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One of the best things about attending the SAS Global Forum is all the brilliant people you get to meet. Guy Garrett’s presentation about planning a BI strategy was quiet popular and I have to say he was very witty. Turns out implementing a BI strategy is similar to dating – who knew? Anyway – here’s a follow up from Guy – I encourage you to sign-up for the Achieve Intelligence monthly newsletter for more goodies.
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 18, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
This is our third post in our series of "great articles". For each article, click on the link after the title to read the full story.
1. How Big Data Will Disrupt the $9 Billion Music Publishing Rights Business - …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 16, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Here’s some usability tricks that I have learned with my SAS Stored Processes to make them more robust and harder to break. Really the out-of-the box prompts provide a lot of functionality that really helps. That’s right – let’s build a better mousetrap!…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 16, 2012 at 6:01am — No Comments
Looking to learn R, or to expand your R skills for data visualization or package development?
Here are some R courses presented by the experts you may be interested in:
June 19-20: Visualization in R with ggplot2. This course presented by Garrett Grolemund & Dr. Winston Chang of Rice University is also a web-based course with live presentation. This course provides instruction on data…
Added by James Peruvankal on May 16, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on May 15, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
At BigML we believe that over the next few years automated, data-driven decisions and data-driven applications are going to change the world. In fact, we think it will be the biggest shift in business efficiency since the dawn of the office calculator, when individuals had “Computer” listed as the title on their business card. We want to help people rapidly and easily create predictive models using their datasets, no matter what size they are. Our…Continue
Added by Jos Verwoerd on May 15, 2012 at 3:20am — No Comments
It has been while when Big data entered into the market and buzz the analytics world. Now a day all analytics leaders are chanting about Big data applications. Since I have started with Hadoop technologies and with Machine learning one question has been bugging in mind:
Which is a greater innovation Big Data Or Machine Learning…Continue
SAS Global Forum 2012 was a success! After a whirlwind week of activities followed by a vacation and week of rest – I’m ready to give you some highlights. It was a lot of fun! Tip: Click on any picture to enlarge it.
Day 1 – Saturday Ready for the Tweet-Up
The biggest drama was at the airport – our flight was delayed due to mechanical failure so I decided it might be better to take a later flight. Met…
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 14, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments
This post is part of our blog post series on data science case studies and success stories.
Analyticbridge improved open rates by 300%, and dramatically improved total clicks and click-through rates using the following strategies:…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 13, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Here we discuss four approaches to solve the following marketing problem: identify, each day, the most popular Google groups, within a large list of target groups. You want to post in these groups only. The only information that is quickly available for each group, is the time when the last posting occured. Intuitively, the newer the last posting, the most active the group. There are some caveats such as groups…Continue
Added by Capri on May 12, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments
Recently posted on DataScienceCentral and AnalyticBridge:
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Recently, we released python bindings for our API. We received fantastic feedback on the related
blog post from hacker news and twitter, so we started thinking about other languages that could benefit from a tighter integration with the…
Added by Justin Donaldson on May 11, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments
One SAS Enterprise Guide feature I particularly like is the ability to import Microsoft Excel data quickly and easily. SAS offers many ways to work with Excel spreadsheets but often I find I just want to extract data from Excel and get on with my job.
If you are trying this process for the first time, use a “known good” or simple spreadsheet so if any issues arise you can at least eliminate the data as the cause. When this process fails, I…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 10, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
How many of these jobs can be performed by bots (computer programs)? Here's the story:…Continue
Added by Capri on May 9, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments
IT professionals estimate that they have less…Continue
Added by Capri on May 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
This chart was published in the Forbes magazine by Jon Bruner, and the data comes from the IRS tax stats tables.
Added by Cristian Mesiano on May 5, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments