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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Understanding Data Streams in IoT

    The Internet of Things creates and maintains data from sensors and devices around the world. The challenge for many organizations? Making sense of this data. With SAS Event Stream Processing, you get the ability to make sense automated decisions on streaming data – and react to new information automatically.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Info Mgmt: The Intersection of Big Data, DG and MDM

    From ownership of decisions made during development to protection of data as an enterprise asset, every aspect of a company’s big data rollout can benefit from entrenched data governance and master data management processes. Governance and management principles ensure that the business requirements for big data are being met and...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How the Midmarket Can Take Advantage of Big Data: 7 Tips Getting Started with DV

    This paper is a great how-to guide for midmarket businesses looking to get started in data visualization. These seven practical tips will provide insight on how to get real results from data analysis and visualization.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    HBR: Prepare Your Organization to Capitalize on Predictive Analytics

    High-performing organizations take advantage of the power of analytics by channeling their efforts in four areas: focus, adopt, adapt and activate. This Harvard Business Review paper describes how to succeed in those areas, and overcome the barriers that get in the way of an ROI in analytics.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    CMO Council: Getting in Sync...Best Practices in Engaging Mobile Customers (Interview Guide)

    As mobile continues to become more important to business, marketers are challenged with how to integrate it into a winning marketing strategy. If you want to know some of the best ways that mobile is being used right now, you’ll want to read this report. The CMO Council describes the...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    A New Breed of BI: Self Service Analytics

    This paper describes how SAS Visual Analytics is different from most self-service BI solutions on the market today. It explains how the solution benefits both business and IT users, and shows why organizations can rely on SAS to help them make reliable, fact-based decisions.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Intelligence Quarterly: Safety in the Digital Era (Q1 2015)

    Intelligence Quarterly is published four times a year, covering timely topics that are of interest to global leaders and governments. This issue is focused on fraud and security.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Statistics and Machine Learning at Scale

    This paper introduces concepts of machine learning and how SAS software helps organizations integrate machine learning into practical applications. A SAS customer, Viseca, provides a real-world view of machine learning.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    IIA: Eyes Wide Open: Open Source Analytics Software

    Read this research brief from the International Institute for Analytics to discover the recommended process for determining when and for whom open-source tools make sense, and where the support, resilience and scalability are worth the commercial costs. Topics include data and analytics cost drivers, stages in the modernization of commercial...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TDWI eBook: Predictive Analytics

    This TDWI e-book explores predictive analytics from several perspectives. First, it offers Q and A on the value, use and requirements of predictive analytics. Then, it explores three safeguards to help you avoid model-building problems.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Using SAS For Effective Credit Risk Management Of The Commercial And Corporate Credit Portfolio After The Financial Crisis

    This paper addresses two main lessons: the first one is that credit risk management should be much more than just an add on to the credit process, but effectively implemented within the credit process and throughout decisions making. The second one is how to create a complete view and understanding...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Moving SAS Applications From a Physical to a Virtual VMware Environment

    VMware vSphere 4 provides ESX and ESXi "Bare-metal" hypervisors that install directly on top of a physical server and partition it into multiple virtual machines that can run simultaneously, sharing the physical resources of the underlying server. Each virtual machine represents a complete system, with processors, memory, networking, storage and...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Valence Health Eases Clinical Integration Pains With SAS Analytics

    When Valence Health co-founder Todd Stockard left the benefits and actuarial group of a large consulting firm more than a decade ago, he left on a mission. Along with co-founder Phil Kamp, his aim was to help groups of independent doctors and hospitals leverage the economies of scale that come...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Sunway University College Chooses SAS for IT Skills Training and Research Support

    Sunway University College is a world class higher education institution and leader in private education in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region. The university college wanted to increase commercial performance and ensure its IT courses were more relevant to, and sought after, by industry. To master these challenges Sunway University...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    SAS Helps Wescom Credit Union Forecast Potential Portfolio Losses and Save Millions

    A leading credit union, Wescom serves more than 275,000 members and has more than $2.5 billion in assets. Wescom Credit Union wanted to focus on credit risk, meet regulatory requirements, improve performance and protect against credit losses. To master these challenges Wescom chose SAS Institute. Wescom deployed SAS for credit...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    TrueCar Search Campaign Revenues Grow 300 Percent With SAS Analytics and Forecasting

