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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…

SAS Provides Big Data Solutions for… Bees?

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that bees are facing an existential threat, with colonies collapsing across the globe – in the U.S., up to 40% in 2018-2019 alone. Bees, of course, are critical to our Read more…

Data Science and ML Platform Market Heats Up

If you’re in the market for data science and machine learning tools, we have great news: The market is absolutely booming in 2020. With a ton of healthy competition, vendors are investing heavily to differentiate their Read more…

News In Brief

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…

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…

Left for Dead, R Surges Again

Don’t look now, but R, which some had written off as a language in terminal decline in lieu of Python’s immense and growing popularity, appears to be staging a furious comeback the likes of which IT has rarely seen. Read more…

Blurred Lines: SAS and Microsoft To Go Deep in Analytics Partnership

The lines separating SAS and Microsoft analytics and AI software will blur as part of a major strategic expansion between the two companies announced today that will see Azure become the preferred cloud for SAS and techn Read more…

Tech Conferences Are Being Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Several conferences scheduled to take place in the coming weeks, including Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) and the Strata Data + AI conference, have been canceled due to fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Many Read more…

This Just In

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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