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2010 Applying Business Analytics Webinar- Text Analytics 101 by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - This webcast will highlight the critical steps and practical tips to get started on your journey incorporating text-based insights for better decisions. Learn how the latest technologies can help you seamlessly leverage text-based content, improve efficiencies and ease staff resources to add a new dimension of insight to your business initiatives.
8 Essentials of Business Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. July 29, 2010 - Leading banks use business analytics to predict and prevent credit fraud, saving millions. Retailers use business analytics to predict the best location for stores and how to stock them. But these advanced business applications tell only part of the story. What's going on inside these market-leading companies that sets them apart?
A complete solution designed to meet the full spectrum of enterprise data integration needs by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - To help enterprises tackle obstacles surrounding large-volume data in a timely and cost-effective manner, data management systems offer ways to manage data integration projects on a larger, enterprise-level scale. This white paper introduces a toolkit designed to meet the full spectrum of enterprise data integration needs.
Advanced Marketing Automation: Maximize Returns on Customer Communication Strategies through Intelligent, Integrated Marketing Processes by SAS Institute Inc.. May 05, 2010 - This paper explores how many companies are turning to advanced marketing automation for improved efficiency and effectiveness of marketing activities. Read on to learn how to provide a comprehensive solution for current marketing challenges and learn how to maximize campaign returns through the essential phases of a disciplined marketing process.
Agile BI Complementing Traditional BI to Address the Shrinking Decision-Window by SAS Institute Inc.. November 23, 2011 - This report from Aberdeen compares the performance of organizations based on the type of business intelligence (BI) technologies and approaches they choose. Read on to learn about the three different BI user and how these tools, coupled with today's complex and changing environment, are forcing businesses to make decisions faster.
Analytical Data Prep 101 Webinar by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - This Webinar in the Apply Business Analytics series will highlight the specific methods and unique data requirements needed to deal with advanced analytics so that you can effectively and efficiently uncover hidden relationships, anticipate the future and adapt to change.
Analytics 101: New Visual and Wizard-Driven Paradigms for Exploring Data and Developing Analytic Workflows by SAS Institute Inc.. June 29, 2011 - What if the power and sophistication of analytics could be made simpler, faster, and more intuitive and repeatable than ever? That was the topic of a SAS webinar in the Applying Business Analytics series. Read on to learn the top 5 big ideas in analytics, and a whole lot more.
Analytics: The Art and Science of Better by SAS Institute Inc.. April 07, 2010 - Successful organizations are using automated analytical tools to take a more scientific approach to decision making through observation, experimentation and measurement to improve their business processes. Read on to learn how with the right tools and information your organization can immensely increase the ease and success of decision making.
Analytics: The Art and Science of Better Webcast by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - This webcast takes a look at how organizations can consider analytics from two perspectives – the science of analytics and the art of how people apply this science in new and creative ways to make the world better.
Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Confident Predictions. Accurate Results. by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - Learn how to easily gain profitable data mining results in less time and improve accuracy and usefulness of analytical models during this Webinar. You’ll find out how to deliver precise and confident results, manage and improve model performance, and derive and share insights to improve the quality and precision of your decisions.
Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Got Bad Data? by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - Tune in to this Webinar to find out how to improve key data areas through data quality profiling and provide decision makers with trustworthy information. You’ll learn how to apply analytics to your reliable, high-quality data and come away with insights that optimize your organization’s decision-making capabilities.
Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Got Bad Data? Part 2 by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - Tune in to this Webinar to find out how data quality can improve business performance. You’ll learn how to improve key data areas by performing data quality profiling and data collection through closed-loop monitoring, and how to address data quality as a process to derive value and drive continuous improvement.
Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Got Bad Data? Part 3 by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - Tune in to this Webinar to find out how data quality influences the effectiveness of predictive analytics and forecasting. You’ll learn how to go beyond name and address matching to realize the potential of numerical data quality, how to overcome insufficient yet relevant data from your predictive and forecasting models, and more.
Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Integrate Your Office by SAS Institute Inc.. April 09, 2010 - This Webinar explains how by combining the power of SAS® Business Analytics with Microsoft Office you will be able to easily access data from any operational system without IT intervention, automate spreadsheets and PowerPoint decks, and save time and money by reducing redundancy and improving productivity.
Are SMBs beginning to adopt Visual Analytics technology by SAS Institute Inc.. March 26, 2013 - Tune into this short video to find out why many small and midsized businesses (SMBs) are beginning to adopt visual analytics technology. With the limited resources that SMBs typically have, they need to make the most of all their information quickly. Visual analytics helps provide insight efficiently and effectively.
Best Practices for Implementing a High-Performance Data Warehouse by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - There are more new forms of data today than ever before, and traditional business intelligence systems cannot always handle the amount of stress from this influx of information. Check out this white paper to discover a system known as 'high performance data warehousing' that can help you successfully analyze and glean insights from your big data.
Best Practices in Data Management by SAS Institute Inc.. March 19, 2008 - The key enterprise risk management (ERM) issue for many financial institutions is to get enriched data in a single place in order to report on it. Learn best practices for data management that are critical for ERM.
