
Earth Day 2022 – an interview with SAS specialists about analytics and climate resilience

Leaders from businesses and governments across the world continue to show progress on a range of critical environmental topics, addressing climate resilience and taking actions to ensure a more sustainable and thriving planet. Advancements and innovations continue to open new avenues for environmental leadership – and the use of data

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Data for Good
Josh Morgan 0
Empowering improved Medicaid policy using whole person analytics

Before I started with SAS, I worked at the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health. Among many other projects, our analytics work included integrating data from multiple county departments and risk stratifying citizens in the greatest need of public services.   This led to our 1115 Whole Person Care (WPC) waiver

Data Visualization
Diana Maris 0
Three trends that expand the reach of analytics & BI insights

Data visualization is a critical way for anyone to turn endless rows of data into easy-to-understand results through dynamic and understandable visuals. Whether your favorite visualization is a pie chart, a geographic map, or relies on natural language, showing the insights that empower you to make more informed decisions is a better way to do data-driven business. Analyst firms say that SAS has market-leading data visualization. This helps users across the globe find insights in their data using new and exciting trends in data visualization.

Analytics | Customer Intelligence | Learn SAS | Students & Educators
Alex Coop 0
Hooked on data science: gamification drives engagement among students and trainees

While studying business intelligence as an undergraduate student at business school HEC Montreal, Camille Duchesne encountered Cortex, an analytics simulation that pits participants against each other to develop the most accurate models for a particular task. In this case, the simulation supports a fictional charity by predicting which subjects from

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence
Caslee Sims 0
Behind the scenes of the SAS Hackathon: Why being a mentor is a win-win for everyone

During the SAS Hackathon, teams and mentors collaborate to find solutions to specific challenges. The hackathon is a win-win situation for all participants, from idea generation to the development of new technologies or solutions. The SAS Hackathon encourages developers to collaborate on practical ideas and offers employees the chance to

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