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2010 Applying Business Analytics Webinar- Text Analytics 101 by SAS. 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.
5 Models for Data Stewardship by SAS. April 16, 2014 - The following white paper explores the current state of data stewardship and its influence on 5 specific models. Get a firm understanding of how data stewardship can improve business insights, collaboration, and much more.
8 Essentials of Business Analytics by SAS. 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 Non-Geek's Big Data Playbook by SAS. April 17, 2014 - The following white paper intends to bridge the gap between the big data specialist and the business professional that is trying to understand big data—specifically in the form of Hadoop. Gain access to 6 best practice "plays" that will help up your game with big data and more.
Advanced Marketing Automation: Maximize Returns on Customer Communication Strategies through Intelligent, Integrated Marketing Processes by SAS. 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.
Analytical Data Prep 101 Webinar by SAS. 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: The Art and Science of Better by SAS. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 you ready for ANALYTICS 3.0? by SAS. April 17, 2014 - Join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport in the following Q&A as he explores the evolving state of analytics. Learn what you can do to prepare for analytics 3.0, how you can intend to get there, which tools you need as well as the supporting roles to make it all happen.
Best Practices for Implementing a High-Performance Data Warehouse by SAS. 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. 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.
Best Practices in Enterprise Data Governance by SAS. April 18, 2014 - The following white paper explores many of the challenges associated with data governance implementation. Learn about the technology that can help alleviate these problems, how to implement the solution and more.
Best Practices in SAS Data Management for Big Data by SAS. April 18, 2014 - The following white paper explores what big data means to businesses within respect to a specific industry. Gain access to technology recommendations, how to use them to your advantage, and more.
Big Data Analytics - Meeting Business Needs and Raising IT’s Profile in the Organization by SAS. 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 in Big Companies by SAS. April 21, 2014 - Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Big data: Harnessing a game-changing asset by SAS. 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. April 21, 2014 - Consult the following white paper to explore the current landscape of Hadoop with several considerations as to why you should consider moving towards Hadoop for your big data needs. Learn how various organizations are using Hadoop, technology considerations, and more.
Business Analytics: Helping You Put an Informed Foot Forward by SAS. 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. 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. April 22, 2014 - The following white paper explores the challenges that face many companies that are trying to get an effective hold on master data management. Learn which consolidation techniques to use, how to meet consumption needs, and more.
Competing on Analytics by SAS. June 2007 - 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.
Data Visualization: 7 Considerations for Visualization Deployment by SAS. April 28, 2014 - The following white paper explores the top 7 considerations for implementing a data visualization solution in your enterprise. Learn how data visualization can give way to far deeper insights, better decision making, and much more.
Data Visualization: Charting the Best Course for Your Organization by SAS. April 23, 2014 - The following white paper examines how data visualization can help organizations tap into the full value of their information. Also gain insight on key considerations to help guide you to the right choice when selecting a data visualization solution.
Drive Performance by Giving Business Users Faster, Better Data Visualization Tools Anyone Can Use by SAS. July 31, 2013 - Data is pouring in from every direction for organizations today, and many struggle to manage the volume. It's structured and unstructured, messy and overwhelming. If it's managed correctly, the flood of data can provide organizations with invaluable information. Find out how to improve business decisions by reading this resource now.
E-Book: Business Intelligence (BI) Trends in Health Care by SAS. 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. 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. 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.
Embedding Analytics into Processes by SAS. 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.
Enterprise Data Governance: The Human Element by SAS. April 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 Data Management in an 'In-Memory' World by SAS. April 23, 2014 - The following white paper explores the tactics, best practices, and architecture needed to make sure that your in-memory solution is running as smooth and efficiently as possible.
Enterprise Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry: International Benchmark Survey May 2007 by SAS. September 2008 - This report presents the 2007 results of SAS' annual international benchmark survey on enterprise risk management (ERM) in the financial services industry.
Focus on SAS® Enterprise Data Integration Server by SAS. 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...