Big Data Analytics - Meeting Business Needs and Raising IT’s Profile in the Organization by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - IT has long played a reactionary role in company analytics initiatives, but with new challenges that big data presents, CIOs can lead their company by implementing a strategic, business-enabling technology. Read this resource to learn how CIOs can implement a strategic big data analytics architecture that supports overall business initiatives.
Big Data Analytics: Profiling the Use of Analytical Platforms in User Organizations by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - Analytical platforms are helping organizations keep pace with today's influx of info, and this e-book illustrates the different ways businesses are harnessing this data. Business intelligence (BI) expert Wayne Eckerson details the results of a survey conducted amongst 302 BI professionals on their use of analytical platforms in their organizations.
BIG DATA ANALYTICS:Meeting Business Needs and Raising IT’s Profile in the Organization by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - This white paper presents the key elements of a strategic big data analytics architecture , and how a business will measure the success of such a program. It explains how CIOs work together with the rest of the business to ensure the technology fits in with larger business initiatives in mind.
Big data Lessons from the leaders by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit explores how far along companies are in terms of their data management journey, and how they can gain the best insights from the mass amounts of data that are entering their businesses.
Big Data Meets Big Data Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - The amount of info created and replicated in 2011 was set to surpass 1.8 zettabytes. This paper outlines strategies and methods for data management that enable you to gain the most value from your information. Read on to learn 3 technologies for extracting value from big data, an info management option featuring high performance analytics and more.
Big data: Harnessing a game-changing asset by SAS Institute Inc.. November 08, 2011 - The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed respondents to look at the state of big data, along with organizational characteristics of companies that are adept at extracting value from data.
Bringing the Power of SAS® to Hadoop by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - Hadoop is a software framework for running apps on large clusters of commodity hardware, providing a distributed file system that can store data across hundreds or thousands of servers. Hadoop handles big data, fast. This paper outlines the business benefits of Hadoop and why it should become a part of your big data strategy today.
Building an Analytics Culture - A Best Practices Guide by SAS Institute Inc.. April 12, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about how your business can uncover the real power of analytics. It provides a solution to address complex business issues in a way that you may not have imagined in the past. This white paper outlines how you can use your analytics to gain a competitive advantage, improve productivity and boost the bottom line.
Building an Analytics CultureA Best Practices Guide by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - Consult this white paper to gain a clearer definition of the real power of analytics. It explores ways you can find out, understand, and better address complex business issues. This resource also offers key advice on how you can offer your business a competitive advantage that will simultaneously improve productivity and boost the bottom line.
Business Analytics: Helping You Put an Informed Foot Forward by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - What exactly is business analytics and how can it help? Business analytics is, simply put, the application of analytical techniques to resolve business issues. It provides organizations with a framework for decision making, helping organizations solve complex business problems and more.
Business Intelligence Maturity and the Quest for Better Performance by SAS Institute Inc.. February 18, 2008 - There is more to BI than simply deploying technology. Explore the current state of BI and four main areas that hold companies back from utilizing their information. Learn information management best practices that will help you drive performance.
Challenges in the Effective Use of Master Data Management Techniques by SAS Institute Inc.. March 18, 2013 - While the benefits of master data management (MDM) are widespread, the same cannot be said about its success. Read on to learn about the root causes for disappointment in MDM, and how to avoid these pitfalls when implementing a system of your own.
Competing on Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. February 2008 - Use insight produced through analytics to improve performance and gain a strategic advantage. Learn how you can employ an enterprise-wide approach for maintaining data and using analytics for improved decision making.
Create a consistent, accurate and unified view of corporate data by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - This white paper demonstrates how a quality-based master data management system can help IT leaders ensure that they are not using multiple or inconsistent versions of data. Read now to learn how you can improve revenue generation, enhance customer relationships, and make more informed fact-based decisions.
Create an accurate view of your organization, your customers and your business environment using SAS® Data Quality by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - It is essential for decision-makers in an enterprise to have access to the highest quality data that meets compliance standards. This white paper introduces a data management system that provides a unified strategy for both business and IT users to plan, implement, monitor, and govern critical information.
Customer Intelligence Tames the Big Data Challenge by SAS Institute Inc.. March 25, 2013 - What are the key factors that help distinguish big data? Consult this informative resource to find out more about how you can unlock the value of data-driven insights. Find out how it helps to drive improved sales and marketing performance as well as other key benefits by reading this resource now.
Data equity Unlocking the value of big data by SAS Institute Inc.. April 30, 2012 - To manage the ever-growing volume, variety and velocity of data, organizations are looking for analytics solutions specific to big data. This white paper explores a study that measured the economic benefits (also known as data equity) that enterprises can gain by unlocking the insights available from big data analytics.
Data Quality and Cost Reduction by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - In this white paper, discover the unexpected store of cost reduction that can be found in improving your data quality. Using master data management (MDM), data profiling, and other data quality best practices, your company can reduce some surprising costs.
