Tag: sas

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

Machine Learning: Are You Ready? A 7-Part Checklist

Sep 1, 2017 |

Machine learning is all the rage. But while the topic is top of mind in boardrooms and the media alike, it is not always clear how machine learning is best applied. Read more…

DataRobot Reaches Out to SAS, Financial Services

Jul 24, 2017 |

Companies that use DataRobot’s software to automate data science tasks can now output models directly from SAS, the dominant analytics company whose software is widely deployed in enterprises around the world. Read more…

Text Analytics and Machine Learning: A Virtuous Combination

Nov 21, 2016 |

The world of big data analytics is incredibly diverse, and people are coming up with new analytic tools and techniques every day. But one particularly productive combination that should not be overlooked involves the use of text analytics and machine learning. Read more…

SAS Goes Back to the Future of Cognitive Computing with Viya

Sep 13, 2016 |

SAS yesterday unveiled plans to bolster its entire product lineup under the new Viya architecture with hefty doses of cognitive computing in an effort to make the software easier to use, more responsive to human input, and able to learn from experience. Read more…

Python Eats Into R as SAS Dominance Fades

Aug 15, 2016 |

A new survey of data science tools shows that Python usage is quickly gaining steam among advance analytic professionals, at the expense of both R and SAS.

Last month the executive recruiting firm Burtch Works published the latest results of an ongoing “flash survey” Read more…

TaxBrain Brings Open Data Science to Federal Models

Aug 10, 2016 |

Some of the most important decisions made in Washington D.C. are influenced heavily by sophisticated computer models refined over the course of decades. However, most of the models are proprietary, which hinders the ability to improve them and to weigh underlying assumptions that affect the results. Read more…

Webinar: Data Management for Advanced Analytics and More from SAS and Hortonworks

Dec 17, 2015 |

As rearview analysis moves into our rearview mirror, it’s time to explore the new world of iterative and exploratory analysis. Join us as we discuss how Hortonworks and SAS work in concert to bridge the gap between data sources and advanced analytics. Read more…

Which Type of SSD is Best: SATA, SAS, or PCIe?

Dec 3, 2015 |

So you’ve decided to implement solid state drives (SSDs) to speed up your access to data. That’s great! But now comes the tough part: picking the right drive to use. Read more…

Why Big Data Is a ‘How’ at UPS, Not a ‘What’

Oct 26, 2015 |

“Take care of little things and big things will take care of themselves.” That was the advice shared by UPS’ Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis, who presented a keynote Monday at SAS Analytics 2015 conference about the company’s decades-long journey from descriptive to prescriptive analytics. Read more…