Got Bad Data? Part 2 - Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series by SAS. 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.
HBR Insights Center Report: Visualizing Data by SAS. August 23, 2013 - This Harvard Business Review report highlights emerging thinking around today's most important business ideas. In this report, explore the power of using data visualization to drive business strategy. It discusses when (and when not) to use visualization, how to get started and how to get started.
How can we visually explore all our data - Banking by SAS. 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 Digital Asset Management Is Key to Marketing Operations Management by SAS. April 24, 2014 - The following white paper explores the importance of digital asset management for success in today's marketing operations. Learn how DAM supports the marketing process, how to handle production and distribution, and much more.
How Organizations Make Better Decisions by SAS. 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 Justify Your Marketing Resource Management Investment by SAS. April 25, 2014 - The following white paper explores the current business need for marketing operations management (MOM). Uncover 4 big ROI opportunities allotted through MOM implantation, how MOM can serve as a foundation for future operations, and much more.
How To Migrate Your Data In Seven Steps by SAS. 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.
How to Prep for Success with Marketing Operations Management by SAS. April 25, 2014 - The following white paper explores the steps companies that are considering a marketing operations management system need to take to ensure a successful implementation. Learn about the 3 big focus areas: people, processes, and technology, how to address them, and more.
How to Realize the Promise of Marketing Operations Management by SAS. April 28, 2014 - The following white paper explores the current pressures facing marketers today and how my implementing a marketing operations management (MOM) system, marketers can begin to get a handle of the fluctuating market once more. Also learn about the best practices to use and much more.
Improving Multichannel Marketing with Optimization by SAS. April 29, 2014 - The following white paper explores the importance of optimization when it comes to identifying the most effective channel to reach your customers regardless of location or channel. Also gain access to 7 steps to take to optimize your marketing strategies and much more.
Information is King: Business Analytics in the Age of the Downturn and the (Re)Emergence of the Customer by SAS. 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.
Leveraging Data Visualization to Meet Evolving BI and Big Data Requirements by SAS. May 06, 2014 - The following white paper explores the need for data visualization in today's information-dependent environment. Learn how to use visualization to glean deeper insights from data as well as how to make deciphering patterns and hidden fragments of information easier for everyone in the business.
Maps, Mechanics & Morals by SAS. April 30, 2014 - Explore the following ebook from SAS to learn about the current business need for data governance. Gain deeper insight on how to make data governance work, the 4 components of the governance strategy, how to build a business case, and much more.
Marketing Automation Drives Sports Fan Engagement by SAS. April 30, 2014 - The following white paper explores the 4 phases of successful CRM. Uncover why CRM needs to be addressed on multiple levels outside that of technology, what strategies you need to know to really get a handle on CRM, and more.
Mobile BI: Actionable Intelligence for the Agile Enterprise by SAS. 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.
Observing Data Quality Service Level Agreements: Inspection, Monitoring and Tracking by SAS. May 01, 2014 - The following white paper discusses how by implementing a data quality service level agreement (DQ SLA) you can improve data quality proactivity, be able to continuously monitor and control the quality of organization data, and more.
Populating a Data Quality Scorecard with Relevant Metrics by SAS. May 01, 2014 - The following white paper explores ways to quality data control and measures to support your overall data quality and governance program. Learn what it takes to provide a framework for defining measurement processes and more.
Predictive Analytics in Action: Real-World Examples and Advice by SAS. 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.
Predictive Analytics in Action: Real-World Examples and Advice by SAS. 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.
Public complaints case study by SAS. 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.
Pursuing Marketing Operations Excellence by SAS. May 02, 2014 - The following white paper explores the current pressures facing marketers today and how my implementing a marketing operations management (MOM) system, marketers can begin to get a handle of the fluctuating market once more. Also learn about the best practices to use and much more.