Data Visualization - Making Big Data Approachable and Valuable by SAS Institute Inc.. April 12, 2013 - Many businesses today are struggling with managing high volumes and variety of data, but the key to making this process easier may lie in data visualization. Access this resource for a primer on data visualization and learn about the various options for charting your data, and new techniques that can help you address specific big data challenges.
Data Visualization Techniques From Basics to Big Data with SAS® Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 28, 2013 - Organizations of all sizes and affiliations generate data at all times. Managing the overwhelming amounts of data can be challenging, fortunately, data visualization eases the burden. Consult this informative white paper to find out how you can generate the best visualizations of your data.
Data Visualization Techniques: From Basics to Big Data with SAS Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. April 10, 2013 - Big data analytics offers enterprises access to more intelligence than ever before, but for many organizations, achieving the promised payoff of big data is a difficult challenge. Check out this white paper to make sure your business can glean the most valuable insights from big data using helpful tools such as data visualization.
Data Visualization Techniques: From Basics to Big Data with SAS® Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - In this white paper, explore the importance and possibilities for big data visualisation, and how your business can optimise its relationship with data through smart interfaces and user-oriented presentation.
Data Visualization: Making Big Data Approachable and Valuable by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - This resource describes the limitations of existing big data collection and analysis tools, and explains how data visualization can help your organization more easily realize the full potential of big data.
Data Visualization: Making Big Data Approachable and Valuable by SAS Institute Inc.. March 21, 2013 - Big data is a valuable asset to nearly every company, but many businesses have still yet to harness its power, due to complex tools or a lack of skill among employees. Read this white paper to learn how data visualization can solve these problems by making big data analytics approachable for employees at a variety of skill levels.
DataFlux® Event Stream Processing EngineGain immediate analytic insights from real-time, streaming data by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - Today, businesses are forced to deal with a constant steam of information exchange. Everything from transactions, internal processes and changing market conditions needs to be taken into account. View this white paper to learn how you can manage real-time analytics insights for your company's advantage.
Drive Your Business With Predictive Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. June 29, 2012 - This paper outlines what predictive analytics is and how it can benefit your organization. Read this invaluable resource now to learn about predictive modeling techniques, predictive analytics applications in marketing, the effect it can have on customer relationship management (CRM), customer loyalty and retention, and so much more.
E-Book: Business Intelligence (BI) Trends in Health Care by SAS Institute Inc.. November 03, 2010 - BI and data analytics are pushing into health care, but the industry as a whole is still behind the adoption curve of other vertical markets. This e-book will give you the information you need to make the most of BI and data analytics. Read on to learn about BI trends in health care and how to take advantage of them to give you the upper hand.
E-Book: How to Lose Customers in Five Easy Steps by SAS Institute Inc.. August 24, 2009 - This paper presents the five most common practices that result in losing the customer and how to avoid those pitfalls. You'll also learn how smarter customer interactions and more customer-centric measures can help you deepen and grow relationships with your most valuable customers.
E-Book: How to Set Up and Manage a Successful Business Analytics Program by SAS Institute Inc.. September 01, 2010 - This e-book includes how-to advice on creating an analytics culture, setting up an analytics team and preparing for an installation of analytics software. In addition, get tips and strategies for building up an organization‘s analytics skill set and supporting analytics professionals.
Economist Intelligence Unit – Big Data Lessons from Leaders by SAS Institute Inc.. January 31, 2013 - This report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit explores how far along companies are in terms of their data management journey, and how they can gain the best insights from the mass amounts of data that are entering their businesses.
Embedding Analytics into Processes by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Enabling the Analytic Organization by SAS Institute Inc.. July 06, 2012 - SAS and IDG set out to discover how businesses should make the best use of their data and IT's role in this process by questioning IT management on their use of analytics and their involvement in it. This paper illustrates the major gap that exists between data-driven companies that embrace analytics and those that do not.
Enterprise Data Governance by SAS Institute Inc.. April 11, 2013 - If your business wants to reliably run reports and make decisions based on accurate information, the correct technology and business processes are essential. View this white paper to learn more about how the human factor affects data quality. Examine data management issues along with other important factors by reading this resource now.
Enterprise Data Governance: The Human Element by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - This white paper explores the human element of enterprise data governance, as nearly every organizational task involving employees affects data quality. Read more to learn, through a simulated case study, how to combat people-related, data integration, organizational and cultural issues.
Enterprise Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry: International Benchmark Survey May 2007 by SAS Institute Inc.. September 2008 - This report presents the 2007 results of SAS' annual international benchmark survey on enterprise risk management (ERM) in the financial services industry.
Faster Business Intelligence with SAS High-Performance Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This resource details how the right high-performance analytics platform can help you effectively mine huge volumes of data for richer business insights, allowing you to improve decision-making and respond to market changes more efficiently. Also inside, find cross-industry analytics use-cases that demonstrate how this platform works.
Focus on SAS® Enterprise Data Integration Server by SAS Institute Inc.. June 30, 2009 - The SAS® Enterprise Data Integration Server gives you the power to know how to quickly attain and manage consistent and trusted data throughout your organization. This webinar will show how this single data integration solution can consolidate vendors, respond quickly to new data integration requirements, and even reduce the overall cost...