    TrueCar is creating a new way to shop for autos with its price aggregation service. As it grows its business, the company needed a way to compile and analyze car sales data, choose the most successful web-based marketing efforts and forecast car sales - important to getting its name out...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Center for Responsible Lending Helps Consumers With Research Powered by SAS

    The not-for-profit Center for Responsible Lending plays a key role in researching the impact of lending practices on consumers. The Center wanted to produce fast; accurate forecasts about the impact lending laws have on consumers across the 50 US states. To master these challenges Center chose SAS Institute. Center deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Boire Filler Group Unearths Insights in Client Data With SAS

    Boire Filler Group, a Toronto-based marketing analytics consulting firm, uses advanced and powerful data mining techniques to help clients improve business results. Boire Filler Group helps clients across numerous industries find insight in their data to solve such business issues as customer retention and customer acquisition. To master these issues...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Rhode Island Auditors Take Matters Into Their Own Hands With a Little Help From SAS, RSI

    State governments feel the pinch of economic decline as do the taxpayers who fund them. The State of Rhode Island deploys its auditors judiciously to ensure that citizens and businesses pay the right amount of tax, enabling government to deliver much-needed services, and that honest taxpayers do not suffer the...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Electric Co-Op Forecasts Demand and Transmission Needs With SAS

    The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) provides power to 144,000 customers. To keep electric costs down and to reliably serve customers, NOVEC needs to know how much power to buy, transmit and deliver for its consumers. To master these challenges NOVEC chose SAS. NOVEC deployed SAS Analytics Pro, SAS Enterprise...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Changing Face Of Marketing Automation

    Modern consumers are Web-savvy, mobile-loving people who typically spend more time online than reading magazines and watching TV. These changes in behavior are fundamentally changing the face of marketing - and in ways that are bringing about the convergence of direct marketing and mass marketing. The attention of consumers is...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    SAS Marketing Optimization Helps Scotiabank Gain Wallet Share

    Scotiabank is one of the five-largest financial institutions in Canada, offering deposit accounts, mutual funds, mortgages and lines of credit to 7 million customers across the country. Scotiabank mines through data from about 7 million customers on any given month to generate leads and create targeted marketing campaigns. To master...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    HealthPartners Controls Costs and Improves Outcomes With Help From SAS

    US health reform efforts are encouraging health insurers to measure quality and cost-effectiveness. HealthPartners has been doing that for more than a decade. It serves 1.25 million members and is the largest consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation. HealthPartners wanted to identify high quality, cost-efficient providers; pinpoint patients...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    Washington State Amps Fraud Detection With SAS Social Network Analysis

    Washington State's Department of Labor and Industries, which administers the state's mandatory workers compensation program, has suffered its fair share of fraud in the past. In recent years, it has been tackling the issue head-on to recover as much of the estimated $100 million it loses each year to fraud....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    SAS Helps Small Consulting Company Keep Its Clients Coming Back

    The HSM Group is the go-to firm for hospitals, medical organizations, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers. HSM needs an analytic solution that can automate processes, manage large data sets, merge data sets and deal with longitudinal data without a team of programmers. To master these challenges the HSM Group...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    LA County Improves Indigent Adult Services; Supports Policy Changes and Protects Privacy With SAS

    The Los Angeles (LA) County government has approximately 96,000 indigent adults receiving social and human services from multiple county agencies, funded solely by the county's general fund. The Los Angeles (LA) County government wants to better serve indigent adults who depend on government programs. But with numerous programs in separate...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Changing Face of Marketing Automation: Managing Customer Dialogue in an Online, Offline, Social, Digital, Multichannel World

    Modern consumers are Web-savvy, mobile-loving people who typically spend more time online than reading magazines and watching TV. These changes in behavior are fundamentally changing the face of marketing - and in ways that are bringing about the convergence of direct marketing and mass marketing. Today's customers demand product and...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Community Care Manages Data More Quickly With SAS

