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Is Data Science the Fourth Pillar of the Scientific Method?

Apr 15, 2019 |

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revived a decade-old debate last month when he said that modern data science (AI plus HPC) has become the fourth pillar of the scientific method. While some disagree with the notion that statistical analysis alone can reveal undiscovered laws, the argument may be moot if data science continues its current course being an extremely useful and in-demand tool for all manners of scientific discovery. Read more…

What’s Behind SAS’s $1-Billion AI Investment

Mar 25, 2019 |

SAS’s announcement last week that it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence over the next three years may have taken some by surprise. The Cary, North Carolina company, after all, is the standard-bearer for the previous age of business analytics. Read more…

The ‘Big Bang’ of Data Science and ML Tools

Feb 8, 2019 |

The tools used for data science are rapidly changing at the moment, according to Gartner, which said we’re in the midst of a “big bang” in its latest report on data science and machine learning platforms. Read more…

Deep Learning: The Confluence of Big Data, Big Models, Big Compute

Jan 10, 2019 |

Fueled by enterprises seeking greater insight from their analytics, deep learning is now seeing widespread adoption. While this artificial intelligence (AI) discipline was first conceived in the late 1950s, the recent jump into deep learning and other AI methods is fueled by the recent increase in hardware power, the explosion of big data and desire for greater insight in several key industries. Read more…

What’s Up with 2019? Big Data Predictions

Dec 18, 2018 |

As 2018 rolls to a close, it’s time to turn our attention to 2019 and the possibility that it holds. What will happen next year is anybody’s guess, which is half the fun in assembling (and hopefully reading) predictions from leaders and experts in the big data and data science fields. Read more…

News In Brief

‘Dark Data’ Continues to Stymie Analytics Efforts

Aug 29, 2018 |

Not only is there way too much data flying around organizations, but those charged with keeping track of it often don’t know where critical data is located. What’s more, new European data privacy rules are making that task harder. Read more…

BI Vendors Sliced and Diced on G2’s Grid

Jun 14, 2018 |

If you’re on the hunt for better business intelligence software – and really, who isn’t these days? – you likely are reading some analyst reports on the topic. But all too often, those reports don’t reflect the experiences of real-world users. Read more…

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

Apr 12, 2018 |

Neural network interpretability, integration with open source analytic libraries, and greater mobility within SAS’s product suite are among the capabilities that are coming to the SAS Viya platform later this quarter. 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…

Microsoft Surges in Gartner Quadrant with Power BI

Feb 21, 2017 |

Microsoft is the new king of the hill when it comes to business intelligence and analytics platforms, at least according to the latest Magic Quadrant from Gartner, which placed the Power BI backer in the pole position. Read more…

This Just In

UNC Charlotte Receives Research and Software Grant From SAS

Apr 9, 2014 |Utilities lack a strong pipeline of data scientists to tackle tough industry-business concerns. Analytics leader SAS has stepped up with a research and software grant, including energy forecasting technologies, to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC). Multidisciplinary engineering coursework combined with practical data applications are expected to attract new students to the field. Read more…

SAS Updates MDM Software

Apr 2, 2014 |As organizations seek more insight from their data, the ability to organize and manage the data pouring in from an ever-growing list of sources is critical. To help organizations better access, manage and use data from any source, SAS has updated its SAS Master Data Management and SAS Federation Server software. Read more…

SAS Releases New In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop

Mar 25, 2014 |With its new SAS In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop, SAS is rapidly becoming the analytics platform of choice for the Hadoop open source framework, considered the future of big data. Read more…

Registration Still Open for SAS Global Forum

Mar 20, 2014 |Here’s more proof that big data and analytics are white hot: The world’s premier analytics conference, SAS Global Forum, has achieved record registration this year. Read more…

Data Science Technologies to Host Seminar On Big Data Analytics

Mar 10, 2014 |Data Science Technologies (DST), a subsidiary of StorIT Distribution and a pioneer in the Big Data Analytics solutions and services space, today announced its inaugural event on Big Data Analytics for customers and partners on March 18, 2014 at The Westin Mena Siyahi in Dubai. The event titled 'The Big Data Analytics Power Lunch' is a joint effort by DST and SAS to offer customers complete insights into harnessing their structured and unstructured, optimizing this data to grow their business further and demonstrate the features and benefits of using SAS Visual Analytics. Read more…

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