For big data, Cosmos Bank uses SAS® Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 22, 2013 - Cosmos bank needed a high-performance analytics technology with real-time capabilities in order to handle large volumes of customer and transactional data. Read this brief case study to see how they implemented a visual analytics platform to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their big data management.
For big data, Cosmos Bank usesSAS® Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - In this case study, see how a major financial company used instantly accessible data visualization tools to provide scalable data analytics visuals, tailored to their business needs without sacrificing speed or precision.
Gain Insights Faster with Effective Data Visualization by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Traditional analytical architecture and infrastructure will no longer suffice when it comes to managing the high volume and variety of today's data environment. Download this white paper to learn how adopting visual analytics can help your organization gain BI insights faster, easier, and more effectively.
Game Changing Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - In today's hyper-competitive market, there is no better time for CIOs to break out of the longstanding pattern of service-driven IT and lead their organizations to use data in breakthrough ways. Check out this white paper for all you need to know about how IT executives can leverage analytics to create innovation and business success.
Game-Changing AnalyticsHow IT Executives Can Use Analytics to Create Innovation and Business Success by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - In this white paper, explore the changing role of the CIO and the importance of speed of knowledge in the new data economy. See how CIOs can drive analytics platforms to add value to their companies.
Got Bad Data? Part 2 - Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series by SAS Institute Inc.. June 25, 2009 - SAS presents part 2 of their webinar series "Got Bad Data?. In this latest installment, we'll be discussing the Business analytics framework, data quality as a process, data collection, following data flows and uses, data quality and metrics, and continuous learning and improvement.
Harvard Business Review – Big Data Promises and Challenges by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Big data is one of the most talked-about subjects in the business and tech worlds today. With all of the hype surrounding big data, how can you sort out what your organization needs to know? Check out this white paper from the Harvard Business Review Insight Center and discover all you need to know about the big data revolution.
High-Performance Analytics Servers: What Could You Do with Faster, Better Answers? by SAS Institute Inc.. December 28, 2012 - What could you do with faster, better answers? This white paper reveals how high performance analytics servers can use lightning-fast, game-changing analytics to stay ahead of their markets and achieve competitive advantage.
High-Performance Analytics ServerWhat Could You Do with Faster, Better Answers?Transform Your Organization and Gain Competitive Advantage by SAS Institute Inc.. March 26, 2013 - This white paper reviews a high-performance analytics server that takes complex jobs and reduces the time it takes to analyze billions of records of data, delivering results in a fraction of the time required by traditional computing environments.
How can we visually explore all our data - Banking by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - Consult this resource to learn more about the benefits of visually exploring data, including big data assets. It explains how you can make analytical insights available to a broader class of users quickly and efficiently. Current systems are in need of an update, and with this resource you can find out how to make your analytics easy to interpret.
How can we visually explore all our data assets Communications by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This resource describes how the right analytics platform can allow communications service providers to visually explore complex data assets in order to more easily mine customer insights and identify business opportunities.
How does Visual Analytics help explore data? by SAS Institute Inc.. April 11, 2013 - View this short video to learn more about how visual analytics can improve your business. It provides the opportunity to anaylze trends and dive in deeper to find out what's really going on with the organization.
How does Visual Analytics help explore data? by SAS Institute Inc.. March 26, 2013 - Tune into this short video to learn more about the value that visual analytics can add to your company. Analyzing the data visually helps businesses interpret and predict forecasts and ensure that nothing strange is happening with the business.
How does Visual Analytics speed the process of finding answers? by SAS Institute Inc.. February 15, 2013 - Today's data landscape calls for managing higher volumes of data and making decisions from that data at a faster pace than ever before. Watch this brief video to learn about a visual analytics platform that can help you speed the process of finding answers in your data to make business-critical decisions.
How Organizations Make Better Decisions by SAS Institute Inc.. April 13, 2010 - This report describes how organizations are attempting to improve specific decisions. Most analyses of decision-making address single capabilities, such as technology, leadership, or group process. In this research, the topics addressed were more comprehensive - the idea being to understand which improvements were used most frequently.
How to Derive Competitive Advantage from Big Data by SAS Institute Inc.. March 22, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about the challenges IT executives face when it comes to managing increasing demands for data. Gain a better understanding on the volume, variety and velocity that make up today's highly-driven data environment by consulting this resource now.
How to Manage Your Data as a Strategic Information Asset by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - This paper outlines the shift from tactical data management to strategic info management through the confluence of data, analytics and decision management strategies. Read this to discover 8 reasons why data management methods are being revamped, the foundation for data and analytics management, the business value of decision management and more.
How to Manage Your Data as a Strategic Information Asset by SAS Institute Inc.. March 11, 2013 - This comprehensive white paper explores the need to move from a tactical, reactive approach to data management to a more holistic, proactive platform. Read to learn about reasons to adopt a new data paradigm and how you can utilize information management to create real value for your business.