    Pittsburgh-based Community Care manages behavioral health coverage for Pennsylvania Medicaid, Medicare and commercial members. Community Care needed to bring its data warehouse in-house, work with multiple sources of data and produce reports quickly. To master these challenges Community Care chose SAS Institute. Community Care deployed SAS Data Integration helps Community...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    SAS Scores Success for Microfinance Giant

    SAS Desktop Data Mining for Midsize Business helps ACCION Texas-Louisiana successfully lend money to small-business owners who wouldn't qualify for loans through traditional lending institutions. The nonprofit microfinance organization has been so successful that 14 microfinance organizations across the country have outsourced all or part of their underwriting to ACCION....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    VUB Manages Risk by Looking Into the Future

    In recent years, VUB has become a risk management pioneer in Slovakia. The bank has always had a well-managed loan portfolio, resulting in minimal costs to cover credit risks. The VUB wanted to improve asset and liability management, manage interest rate risk. To master these challenges VUB chose SAS Institute....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Data Integration and Language Translation Bring Efficiencies

    Emcredit is the first credit bureau in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and enjoys official status in the Emirate of Dubai, meaning that banks are mandated to deal with Emcredit. Emcredit wanted to ensure data quality to help clients avoid mistakes when making decisions about creditworthiness of individual consumers and...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Amway China Improves Replenishment Time by 20 Percent, Customer Satisfaction Soars to 97 Percent With SAS

    Throughout its rapid climb to become the direct-selling giant's largest market, Amway China clearly understood the value of analytics. Amway China's unique distribution model, together with frequent marketing promotions to react quickly to market changes, make inventory management a particular challenge. Although Amway has reached an advanced level in logistics...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    SAS Provides Middlegame With Flexibility, Speed and Powerful Analytics

    Middlegame Marketing Sciences, LLC founder Todd Kirk operates a small consulting shop that turns out big projects for major consumer products goods companies. Middlegame wanted to consults on complex marketing plans using large databases to predict sales and profitability of different marketing strategies. To master these challenges Middlegame chose SAS...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Eurovida Reduces Per-Policy Operational Costs by 48 Percent With SAS Activity-Based Management

    Eurovida, one of the largest life insurance companies in the Portuguese market. The highly competitive nature of the insurance sector means that, for Eurovida, reducing costs while maximizing profits is an indispensible strategic objective. To accomplish this goal, the company implemented the SAS Activity-Based Management (ABM) solution, which enabled it...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Northern Tool + Equipment Optimizes Prices With SAS

    Northern Tool is committed to price leadership in multiple categories. Merchants needed an automated solution with the ability to predict sales and profit outcomes based on how a product is priced. To master these challenges Northern Tool chose SAS. Northern Tool has successfully deployed two other SAS solutions: SAS Marketing...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Turning Customer Data Into Analytical Marketing Fuel: How to Use Analytically Driven Customer Insight for Extraordinary Competitive Advantage

    As discussed in this paper, there is a new game that virtually all marketers must eventually embrace if they're going to be successful. Analytics was once just the province of a few direct marketers and market researchers, but now the entire field of marketing is being transformed by this capability....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Acting on Customer Intelligence From Social Media: The New Edge for Building Customer Loyalty and Your Brand

    As social media gains ground, it is taking some mind share away from traditional editorial sources. The role of traditional media, in terms of its influence and clout relative to specific industries and topics, is becoming smaller as respected bloggers and people who specialize in different areas of expertise become...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    SAS 9.2 Software Key Highlights

    By upgrading to SAS 9.2, it will be able to take advantage of the large number of new features and performance improvements that are included in this release. In addition, it will be able to take advantage of future enhancements, maintenance updates and new SAS products and solutions that run...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Clinton Health Access Initiative Expands Health Care Reach With Help From SAS

    More than 90 percent of the 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS reside in developing nations with limited access to treatment. In 2002, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) - at that time known as the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative. CHAI wanted to treat as many HIV and malaria patients in...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Agata Advances Social Lending, Credit Scoring With SAS Text Analytics

    Traditional channels for obtaining credit, with their standardized, depersonalized procedures, are not always perfectly in tune with the rapid evolution of lifestyles and careers. Operators are beginning to realize this fact. The company Agata wanted to implement online lending model that pairs borrowers and investors without intervention from traditional institutions....

