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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

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Data Management
Lindsay Hart 0
"Hack the Case" competition challenges students to solve real business analytics problems

"Exhausting, but exhilarating," said participants in Hack the Case – a unique, 10-day competition hosted by Ivey Business School, SAS, Deloitte and Scotiabank, with the assistance of the Centre for Advanced Computing, Queen’s University. Students from Ivey Business School’s Master of Science (MSc) in Management, Business Analytics start with a

Analytics | Data for Good | Students & Educators
Alyssa Farrell 0
Addressing health inequities and closing the cancer care gap with data and technology

Inequities in cancer care cause specific populations in the U.S. and worldwide to bear a more significant burden of disease than the general population, based upon barriers. These barriers to prevention and care have long existed but were undeniably exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. February 4 marks World Cancer Day, which

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Cloud | Machine Learning
Charlie Chase 0
Can demand planning save your supply chain? Find out with this free trial

The past 20 months of disruptions caused by COVID-19 have been a wake-up call for retailers and consumer goods companies. Unpredictable market trends have caused havoc with categories, brands and products making it harder to predict supply requirements. All of these changes have given rise to the need for consumption

Data Visualization
Nancy Rausch 0
Is it really better to give than to receive? Data science says yes

Active gratitude is the feeling you get when a stranger does something nice for you without expecting anything in return. While both are beneficial for our health, there is a statistically significant, positive correlation between active gratitude and pro-sociality (r = 0.374), that is not present with passive gratitude. In other words, random acts of kindness trigger other random acts of kindness to other people, which is both good for us and good for society.

Analytics
Alex Coop 0
The future of AI from 5 influential figures

There is no shortage of challenges associated with the deployment of AI: a lack of access to infrastructure, a lack of skills, and new legislation meant to enforce the responsible use of this evolving technology. But the most consequential questions facing us are innately human. Namely, ensuring human agency, safety

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