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According to research, less than half of an organization's data is structured data; nearly 80 percent is unstructured data that may come from social media, customer letters, web pages, invoices and freeform survey answers. Getting the information you need from that data can be a quick and automated experience or
Justin Choy from SAS presents an overview of best practices for providing data to clients and users while also maintaining analytic integrity of models and processes.
Imagine using software to build the perfect sports team. That’s exactly what an Indian cricket league did using SAS® Enterprise MinerTM! Pankush Kalgotra tells us how he used predictive modeling to select the best players for the Indian Premier Cricket League on the SAS Global Forum livestream: sasglobalforum on livestream.com.
American country songs are known for topics such as mama, trucks, trains, heartbreaks and drinking. How many of these topics are included in the top country songs over the past 25 years? Deovrat Kakde of Kavi Associates used SAS Text Miner to find out! He shares some of his more
Tricia Aanderud from And Data and Angela Hall from SAS share the advantages of SAS® Stored Processes with the SAS Global Forum! In this discussion, you will learn tips and tricks for using stored processes within SAS BI clients. Watch their presentation, "Stop Your "Wine"ing: Use a Stored Process", now
What is data mining and how do you find those golden chunks of information that transform your business? David Dickey from NC State University gives examples of how tools such as SAS® Enterprise Miner™ can help in his presentation "Finding the Gold in Your Data: An Overview of Data Mining"
Fify students are presenting papers at SAS Global Forum 2013. Many of these students are SAS Global Forum Scholar winners and from the SAS Student Ambassador Program. Students Aude L. Pujula, David Isaias Maradiaga Pineda, Elizabeth Leslie and Mantosh Kumar Sarkar talk about how they use SAS and why it
Managers, boards of directors, executives - everyone needs up-to-date information for decision making. And today that often means they need it in real-time. James Beaver and Tobin Scroggins from Farm Bureau Bank give their users the option of emailed reports for this real-time or near real-time information, or the users
It was a packed house at the Moscone West Center in San Francisco last night as more than 4,000 SAS users and employees from around the world gathered together to officially kick off SAS® Global Forum. Following the live software demos from customers and SAS development teams, Technical Support Vice
Big data, social, Bayesian techniques, and new methods being developed every day, according to Jennifer Waller of Georgia Regents University. Watch this Inside SAS Global Forum interview for details. Be sure to check out the ending.
Anna Brown talks to Tyler Smith of National University about the International Year of Statistics and why it's important for businesses to use statistics when making decisions. He also talks about the role of statistics in the health industry. Watch it now on the SAS Global Forum livestream: sasglobalforum on
SAS presenters highlight software features built on SAS 9.4 platform and share the 2013 product release roadmap for these technology themes: high-performance analytics business visualization data management decision management cloud sasglobalforum on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free
What a conference so far... SAS Global Forum is now in full swing, and the two big sessions (Opening Session last night, and the Tech Session this morning) have been packed with impressive material. The attendees I've spoken with have been suitably impressed and enthused. You can view the sessions
Jim Goodnight kicks off SAS Global Forum with a look back the first SAS visit to San Francisco in 1982 - when everything was big including hair, cell phones and computers! Now, small computers deliver big data and we can access that data on even smaller devices such cell phones
Editor's note: this article was originally published on The SAS Dummy blog. In the SAS User Groups LinkedIn group, some generous "old timers" offer tips to the potentially shy newcomers for connecting with other SAS professionals at SAS Global Forum. Perhaps these folks remember their own introverted natures, and they
There's nothing like SAS Global Forum and no place like San Francisco! Everyone around me is packing up cameras and notebooks, including SAS' roving reporter Anna Brown. For those who can't make it this year, Anna's Inside SAS Global Forum video series is the next best thing to being there.
For many SAS users, their first experience using SAS came during college. Using SAS as part of their coursework and research was how they developed their initial SAS skills. Given that SAS programming is now taught in many high schools across the US, some students are now entering college already equipped with basic SAS skills. Regardless of when you
SAS Global Forum is like a BIG buffet of SAS knowledge, all served up in just a few days. There are so many good presentations and activities, but you cannot fit them all on your plate. You have to choose. To make the choices easier, the SAS Global Forum committee
Even if you cannot attend SAS Global Forum next week, you can experience it virtually via the Livestream sessions. This year I will reprise my role as host of SAS Tech Talks, a pair of live webcasts that feature SAS R&D professionals and their latest technological wares. Click "play" on
I’ve attended many trade shows and conferences in my career, but there is nothing like a user conference. I feel that way because I’ve been working with SAS and DataFlux users for over eight years. Or maybe it’s because I helped plan the DataFlux users event again and again. Nonetheless,
In the SAS User Groups LinkedIn group, some generous "old timers" offer tips to the potentially shy newcomers for connecting with other SAS professionals at SAS Global Forum. Perhaps these folks remember their own introverted natures, and they want to encourage attendees to get the most out of their conference
The conference is less than a month away and I am excited to travel to SAS Global Forum. It seems like just yesterday when I accepted the responsibility of being the conference chair, I was full of ideas and aspirations for what I envisioned at this conference. Fortunately, all these
Ever wondered where to find SAS talent? The SAS Global Academic Program works with colleges and universities around the world to support the use of SAS for teaching, research and skill development. Several programs are available to help develop the next generation of SAS talent. The SAS Student Ambassador Program recognizes