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How the Midmarket Can Take Advantage of Big Data: 7 Tips Getting Started with DV

    This paper is a great how-to guide for midmarket businesses looking to get started in data visualization. These seven practical tips will provide insight on how to get real results from data analysis and visualization.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    HBR: Prepare Your Organization to Capitalize on Predictive Analytics

    High-performing organizations take advantage of the power of analytics by channeling their efforts in four areas: focus, adopt, adapt and activate. This Harvard Business Review paper describes how to succeed in those areas, and overcome the barriers that get in the way of an ROI in analytics.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Understanding Data Streams in IoT

    The Internet of Things creates and maintains data from sensors and devices around the world. The challenge for many organizations? Making sense of this data. With SAS Event Stream Processing, you get the ability to make sense automated decisions on streaming data – and react to new information automatically.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    CMO Council: Getting in Sync...Best Practices in Engaging Mobile Customers (Interview Guide)

    As mobile continues to become more important to business, marketers are challenged with how to integrate it into a winning marketing strategy. If you want to know some of the best ways that mobile is being used right now, you’ll want to read this report. The CMO Council describes the...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    A New Breed of BI: Self Service Analytics

    This paper describes how SAS Visual Analytics is different from most self-service BI solutions on the market today. It explains how the solution benefits both business and IT users, and shows why organizations can rely on SAS to help them make reliable, fact-based decisions.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Intelligence Quarterly: Safety in the Digital Era (Q1 2015)

    Intelligence Quarterly is published four times a year, covering timely topics that are of interest to global leaders and governments. This issue is focused on fraud and security.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Statistics and Machine Learning at Scale

    This paper introduces concepts of machine learning and how SAS software helps organizations integrate machine learning into practical applications. A SAS customer, Viseca, provides a real-world view of machine learning.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    IIA: Eyes Wide Open: Open Source Analytics Software

    Read this research brief from the International Institute for Analytics to discover the recommended process for determining when and for whom open-source tools make sense, and where the support, resilience and scalability are worth the commercial costs. Topics include data and analytics cost drivers, stages in the modernization of commercial...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TDWI eBook: Predictive Analytics

    This TDWI e-book explores predictive analytics from several perspectives. First, it offers Q and A on the value, use and requirements of predictive analytics. Then, it explores three safeguards to help you avoid model-building problems.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Info Mgmt: The Intersection of Big Data, DG and MDM

    From ownership of decisions made during development to protection of data as an enterprise asset, every aspect of a company’s big data rollout can benefit from entrenched data governance and master data management processes. Governance and management principles ensure that the business requirements for big data are being met and...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Changing Face Of Marketing Automation

    Modern consumers are Web-savvy, mobile-loving people who typically spend more time online than reading magazines and watching TV. These changes in behavior are fundamentally changing the face of marketing - and in ways that are bringing about the convergence of direct marketing and mass marketing. The attention of consumers is...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Moving SAS Applications From a Physical to a Virtual VMware Environment

    VMware vSphere 4 provides ESX and ESXi "Bare-metal" hypervisors that install directly on top of a physical server and partition it into multiple virtual machines that can run simultaneously, sharing the physical resources of the underlying server. Each virtual machine represents a complete system, with processors, memory, networking, storage and...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Where's My Data? Tips & Tricks for Designing a Strong DQ/DI Strategy

    Challenged by a tough economy and a huge increase in the amount of valuable data, the hospitality and gaming industries are at a critical juncture and require new and unique solutions to their data management issues. This Webcast focusing on how SAS can help one effectively attain, integrate and manage...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    SAS 9.2 Software Key Highlights

    By upgrading to SAS 9.2, it will be able to take advantage of the large number of new features and performance improvements that are included in this release. In addition, it will be able to take advantage of future enhancements, maintenance updates and new SAS products and solutions that run...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Enterprise Risk Management: When Weathering The Storm Is Not Enough

    At the 2009 World Economic Forum, the international media speculated that the author would be discussing the end of capitalism. They thought the domino-like fall of financial institutions around the globe meant that capitalism had failed. But author had different ideas - instead of merely talking about what had gone...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Enterprise Risk Management With Independent Derivatives Valuation: Helping Banks Find Long-Term Success

    Risk management today is top of mind for banking professionals around the world, and it has begun to revolutionize the way banks operate. No longer is risk management the sole responsibility of the chief risk officer or a bank's risk department; its responsibility now resides with vice presidents, associates, directors...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Get Certified as an Advanced SAS Programmer in Six Months or Less!