Real-Time BI Gives Performance Envelope a Big-Time Push by SAS. 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. 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. 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 Visual Analytics by SAS. 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 - Business Visualization Driven by High-powered analytics - For Everyone by SAS. May 05, 2014 - The following white paper explores how data visualization can deliver quicker understanding of what's happening in your data more so than you can with traditional analytics. Learn how interactive data exploration allows for higher data value, improved employee productivity, and much more.
SAS® Business Analytics for IT Leaders by SAS. 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. September 2008 - SAS Strategic Performance Management facilitates the creation, communication and execution of strategy - promoting focus, alignment and agility throughout the organization.
Seeing the Voice of the Customer: Identifying Root Cause with Text Analysis Visualization by SAS. May 02, 2014 - The following white paper explores how text analysis visualization allows for businesses to effectively collect and exploit true value from customer interactions. But not only that, learn how this technology will give way to better overall decision making, real-time analysis and more.
Slicing the Big Data Analytics Stack by SAS. May 05, 2014 - The following informative white paper explores the current state of big data and what pioneering companies are doing to leverage big data analytics. Learn about what a successful infrastructure needs to include, the effect of in-memory, and much more.
Speeding the Time to Intelligence: Effective Information Management through Business Intelligence Competency Centers and Performance Management by SAS. 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.
Supporting Your Data Management Strategy with a Phased Approach to Master Data Management by SAS. May 05, 2014 - The following white paper explores the challenges that face many companies that are trying to get an effective hold on master data management and how with a working backward approach to the thought process, you can intensify the effectiveness of MDM.
Taking Advantage of Big Data Analytics by SAS. 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.
TDWI Checklist Report: Data Requirements for Advanced Analytics by SAS. 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.
Ten Mistakes to Avoid by SAS. April 16, 2014 - Access the following white paper to uncover the top 10 mistakes most organizations make when launching a data governance program. Learn about the common pain points, how to avoid them, and much more.
Text Analytics: Two Worlds Collide by SAS. 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.
Text Mining and Analysis: Practical Methods, Examples, and Case Studies Using SAS by SAS. May 05, 2014 - The following digital book, Text Mining and Analysis Practical Methods, Examples, and Case Studies Using SAS, provides the reader with a solid foundation to successfully leverage text analytics. Understand core components, strategies, and much more.
The Art, Act and Science of Knowing by SAS. 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 CIO's Chance of a Lifetime by SAS. April 22, 2014 - The following IDC white paper explores the role that the CIO and IT group play in enabling, supporting, and leading analytics programs and projects within their organizations. Uncover the 4 big myths that can be hurting your analytics effectiveness, how to fix IT and line of business disconnect, and more.
The Customer You Know: Keeping, Leveraging, and Profiting from Current Customers with Business Analytics by SAS. 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 Human Side of Big Data and High-Performance Analytics by SAS. April 29, 2014 - The following white paper explores the through the eyes of pioneering analyst, Tom Davenport, on the importance of the data scientist when it comes to success with big data and advanced analytics. Learn how they how they help, how to onboard or create them, and much more.
The Impact of Business Analytics on Performance and Profitability by SAS. 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 of Collaboration by SAS. May 19, 2014 - The following white paper explores the importance of visual analytics when it comes to successful, enterprise wide collaboration initiatives. Learn how you can improve information sharing and decision making even through mobile devices, how to integrate your office applications and much more.
Three Steps to Put Predictive Analytics to Work by SAS. April 15, 2014 - Consult the following white paper to explore the 3 steps you need to get predictive analytics up and running.
Tips from the Trade - Competing on Web Analytics by SAS. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
Visualizing Data by SAS. April 24, 2014 - The following Harvard Business Review explores the current state of data visualization. Here from many leading authors on how to leverage data visualization in the business. Learn about the right times to use and not to use visualization, how to get started, how to decipher good returns, and more.
What Management Must Know About Forecasting by SAS. 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. 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.
Why Marketers Need Data Visualization by SAS. April 30, 2013 - Explore the crucial role data visualization plays in helping marketing organizations get the right messages to the right customers, drive revenue growth, and manage marketing performance to do more with less.