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During SAS Global Forum 2018, I sat down with four SAS users to get their take on what makes a SAS user. Read through to find valuable tips they shared and up your SAS game. I’m sure you will come away inspired, as you discover some universal commonalities in being a SAS user.
During SAS Global Forum 2018, SAS instructor Charu Shankar sat down with four SAS users to get their take on what makes them a SAS user. Read through to find valuable tips they shared and up your SAS game. I’m sure you will come away inspired, as you discover some universal commonalities in being a SAS user.
At the Executive Conference at SAS Global Forum 2018 speaker Dan Heath says customer experiences are defined by peak moments. In this blog post, E.G. Nadhan, Chief Technology Strategist at Red Hat, shares his peak moments from SAS Global Forum 2018.
Bright lights, a packed house, loud music and high energy – these are the elements that come to life every year in the SAS Global Forum opening session. But it’s not just about the entertainment and energy. Each year, the Sunday night opening session sets the stage for conference attendees.
If you won’t be in Denver, stay engaged to everything happening through the SAS Global Forum 2018 Virtual Event. With content streaming live from opening session, tech connection, tech talks and a few breakout sessions, you’re sure to find something you love. And don't forget to join the conversation on social media.
Sebastian Dziadkowiec and Piotr Czetwertynski presented the talk “An Agile Approach to Building an Omni-Channel Customer Experience” at SAS Global Forum 2018. Keys to building a successful and future-proof omni-channel customer experience Most organizations acknowledge that building a seamless and consistent customer experience is critical to long-term success. The big question is:
Being the Graph Guy, I wanted to know about all the "data visualization" presentations at the upcoming SAS Global Forum 2018 conference. I tried going through the official interface to search for such sessions, but it was difficult (impossible?) to know that I had found them all. Therefore I created
El uso del análisis de datos trae resultados impactantes a los equipos de fútbol, que ahora ven a la analítica como una ficha clave en la toma de decisiones. En los últimos años, la tecnología se ha convertido en el director técnico de los equipos deportivos, pues resulta ser un
+Las empresas de todo el mundo están cambiando radicalmente su manera de operar y de relacionarse con clientes y socios. Se encuentran en plena transformación digital y capitalizan tendencias clave para evolucionar, como la nube, el Internet de las Cosas, la inteligencia artificial y la analítica, entre otras. De igual
In the medical field, an autopsy is valuable because it helps you understand the cause of death. But, what’s more valuable is identifying the leading indicators of an illness so that you can address it before the Grim Reaper comes knocking. Best in class organizations are taking a similar approach
The R SWAT package (SAS Wrapper for Analytics Transfer) enables you to upload big data into an in-memory distributed environment to manage data and create predictive models using familiar R syntax. In the SAS Viya Integration with Open Source Languages: R course, you learn the syntax and methodology required to
Are you going to Denver, Colorado, and wondering what fun/interesting/eclectic things you can do there? Then this is the map for you! For the past couple of years, I've made maps of the city SAS Global Forum is in, pointing out some of the attractions that conference attendees might want
As a regular hackathon participant, I’m often asked about what I appreciate in a well-run event, and what makes a hackathon successful. I’ve written before about the power of hackathons to be a melting pot of creativity, education and teamwork, whether in general, or in specific sectors like banking. They
Goutam Chakraborty is a busy man. In addition to serving as SAS professor of marketing analytics at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Chakraborty is the director and founder of the SAS and Oklahoma State University MS in Business Analytics and an award winning author and professor. He teaches courses in such areas as business
Vent’anni fa era Internet. Oggi sono gli Analytics a rivoluzionare la nostra vita e la società in ogni suo aspetto. Si parla già, infatti, di Analytics Economy: una nuova era basata sui dati e caratterizzata dall’impatto predominante dell’Artificial Intelligence. Ogni ambito della nostra vita sarà interessato da questo cambiamento rivoluzionario,
The consumer packaged goods (CPG) and Retail industry are going through a period of significant change. Both retailers and manufacturers are struggling to find growth and improve profitability. One strategy is through consolidation - e.g., Kraft-Heinz, Keurig- Dr Pepper Snapple Group on the manufacturer side, as well as Safeway-Albertsons, Ahold-Delhaize,
How effective is your organization at leveraging data and analytics to power your business models? This question is surprising hard for many organizations to answer. Most organizations lack a roadmap against which they can measure their effectiveness for using data and analytics to optimize key business processes, uncover new business
You might have seen a SAS Global Forum infographic floating around the web. And maybe you wondered how you might create something similar using SAS software? If so, then this blog's for you - I have created my own version of the infographic using SAS/Graph, and I'll show you how
Each year the SAS Global Users Group Executive Board (SGUGEB) solicits applications for the SAS Global Forum Conference Chair for the conference three years from now. Individuals are identified, applications are requested, submitted applications are reviewed, candidates are interviewed, and finally a choice is made. We are asking for interested
Former U.S. Chief Technology officer Megan Smith stressed the importance of continued investments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in her keynote address at SAS Analytics Experience, sharing a quote from George Washington. In his first address to Congress, in 1790, Washington said, “There is nothing which can better
This April, more than 5,000 SAS users and business leaders will converge on Denver CO for the premier event for SAS professionals: SAS Global Forum 2018. The event provides an excellent forum to expand your SAS knowledge and network with users of all skill levels. (Last year I found myself having lunch one
As you might have heard, sasCommunity.org -- a wiki-based web site that has served as a user-sourced SAS repository for over a decade -- is winding down. This was a difficult decision taken by the volunteer advisory board that runs the site. However, the decision acknowledges a new reality: SAS
From national parks and healthcare to taxes and nutrition, federal civilian agencies feature an incredibly large and diverse set of missions. These agencies oversee almost every aspect of American life with an endless sea of projects, programs and general oversight. But, as Deloitte Consulting’s Mark Urbanczyk said during a recent
Fifth annual STEM Showcase draws 350 students Temple Grandin, a prominent author and speaker on autism and animal behavior, and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, was shocked this past August to see how many students on her college campus seemed oblivious to the solar eclipse – despite
What are the big guys saying and doing, and what impact could it have on you? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic as we all know. Progress is going fast and some of it is even catching the attention of mainstream media (e.g. Google’s AlphaGo Zero (AI program) becoming the world’s best
6 listopada 2017 podczas tegorocznej, 23. już edycji SAS Forum będzie można uczestniczyć w sesji InnovAction. Jest to nowa formuła w cyklicznych konferencjach SAS, do której zapraszamy przedstawicieli firm z całego świata, aby podzielili się z nami swoimi doświadczeniami z wdrożeń rozwiązań analitycznych, które diametralnie zmieniły sposób prowadzenia biznesu.