    The SAS Certified Advanced Programmer credential is very prestigious worldwide. Getting this certificate requires passing two certification exams: SAS Base Programming Exam and SAS Advanced Programming Exam. The author of this paper is a SAS Certified Advanced Programmer. He prepared for and passed both exams in four months, scoring 89%...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    SAS Enterprise Miner 6.1: C and Java Score Code Basics

    Analytical data mining models generate score code that can be applied to new data in order to evaluate candidates for some defined event of interest. The model scoring code can exist in any number of programming languages. SAS Enterprise Miner generates model scoring code not only in SAS code, but...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Most Communication-Effective and Most Usable Information Delivery

    This paper focuses on the example of trend plot data. The web-enabled graph provides pop-up text so that the user can read off EXACT values for plot points, rather than estimate them, without being forced to jump to the spreadsheet. Annotating a plot with precise values is not practical when...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    So You Need a Data Warehouse But Don't Have the Budget to Build One: What Now?

    Building a data warehouse successfully requires discipline and an architected approach. Designs need to work towards a clear objective - even if that evolves over time - so that the technology can be fully utilized to deliver value to the business users. However, getting the budget to fully plan a...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Dear Miss SAS Answers: A Guide to Sorting Your Data

    In this session, the fictitious advice columnist Miss SASAnswers tackles SAS sorting questions that were sent to her from instructors around the globe. Some of those questions include: "Is there some way to tell PROC SORT not to re-sort a previously sorted raw data file?", "What's with this NOEQUALS option...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Next Generation: SAS/STAT 9.22

    Caught up with SAS/STAT 9.2? Want to add even more statistical tools to the arsenal? Then get ready for the 9.22 release of SAS/STAT software. New functionality for post-processing equips many linear modeling procedures with comparable capabilities, including the latest techniques for testing complex research hypotheses. The new SURVEYPHREG procedure...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Using SAS For Effective Credit Risk Management Of The Commercial And Corporate Credit Portfolio After The Financial Crisis

    This paper addresses two main lessons: the first one is that credit risk management should be much more than just an add on to the credit process, but effectively implemented within the credit process and throughout decisions making. The second one is how to create a complete view and understanding...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Using SAS Marketing Optimization as a Forecasting Tool

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss a methodology for using SAS Marketing Optimization for business forecasting. In 2009 a team was formed to explore using SAS Marketing Optimization to better forecast for one of AEGON Direct Marketing Services' largest programs. The primary goals of the project were to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Rapid Predictive Modeling for Customer Intelligence

    Business analysts often need to develop campaigns based on predictive models to select which customers to target. The models often need to be developed in a short amount of time without always relying on a statistician. For these cases, SAS has developed the SAS Rapid Predictive Modeler for use by...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Dealing With Lab Data - Stacking the Deck in Your Favor

    In the world of clinical research, laboratory data yields some of the largest and most unwieldy data sets SAS programmers encounter in a project. Lab data usually is collected both on data collection forms (case report forms), and in an electronic format, such as a spreadsheet or text file straight...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SAS Arrays, Both Implicit and Explicit

    In SAS, arrays can be defined with implicit or explicit subscripting. Current documentation only covers the explicit version and the implicit version is only supported for backward compatibility. This can cause problems for those tasked with the maintenance of legacy code. One can also find examples of recent conference proceedings...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Traffic Lighting Your Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way With SAS

    "Traffic lighting" is the process of applying visual formatting to data. This paper explains how to use Base SAS9 software to create multi-sheet Microsoft Excel workbooks (for Excel versions 2002 and later), and then traffic light the values that lie outside a range. One will learn step-by-step techniques for quickly...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Creating Highly Customized, Binary Excel Workbooks Using XML