How To Migrate Your Data In Seven Steps by SAS Institute Inc.. March 16, 2009 - Historically, data migration projects have had a tendency to fail. According to Bloor Research, as many as 60 percent do not succeed. How can you prevent failure when migrating your data? Follow this seven-step process, then download the SAS white paper at the end of this article to learn more.
In-Memory Analysis: Delivering Insights at the Speed of Thought by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - Based on research gathered through a survey of 240 BI professionals, BI expert Wayne Eckerson presents his findings in this insightful e-book to let you know where the current market of BI technology stands. Read on to learn about different types of BI users and the capabilities they require, BI architectures and so much more.
Information is King: Business Analytics in the Age of the Downturn and the (Re)Emergence of the Customer by SAS Institute Inc.. April 07, 2010 - BusinessWeek Research Services (BWRS) launched a research program in April 2009 to determine the attitudes and opinions of C-level executives with regard to the use and value of business analytics. This paper reviews a portion of the research and provides analysis and insights on the topic of business analytics.
Innovating With Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. November 30, 2012 - Analytics can do more than help you gain actionable business insights - it can give your organization competitive advantage and increase innovation. Check out this eye-opening survey to learn how successful organizations are implementing an analytics program, and discover key findings about data access, competitive advantage, innovation, and more.
Innovating with Analytics The leading question How are companies using analytics? by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - View this white paper to learn more about how companies are using analytics to benefit their business operations. Match.com uses data science in many aspects of its business to help users find love. The company uses data analytics to stay ahead of their competitors and ensure they find the best connections for users.
Journal of Advanced Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - This journal offers informative articles that cover nearly all aspects of big data analytics. Discover best practices for implementing a big data analytics program, how to tackle typical big data challenges, and take lessons from companies that have succeeded in their efforts.
Judgement Calls Analytics, Decision Making & Teams That Do It Right by SAS Institute Inc.. April 24, 2012 - Access this key learning summary of the SAS Global Forum Executive Conference to examine the suggest approach of the panelists- start small, demonstrate success, and build momentum. Learn how your ultimate goal should be to embed analytical capabilities through the organization- and the importance of making a cultural change to support that.
Keys to Successfully Executing an Enterprise Analytics Strategy: Common Pitfalls and Best Practices for IT Executives by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - Count down the five essential components of a successful analytics initiative by consulting this resource today. Inside, uncover analytics best practices as well as common pitfalls to avoid – read on to get started today.
Making Business Analytics Work: Lessons from Effective Analytics Users by SAS Institute Inc.. July 25, 2012 - Read this white paper to to uncover the 10 distinguishing characteristics that Bloomberg Businessweek has identified as factors in the success of the one in four organizations reporting their use of business analytics to be "very effective." Learn how implementing these 10 specific steps can make business analytics work better in any organization.
Mobile BI: Actionable Intelligence for the Agile Enterprise by SAS Institute Inc.. June 28, 2011 - This report describes how mobile devices can drive better BI. Find out how top performing companies have made mobile devices the primary platform for BI deployments.
Nine data prep lessons for advanced analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Read this white paper to learn more about the data requirements for advanced analytics. Find out how advanced analytics differs from basic reporting and discover a checklist of nine preparatory data management actions that will help you get most out of advanced analytics.
Overview of SAS Visual Analytics 6.1 by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - Tune into this video to explore how the software helps you explore big data using high-performance in-memory capabilities. It walks you through the process of analyzing SAS and how you can craft the queries depending on your responsibilities with your company.
Populating a Data Quality Scorecard with Relevant Metrics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - In this white paper, discover the major considerations that should go into developing metrics for a data quality scorecard. See how ideas about data metrics might vary across internal departments, and may be reoriented according to concerns about business process, impact, and pure data considerations.
Practical Fundamentals for Master Data Management: How to build an effective master data capability as the cornerstone of an enterprise information management program by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - This in-depth resource looks at organizations on all levels of the maturity scale and examines why MDM initiative stall within certain companies. Learn strategies to build your master data capability, focused on standardized semantics, consolidated metadata, and data quality improvement.
Predictive Analytics in Action: Real-World Examples and Advice by SAS Institute Inc.. April 29, 2013 - This expert handbook offers practical advice that will help you successfully plan and manage a predictive analytics program. Inside, discover how you can avoid common pitfalls and challenges and gain the knowledge you need to realize the promise of predictive analytics.
Predictive Analytics in Action: Real-World Examples and Advice by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - If your organization is looking to deploy advanced predictive analytics, you will need to make sure you have the right level of skills to avoid pitfalls and keep costs down. This expert e-book details everything you need to know about embarking on a predictive analytics endeavor.
Public complaints case study by SAS Institute Inc.. March 21, 2013 - With large volumes of data pouring into the Hong Kong Efficiency Unit's call center, they needed a way to manage this information and provide excellent customer service. Read this brief case study to see how they leveraged a visual analytics platform to take more effective action and make better decisions.
Real-Time BI Gives Performance Envelope a Big-Time Push by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Read this four-part expert e-book for practical advice for evaluating, planning, and managing deployment of real-time analytics systems for maximum insights and minimal complications.
Real-Time BI Gives Performance Envelope a Big-Time Push by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - This expert handbook offers practical advice that will help your organization evaluate, plan, and manage a real-time business intelligence (BI) and analytics deployment.
Running IT as a Business: Seven Steps to Aligning IT with the Business by SAS Institute Inc.. June 27, 2011 - This white paper outlines the 7 steps to aligning IT with the business. Find out what they are and how they can help your business provide customer-driven results.
SAS CEO Jim Goodnight talks about Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. February 15, 2013 - A lot of business users and analytics are confronted with large amounts of new data every day. In this brief webcast, SAS CEO Jim Goodnight discusses a visual analytics tool that provides analytical visualizations like forecasting, progressions, and correlations that traditional BI tools don't provide.
SAS Decision Driven Management by SAS Institute Inc.. April 11, 2013 - Consult this white paper to learn more about how you can better manage your data-driven decisions. The need for improved operational data quality is evident, and businesses need to make decisions faster than ever before, using better data and more varied sources. View this resource to find out how to obtain success with your data.
SAS High-Performance Analytics Server by SAS Institute Inc.. December 28, 2012 - This white paper explores how a modern high-performance analytics server can produce faster, more accurate insights and solve the most complex problems using huge volumes of structured and unstructured data. Read now to learn more.
SAS Mobile BI by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - As a result of the widespread adoption of tablets and smartphones, organizations need to supply business users and executives with information that is both relevant and current. Consult this white paper to learn about the powerful benefits of mobile business intelligence (BI).
SAS Office Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. December 28, 2012 - To be successful today, you need timely access to data that can be trusted, shared and implemented. This white paper explores how SAS Office Analytics puts the power of SAS Analytics in users' hands via the familiar environment of Microsoft Office products.
SAS Tech Talk: SAS Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 28, 2013 - Tune into this webcast to learn more about visual analytics and how it can benefit your business. Learn how to interpret the large volumes of data by interpreting the information differently with this video now. It explores how you can narrow down your data set and gain the beneficial results you need.
SAS Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. April 30, 2013 - View this white paper to learn more about visual analytics. Find out how you can combine an easy-to-use, dynamic interface with powerful in-memory technology to enable your entire user to visually explore data and execute analytic correlations on large sets of data within seconds.
SAS Visual Analytics Explorer with Jim Goodnight by SAS Institute Inc.. March 28, 2013 - Tune into this short video to learn how your business can manage a data set with over a billion records by deploying data analytics. It offers key tips on how you can improve your decision-making abilities by using predictive analytics.
SAS Visual Analytics: An Overview by SAS Institute Inc.. April 17, 2013 - Tune into this short video to learn how you can interpret the valuable information from all your data. It explores how visual analytics gives you an efficient way to find the right answers to some of your toughest questions with easy-to-use analytics. It also outlines how you can share valuable insight on the web or with mobile devices.
SAS Visual Analytics: An overview of Powerful discovery and analysis for Dig Data by SAS Institute Inc.. March 28, 2013 - View this video to learn more about how your business can explore and report on massive amounts of data quickly and efficently. This short overview disusses how you can quickly and easily develop a compelling report with key performance indicator dials that apply to large amounts of data.
SASCOM 4Q 12: Reinvent your Analytics Team by SAS Institute Inc.. April 12, 2013 - If used correctly, analytics could be one of your greatest advantages. However, without the right approach to analytics, your business could fall behind. View this white paper to find out how you can ensure that your business continues to move forward.
SASCOM 4Q 12: Seven Steps to Big Data Delivery by SAS Institute Inc.. April 12, 2013 - View this white paper to learn what the big data trend represents. It outlines the evolving need to process large amounts of data with new technology solutions. Find out what your company needs to consider before getting started with big data by reading this resource now.
SAS¬ High-Performance Analytics Server by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - Consult this informative white paper to learn more about how you can produce faster, more accurate insights to benefit your business. It outlines key benefits and explains in detail how you can make the most of complex analytical computations.
SAS® Business Analytics for IT Leaders by SAS Institute Inc.. October 06, 2010 - IT leaders, tasked to satisfy the needs of their own business units while satisfying the changing needs of all other business units, face a wide variety of challenges. This white paper identifies the key issues that must be addressed and provides a clear strategy for solving them. Read on to learn more about SAS® Business Analytics for IT leaders.
SAS® Strategic Performance Management by SAS Institute Inc.. September 2008 - SAS Strategic Performance Management facilitates the creation, communication and execution of strategy - promoting focus, alignment and agility throughout the organization.
Single View of the Customer in UK Businesses and the emerging role of Big Data by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - Many companies today are attempting to harness the power of big data to provide customer insights. This informative market report focuses on how businesses in the UK are using data to glean optimal insights, and how far along they are in capturing all the interactions a customer has with an organisation, regardless of the channel.
SM Marketing case study by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - This case study details how one organization, by implementing the right high-performance analytics and data visualization platform, was able to gain deep insight into customer data – allowing them to boost merchandizing, improve store operations, promote customer loyalty, and more.
