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The Search for Better COVID Data Is Not Over

From a public health perspective, the past 23 months have been, shall we say, eventful in the United States. More than 70 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker, an Read more…

College Teams Closely Watching How Pro Teams Adopt Analytics

Professional sports teams have been taking advantage of an array of analytics and AI techniques for some time. Now that the technology and applications are becoming more well understood, college athletics are starting to Read more…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

Why Is SAS Going Public?

SAS surprised the analytics community for the second time in a month this morning when it announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. The company has penciled in 2024 as the year it will go public--jus Read more…

SAS No Longer Exploring Sale to Broadcom: Report

News broke Monday that SAS Institute was considering selling itself to Broadcom, the $24-billion chip maker. But leaders of the privately held analytics giant have changed their minds, according to a report today in the Read more…

Spring Conference Season in Full (Virtual) Swing

May is traditionally a big month for tech conferences, and 2021 will be no different. The big change, of course, is that companies will be holding their tech conferences virtually. That’s good news for folks who wan Read more…

Composite AI: What Is It, and Why You Need It

You might have noticed a new term, “composite AI,” floating around the cybersphere. Don’t worry--it’s not a complex new technology that you must master. In fact, while the term may be new, the core idea behind it Read more…

A ‘Glut’ of Innovation Spotted in Data Science and ML Platforms

These are heady days in data science and machine learning (DSML) according to Gartner, which identified a “glut” of innovation occurring in the market for DSML platforms. From established companies chasing AutoML or Read more…

Systemic Data Errors Still Plague Presidential Polling

Four years ago, national polling firms almost universally failed to detect the true level of support for Donald Trump in his quest for the White House. This year, the same underlying conditions that made Trump’s electo Read more…

Testing Data Literacy on Main Street

How good are you at discerning fact from fiction in the news and on social media? Can you spot cherry-picked data sets, poorly selected samples, or infographics that misrepresent data? SAS and the News Literacy Project h Read more…

This Just In

Improving Vaccine Cold Chain Integrity with IoT Analytics Through SAS and NC Collaboratory Partnership

Apr 14, 2022 |

CARY, North Carolina, April 14, 2022 — The US Centers for Disease Control claims vaccine storage and transport issues are responsible for nearly 10% of the 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted in the US the past two years. Read more…

SAS accelerates development of analytics and data science talent with new academic program

Sep 22, 2020 |

NC State Athletics Using SAS Analytics to Run Ticketing and Attendance Scenarios

Aug 14, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., Aug. 14, 2020 — Sports and entertainment entities wrestling with how to create a live fan experience and follow coronavirus safety guidelines are turning to analytics and optimization software from SAS.

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Weka and Destiny Unveil Solution to Accelerate SaS Analytics Workloads

Aug 11, 2020 |

CAMPBELL, Calif., Aug. 11, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka) together with Destiny Corporation, a business and technology consultancy specializing in SAS (an integrated software suite for advanced and predictive analytics, business intelligence, and data management) analytics and a SAS Institute gold partner, have published a reference design that is capable of delivering 5X runtime and wall clock time improvements for SAS analytics long-running jobs, while also providing among the best storage economics.

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Next Release of SAS Viya Introduces a New Category of Analytics for the Cloud

Jun 17, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., June 17, 2020 — SAS Viya 4, available in late 2020, is engineered to take advantage of the latest cloud technologies.

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SAS and Microsoft Partner to Further Shape the Future of Analytics and AI

Jun 15, 2020 |

CARY, N.C. and REDMOND, Wash., June 15, 2020 — Microsoft Corp. and SAS today announced an extensive technology and go-to-market strategic partnership. The two companies will enable to easily run their SAS workloads in the cloud, expanding their business solutions and unlocking critical value from their digital transformation initiatives.

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SAS Debuts Tools to Gauge Risks and Impacts of Reopening

Jun 12, 2020 |

CARRY, N.C., June 12, 2020  — As states loosen stay-at-home orders and businesses reopen, protecting vulnerable populations and the public at large from the COVID-19 virus is paramount.

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SAS Launches Free AI-driven Environment to Mine COVID-19 Research

May 22, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., May 22, 2020 — Globally, thousands of scientists are working tirelessly on COVID-19 mitigation efforts, including the search for new treatments and a vaccine.

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Yellowbrick Partners with SAS to Deliver Faster Business Insights to Enterprises

May 19, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 19, 2020 — Hybrid cloud data warehouse company Yellowbrick Data announced a strategic partnership with analytics software and services provider SAS to develop a customer-driven product roadmap and build integrated solutions for data analytics. Read more…

SAS Reboots its SAS Global Forum, Turns it Into a Virtual Experience

May 13, 2020 |

CARY, N.C., May 13, 2020 — As the global community confronts the challenges posed by the coronavirus, there has never been a greater need for analytics to distill vast data into actionable insights.

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