    This paper will illustrate a new method for generating binary Excel workbooks using SAS data. It will illustrate how one can go beyond ODS, proc export, Access engines, etc. to make highly-customized Excel workbooks using SAS data. In almost every SAS site, there is a need to interface with Excel....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2: Getting to Code You

    Both experienced and new users to SAS have a need for SAS Enterprise Guide to write and run their code. Experienced users are accustomed to entering all their code into the Program Editor window and simply clicking Submit. New users do not have this same set of expectations. However, both...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Nottingham Building Society Uses SAS to Manage Risk, Make Informed Credit Decisions, Meet Regulatory Demands and Treat Customers Fairly, Driving Improved Business Performance and Enhanced Customer Service

    Founded in 1849, Nottingham Building Society has 32 branches across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Nottingham Building Society wanted to enhance credit risk capability to improve business decisions and risk management, focus on customers and satisfy regulatory capital requirements and Treating Customers Fairly. To master these needs Nottingham chose...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    SAS Marketing Optimization Helps Scotiabank Gain Wallet Share

    Scotiabank is one of the five-largest financial institutions in Canada, offering deposit accounts, mutual funds, mortgages and lines of credit to 7 million customers across the country. Scotiabank mines through data from about 7 million customers on any given month to generate leads and create targeted marketing campaigns. To master...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    CSI-Piemonte Uses SAS to Enable Better Public Health Care Expenditure Decisions

    CSI-Piemonte is the main body representing regional public administration in the field of information technology and telematics. CSI wanted to determine pharmaceutical expenditures and track recommended health care treatments and prescription guidelines. To master these challenges CSI chose SAS Institute. CSI deployed SAS Business Intelligence. SAS Business Intelligence delivers a...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Danish National Board of Health Uses SAS Activity-Based Management to Provide Citizens With Improved Health Care Services Without Increasing Costs

    The Danish National Board of Health's system for Diagnosis-Related Grouping (DRG) contributes toward creating a better overview and more precise hospital budgets and fees. Danish National Board wanted to help counties and hospitals to better understand the connection between activities, resources and budgets. To master these challenges Danish National Board...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Valence Health Eases Clinical Integration Pains With SAS Analytics

    When Valence Health co-founder Todd Stockard left the benefits and actuarial group of a large consulting firm more than a decade ago, he left on a mission. Along with co-founder Phil Kamp, his aim was to help groups of independent doctors and hospitals leverage the economies of scale that come...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Clinton Health Access Initiative Expands Health Care Reach With Help From SAS

    More than 90 percent of the 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS reside in developing nations with limited access to treatment. In 2002, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) - at that time known as the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative. CHAI wanted to treat as many HIV and malaria patients in...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Community Care Manages Data More Quickly With SAS

    Pittsburgh-based Community Care manages behavioral health coverage for Pennsylvania Medicaid, Medicare and commercial members. Community Care needed to bring its data warehouse in-house, work with multiple sources of data and produce reports quickly. To master these challenges Community Care chose SAS Institute. Community Care deployed SAS Data Integration helps Community...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    ICES Takes Pulse of Ontario Healthcare With SAS Analytics

    Since its inception in 1992, ICES has played a key role in providing scientific insights to help policymakers, planners and healthcare practitioners shape the future direction of Ontario's healthcare system. ICES needed to sift through huge amounts of data amassed over the last 17 years on every hospitalization, physician appointment...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Agata Advances Social Lending, Credit Scoring With SAS Text Analytics

    Traditional channels for obtaining credit, with their standardized, depersonalized procedures, are not always perfectly in tune with the rapid evolution of lifestyles and careers. Operators are beginning to realize this fact. The company Agata wanted to implement online lending model that pairs borrowers and investors without intervention from traditional institutions....

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    SAS Scores Success for Microfinance Giant

    SAS Desktop Data Mining for Midsize Business helps ACCION Texas-Louisiana successfully lend money to small-business owners who wouldn't qualify for loans through traditional lending institutions. The nonprofit microfinance organization has been so successful that 14 microfinance organizations across the country have outsourced all or part of their underwriting to ACCION....

    Provided By SAS Institute