Speeding the Time to Intelligence: Effective Information Management through Business Intelligence Competency Centers and Performance Management by SAS Institute Inc.. May 2008 - This article explains in detail about how to arrive at and implement an effective business intelligence strategy, using both a BICC and performance management technology.
TAKING ADVANTAGEOF BIG DATA ANALYTICS by SAS Institute Inc.. April 26, 2013 - View this white paper to gain a better understanding on how to unlock the value of your big data. It explores the way to use structured and unstructured data to find the way to higher revenue and competitive advantages. It outlines the careful planning process to follow to help unlock the true value of your data.
TAKING ADVANTAGEOF BIG DATA ANALYTICS by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - Consult this white paper to learn more about how utilizing data and unstructured data can improve revenue and give your company a competitive advantage. In order to effectively manage big data, businesses need to follow the right approach. This resource outlines where to use big data and other important tips you need to know.
TDWI Checklist Report: Data Requirements for Advanced Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. April 07, 2010 - This checklist lists and explains data requirements that are unique to advanced analytics. This report focuses on the data requirements of advanced analytics so organizations may become better equipped to populate a data warehouse or analytic database with data and data models that ensure the success of advanced analytic applications.
Telematics: How Big Data Is Transforming the Auto Insurance Industry by SAS Institute Inc.. March 25, 2013 - Telematics could be a revolutionary change to the automobile insurance sector. This white paper discusses the pros and cons of using telematics and the business case for making thes updates in the auto industry.
Text Analytics: Two Worlds Collide by SAS Institute Inc.. July 29, 2010 - We're all suffering from information overload. We can’t consume the volume of information that we receive every day, so if we think it might be valuable, we try to file it in a safe place for use at some time in the future. Read this white paper to learn more about the latest mashup for business analysts, Text Analytics.
The Analytical Masses Building Self-Service Insight for Line-of-Business Decisions by SAS Institute Inc.. July 13, 2011 - This research report from Aberdeen explores the connection between best-in-class companies and business intelligence (BI) and analytics, highlighting how some of the top-performing businesses are more likely to be analytically-inclined.
The Art, Act and Science of Knowing by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - We are now exiting a historical moment of under managed and only occasionally acted-upon information to an environment requiring much more active, much more intense, much more aggressive information management. You as an executive will be held much more accountable for your data management behaviors. Read this white paper to learn more.
The Customer You Know: Keeping, Leveraging, and Profiting from Current Customers with Business Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. May 05, 2010 - Read this paper to learn about business analytics and how it can significantly impact customer service improvements and customer retention and how it can enable your company to develop more agile strategies that will allow you to adapt to changing customer behavior and achieve their business goals.
The Evolution of Decision Making by SAS Institute Inc.. April 15, 2013 - View this resource to find our how organizations are changing the way they make accurate and timely decisions. It identifies the benefits of relying on data and insights from business intelligence (BI) and analytics to help make more efficient decisions. Give your business the competitive advantage it needs by reading this resource now.
The Evolution of Decision Making:How Leading Organizations Are Adopting a Data-Driven Culture by SAS Institute Inc.. December 31, 2012 - In this report from the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, examine the survey data and responses from hundreds of executives, managers, and professionals across the globe about their changing decision-making processes and BI/analytics tools.
The Forrester Wave™: Advanced DataVisualization (ADV) Platforms, Q3 2012 by SAS Institute Inc.. March 25, 2013 - View this resource to find out what you need to know about advanced data visualization (ADV) platforms. It explores the ADV platform choices available to business intelligence (BI) vendors that help provide niche data visualization solutions.
The Human Side of Big Data and High Performance Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. August 31, 2012 - Increase in volume, velocity, and variety of data businesses has called for a change in new technologies and capabilities. In the wake of these changes, the role of the "data scientist" has taken the spotlight. Check out this white paper to learn about data scientists and how these professionals can help your big data analytics programs succeed.
The Impact of Business Analytics on Performance and Profitability by SAS Institute Inc.. July 30, 2010 - Let it be stated plainly: Business analytics are the key to achieving these challenging objectives. Our world generated more data in 2009 than in the previous recorded history of mankind. A good deal of this data can be converted into useful information and competitive advantage – by applying the right analytics.
The Power to Know by SAS Institute Inc.. March 27, 2013 - Tune into this video to learn more about how your organization can manage the massive amounts of data available. By using visual analytics, you have the ability to interpret your data faster and more effectively. This way you can ensure none of your important company data gets overlooked.
The Power to Know SAS Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 28, 2013 - How can your business benefit from analytics? View this short video to learn more about how you can unlock the power and value of your data by looking at your data in a different way with visual analytics. It explains the benefits of data visualization and how it can offer you a competitive advantage.
The Rise of Analytical Performance Management by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - This white paper explores the practical uses of analytical performance management. Read now to learn how the systematic exploration of quantitative relationships can allow organizations to know which non-financial variables can affect financial performance.
