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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...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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....

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  • 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...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    A Breath of Fresh Air in the UN's Judicial Capital: The Hague Rules in Favor of Climate-Neutral Future

    The Hague, circa 2050 - This city in the Netherlands, and the home of the United Nations courts, evolved throughout the first half of the 21st century into a climate-neutral town where transportation is free of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions and where energy is cleanly generated. The environment and climate...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    SAS Helps Power Avantas' Innovative Staffing Solution

    The Omaha, NE, company is recognized for proven, best-practice work strategies for the health industry and provides staffing forecasts to 22 hospitals (200 Units) nationwide as part of its Smart Square staffing solution. Avantas' offering helps hospitals spend less time on administrative staffing tasks and more time on improving the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Kaiser Permanente: Making the Most of Resources

    As one of the largest healthcare organizations in the United States, Kaiser Permanente often teams with pharmaceutical companies, research foundations and government agencies to conduct research. Kaiser Permanente wanted to free up IT resources, improve patient care by supplying HIV caregivers with automated access to detailed hospitalization and medication reports....

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Korea Customs Service Improves Illegal-Cargo Detection With SAS

    The Korea Customs Service (KCS) is a government agency established to secure national revenues by controlling imports and exports for the economic development of Korea and to protect domestic industry through contraband control. KCS wanted to implement a fast, reliable way to spot illegal imported goods in order to replace...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    ANZICS Uses SAS for Accurate Reporting

    Maintaining a world leadership position in hospital intensive care services has been the stated - and achieved - goal of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) since its founding in 1975. In order to provide member Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with accurate and up-to-date reporting facilities, ANZICS...

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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 // Jan 2010

    United Overseas Bank CRO Discusses Interplay Between Risk Classes and Developing Better Risk Controls for Banking - In Near-Real Time

    For many of today's large, multinational banks, however, pricing assets and optimizing portfolios are immensely complex endeavors. United Overseas Bank (UOB) needed to calculate multiple risk factors on millions of loans and security instruments; however the process would take days which was too slow to give accurate risk insights. To...

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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 // Jan 2010

    DEIJ Creates System Enabling Rapid Development of Advanced In-Store Marketing Research Analysis

    The Demand Chain Development (DCD) joint research, operated by the Distribution Economics Institute of Japan (DEIJ), is attracting attention from businesses and government agencies as an organization that develops effective Point-Of-Sale (POS) marketing methods. With the previous data infrastructure shared by member businesses, diverse data analysis needs could not be...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Bank of America Avoids Gridlock in Credit-Risk Scoring, Forecasts Using SAS

    Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, and asset management. The Corporate Investments Group needed to reduce processing time for credit-risk modeling, scoring and loss forecasting and increase ad...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Cooperative Computer Society Implements SAS for Data Integration and Basel II Compliance

    Cooperative Computer Society (SEM Ltd.) provides comprehensive IT services to the Cooperative Banking Movement, totaling 120 cooperative credit institutions comprising 550 branches and about 1.7 million customers. SEM wanted to record, analyze and integrate risk management of 120 cooperative credit institutions to ensure compliance with Basel II regulations. To master...

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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 // Jul 2010

    SAS Activity-Based Management Connects the Data Dots so That Visa Decision Makers See the Entire Client to Product Picture

    With 1.8 billion cards, purchases with Visa credit and debit cards accounted for more than 50 percent of US consumer and commercial card-based purchase transactions in 2008. Visa wanted a powerful system that can handle millions of calculations in a multidimensional analysis and reporting environment. To master these challenges Visa...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    AstraZeneca Assures Product Quality, Maximizes Production Efficiency With SAS Enterprise BI Server

    When AstraZeneca set out to make the manufacturing process for its Turbuhaler product more cost-effective and to minimize variations, the global pharmaceutical manufacturer faced a major challenge: building a solution with enough capacity to handle all of the production-related data that was stored in so many unique systems. TO master...

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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 // Jul 2010

    Finmeccanica: Industrial Giant Relies on SAS Human Capital Management in Strategy to Gain Global Edge in Aerospace, Defense, Security Industries

    Technology, innovation, research: These strategic principles have guided Finmeccanica's growth and success throughout its history. Finmeccanica wanted to gain a greater position in global defense, aerospace and security industries by acquiring, retaining, placing and aligning executives with the decision-making skills required to advance the industrial giant's global strategies. To master...

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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 // 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

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Getting Started With SAS Enterprise Miner 6.1

    SAS Enterprise Miner streamlines the data mining process to create highly accurate predictive and descriptive models based on analysis of vast amounts of data from across an enterprise. Data mining is applicable in a variety of industries and provides methodologies for such diverse business problems as fraud detection, householding, customer...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The Great Debate: Gut Instinct Vs. Analytics

    Decision making has never been more critical for success in Business than today. Your immediate and future success can come down to one decision at any given time. So, how do you make the best business decisions? Is it through gut instinct based on years of experience and business acumen?...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Foundation Stones And Better Practices Of Quarterly Rolling Forecasting

    This webcast, which is an extract from David's popular QRF whitepaper, is for members of the forecasting team, consultants putting in planning tools, all corporate accountants, and those senior managers interested in moving their organization away from the dysfunctional annual planning cycle. This webcast is part two of a four-part...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    View From The Top: How To Talk About KPIs With C-Level Executives

    In this webcast, Stacey asks Gary Cokins of SAS about his great experience in working with C-level executives on the issues of performance measurement and performance management. How most executives feel about performance management: their concerns, fears, hesitancies in embracing it. When performance management is working really well, how it...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Data Best Practices For Spend Analysis

    Do you know how your organization spends its money? Is your spend data workflow transparent and accurate? Can improved spend data really result in better and more informed decision making? If you have faced any of these questions in your day-to-day business activities, this webcast is for you! This webcast...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Using Lean Six Sigma For Fast Track SG&A Reductions

    For most companies, Selling, General & Administrative (SG&A) costs represent 12-20% of total revenue. With these costs hitting the bottom line directly, many companies are starting to take a closer look at how to reduce SG&A. Using Lean Six Sigma tools help companies streamline, accelerate and execute significant and sustainable...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Let The Seller Beware: Today's IT Buying Trends

    How has the current global economy and new trends in social media impacted the way we buy and sell IT solutions today? What really matters? Where can I get the best, most reliable information? Is selling or buying in one country or region significantly different than selling or buying in...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Identity Resolution For Data Quality And Master Data Management

    Two of the most interesting challenges for customer data integration fall on opposite sides of the same coin: determining when two records refer to the same real-world object versus determining when they do not. Yet without the ability to make a clear connection or distinction, it is difficult - if...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Lean Information Technology

    More and more companies are closely examining IT operations, and IT leaders are constantly under pressure to provide more service with less. Research shows that corporate IT spend as a percentage of revenue ranges from 3.46% to 0.89%, and industry analysts predict IT departments will face 5-10% budget reductions in...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Predictive Analytics: Hot Trends For 2010

    Businesses around the globe have deployed analytics for the business impact it delivers. Across many industries and departments, predictive analytics has been applied to address a vast range of business challenges. What's next? In this webcast, Dr. Eric Siegel offers his predictions. Join Dr. Siegel and Anne Milley for a...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Achieving Better Customer Retention Through Social Marketing

    As customers become less responsive to direct marketing communications, they have become more involved with online communities and more receptive to recommendations from people like them. Increasingly, the task for commercial, for-profit, marketers is to work inside a community of pseudo-anonymous customers in sites like Facebook, YouTube or Twitter, because...

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