Tips from the Trade - Competing on Web Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. May 05, 2010 - How can your company take away more than just sales numbers from online customers? That was one of the topics of a webcast that brought thought leaders together to discuss challenges and best practices in the industry. Continue reading to explore the insights and highlights from that webcast and learn more about how to compete on web analytics.
Tips from the Trade – Competing on Web Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. August 20, 2009 - The online channel has been one of the more successful areas of business during these economic times, but most businesses are still behind when it comes to web analytics. Watch this webcast to also learn the overall best practices and the future needs within online analytics.
Top 10 Data Mining Mistakes by SAS Institute Inc.. April 07, 2010 - In the following paper, we briefly describe, and illustrate from examples, what we believe are the “Top 10” mistakes of data mining, in terms of frequency and seriousness. Most are basic, though a few are subtle. All have, when undetected, left analysts worse off than if they’d never looked at their data.
Turning Customer Data into Analytical Marketing Fuel: How to Use Analytically Driven Customer Insight for Extraordinary Competitive Advantage by SAS Institute Inc.. November 02, 2010 - Businesses that fail to strategically leverage analytically driven customer insight will gradually become obsolete over time. This paper takes a closer look at why – and explains what you can do to evolve your marketing organization’s ability to turn data into customer insight, and insight into competitive advantage.
Unleash the Power of Marketing to Drive Innovation and Profit by SAS Institute Inc.. October 11, 2011 - In this white paper, learn what genuine customer centricity looks like, why it matters more than ever, and how organizations can achieve it.
Use high-performance analytics to unlock the power of big data by SAS Institute Inc.. July 23, 2012 - Big data is huge right now. Analytics is bigger, though. This paper outlines the transformation over the years of people's perception of data and how analytics can now help you change your processes, businesses and entire approach to managing data. Read on to learn how certain industries are capitalizing on analytics and how you can do the same.
Visual Analytics Visually explore your data for better, faster insights, create reports and share results to the Web and mobiledevices by SAS Institute Inc.. March 26, 2013 - This white paper explores a visual analytics tool that combines an easy-to-use, dynamic interface with powerful in-memory technology to enable all types of user to visually explore data, execute analytic correlations, understand what the data means, and deliver the results quickly wherever needed via Web reports and mobile devices.
Visual Analytics: Visually Explore Your Data for Better, Faster Insights by SAS Institute Inc.. March 14, 2013 - This white paper explores how your organization can visually explore your data for better, faster insights, create reports and share results to the Web and mobile devices.
Visual Discovery Tools: Market Segmentation and Product Positioning by SAS Institute Inc.. April 23, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about what it means to be a visual discovery tool. It outlines the benefits of visual data and how your business can analyze data visually with minimal IT assistance and share the results and discoveries with colleagues.
Visual Discovery Tools: Market Segmentationand Product Positioning by SAS Institute Inc.. March 29, 2013 - View this resource to learn how visual discover tools can enable business users to access and analyze data visually more efficiently. It explores some of the key benefits of visualization and the market trends to keep in mind. Find out some of the distinguishing factors of visual discovery tools and BI tools by reading this white paper now.
Visualize this: Billions of rows of data, instantly by SAS Institute Inc.. March 25, 2013 - Access this brief paper now to explore a data analytics technology with new data visualization features designed to allow you to explore big data, to go mobile, and to spot trends and opportunities with more insight than ever before. Read on to learn more!
What is response to Visual Analytics from customers by SAS Institute Inc.. February 15, 2013 - If visual analytics seems like an overwhelming prospect, take a look at this brief video to learn about customer reactions to one visual analytics system, and discover how it expanded the use of analytics in organizations by allowing users of all skill levels to navigate the program.
What is the advantage of SAS Visual Analytics by SAS Institute Inc.. March 15, 2013 - SAS CEO Jim Goodnight talks about the advantages of SAS Visual Analytics that set it apart from the competition.
What is the best approach to show the impact of Visual Analytics? by SAS Institute Inc.. February 15, 2013 - No matter the size of your organization, you want to be able to explore all your relevant data quickly and easily, in order to gain a deeper, richer understanding to make more informed business decisions.Check out this brief video to learn about the concrete impact that visual analytics can have on your business.
What Management Must Know About Forecasting by SAS Institute Inc.. October 04, 2010 - Forecasts never seem to be as accurate as you would like them, or need them, to be. This white paper explores why forecasting is often poorly done and provides some ways to improve it. Continue reading to learn what management must know about forecasting.
Whirlpool: Quality Means Loyalty by SAS Institute Inc.. September 2008 - Running SAS Warranty Analysis on the SAS Enterprise BI Server enhances Whirlpool's investment in an SAP R/3 operational environment for in-depth analysis and easy reporting on issues.
You’re Never Too Smallfor Business Analytics:How Small and Midsize Businesses Can RevUp Their Growth Engines with Data-DrivenInsights by SAS Institute Inc.. March 13, 2013 - This resource provides an overview of business analytics and offers guidance on preparing your organization for a successful implementation. Moreover, learn what to look for in a an analytics solution, and figure out what will best suit your needs.