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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...

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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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  • 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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  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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 // 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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  • 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 // 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 // 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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  • 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

    SAS Enables Max New York Life to Maximize Share of Wallet, Retain Valuable Customers

    In India's recently liberalized life insurance market, fast-growing Max New York Life (MNYL), a joint venture of two leading global businesses. MNYL needed an accurate data warehouse of viable information for use in increasing customer retention and improving cross-selling efforts. To master these challenges MNYL Chose SAS Institute. MNYL deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Shoppers Stop Cashes in on SAS Business Analytics Framework

    Established in 1991, Shoppers Stop is India's largest retail chain of large-format department stores. Shoppers Stop faced with increasing competitive pressure for customer wallet share, Shoppers Stop needed to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty, increase its breadth of merchandise and expand store operations into new markets, while maintaining profitability. To...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    SAS Automates ChinaHR.com's Online Recruitment Business

    Launched in 1997, ChinaHR.com is an innovator in online talent recruitment. It was the first company to offer online recruiting services in China, and it also offers campus recruiting and recruiting process outsourcing services. ChinaHR.com needed to manually assign categories to recruitment postings. To master these needs ChinaHR.com chose SAS...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Wisconsin Improves Revenue Collection and Gains Efficiency With Business Analytics

    Like many states across the US, Wisconsin is dealing with a dramatic reduction in revenue as a result of the economic crisis. Wisconsin's data was spread out in multiple, isolated systems that slowed the collection of tax dollars owed to the state. To master these challenges Wisconsin chose SAS Institute....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    The Wet Seal Inc. Accelerates Fast Fashion With SAS Size Profiling

    The Wet Seal Inc. is a leading, US-based fast-fashion retailer of contemporary apparel and accessory items, operating 504 outlets between its Wet Seal and Arden B brands. The Wet Seal needed to optimize its size profiling process at the store level to increase sales and margins, understand and reduce sales...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Thanks to Its SAS Solution, the Energy Group Has Improved Its Sales and Data Security Management

    With 30 million clients worldwide and 86.7 billion Euros in sales revenue, E.ON is one of the largest private energy groups in the world. E.ON needed to revisit the application's architecture to allow the three areas to work in unison. To master these challenges E.ON chose SAS. E.ON deployed SAS...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    The Culture Of Performance: Avoiding Measure Mania, The Tyranny Of Targets And Silo Working

    Using a series of real examples, this webcast will explore the underlying beliefs, assumptions and behaviors that undermine and support strategic performance management. You will learn about tools, thinking and ideas to help you move from a culture of measurement and operational focus to one of managing the performance of...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    External Predictive Indicators: Extending The Balanced Scorecard

    Using practical examples, in this webcast Phil Jones will demonstrate how simple extensions to the modern balanced scorecard approach can provide a view of the external environment, allowing us to monitor it for changes and their implications. He will introduce and explain "External Predictive Indicators" and show how these can...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    A Mind Map Exercise To Trigger KPI Engagement

    Through this webcast specifically you'll learn: What the structure of the mind map is, why it matters, and how to get familiar and comfortable with it before you try it; the kinds of details that go on each branch of the mind map, and how to quickly make the decision...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Marketing Analytics

    In this seminar, the presenters will discuss: the power of relationship strength over more one dimensional measures such as satisfaction or likelihood to recommend. the core components of relationship strength and how to easily assess them examples of the analysis and results of assessing relationship strength for in various industries...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Integrating Risk Management With Business Strategy

    This webcast focuses on integrating risk management framework within the business decision making process. Key business decisions impact both the strategy definition and the execution. Without integrating risk management frameworks within the decision making process, organizations will always struggle to align risk management with their business strategy and objectives. This...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Reporting Key Performance Indicators To Improve Performance

    Many organizations are reporting too many performance measures, too late. Management is left 'chasing the horses well after they have bolted from the barn.' Organizations that think they have KPIs, which are measured monthly and quarterly, have performance reporting regimes that do not create change, alignment or growth. This webcast...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Top 10 Data Mining Mistakes

    Deeply analyzing data to discover useful patterns has delivered enormous returns in many fields and industries. But, it is easy to go too far and "Torture the data until it confesses" or otherwise doom your findings to fail where they really matter: on new situations. A key to achieving quality...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Customer Loyalty Program Best Practices

    In this webcast, Tim Tyler presents a best practice framework that guides you through a methodical, financial, customer and operational review of your loyalty program (or plans). This process determines if your programs are performing profitably, where short term improvements can be made and where integration with additional channels, direct...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Predictive Keyword Scores To Optimize Online Advertising Campaigns

    During this webcast, you will learn how to predict the chance of converting or converting odds for keywords with little or no historical data, in Pay-Per-Click programs such as Google, Yahoo and Bing (Microsoft). The presenters will discuss text mining techniques, a rule engine, KPI selection and predictive modeling (logistic...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Implementing Performance Management Methodologies - Pitfalls And Speed-Bumps

    There are techniques that can prevent failure with implementing performance management methodologies, such as strategy maps, balanced scorecards with KPIs, customer profitability reporting, and driver-based budgeting, among others. But, before using these techniques, you first need to understand what the barriers are. This webcast describes why the adoption rate of...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Minimize Costs And Maximize Productivity With ABM

    In this webcast business consultant Steve Player of TPG Consulting talks about the importance of Activity Based Management in improving cost and productivity management. ABM can drive performance improvements and help your organization thrive even in the toughest times.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Tracking Your Most Profitable Customers

    This webcast is one that can obviously make a big impact on your marketing ROI and organization's revenue: Engaging high potential customers. Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions speak with Michele Eggers, from SAS' Customer Intelligence Global Practice....

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Data Management With Teeth: 5 Models For Data Stewardship

    Data stewardship is getting a lot of attention in both IT and business circles. Many companies have already institutionalized the role. While in many cases data stewards are the new go-to resources for all things data, that can be as much of a problem as a solution. In this webcast,...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Why Just Count Crime When You Can Prevent It?

    Doing more with less - Why just count crime when you can anticipate, prevent and respond more effectively? Operationally relevant and actionable analysis allows command staff and police managers to leverage advanced analytics in support of meaningful, information based tactics, strategy and policy decisions in the applied public safety environment....

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Optimizing Your Segmenting Strategies

    In this webcast, Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions welcome Brent Lever, a SAS Solution Architect, to delve into the topic of contact optimization and the specific steps needed to improve your organization's marketing campaigns and customer segmenting...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    The Data Asset: How Smart Companies Govern Their Data For Business Success

    Organizations set their business strategies and direction based on information that is available to executives. Certain critical assets are considered in business planning, but often data is overlooked by executives, boards of directors, or strategic planners. It is difficult for the IT and business groups to get sponsorship, funding, and...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Spatial Intelligence: Using Location To Enhance Business Intelligence And Analytics

    This webcast provides technical, managerial, and executive attendees with an understanding of how spatial intelligence can inject new insight and understanding into operational and strategic decision making. It describes how spatial intelligence tools and techniques fit into business information and analytical systems.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Achieving A Complete Customer View

    This webcast explores how your organization can achieve a complete customer view. If it sounds like an overwhelming task, you're in the right place. Uncovering hidden traits about your customers and calculating their profitability can be a difficult process for many organizations. But it needn't be overwhelming.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Business Analytics: Concours Research Study Highlights

    Successful business analytics requires the right focus, the right people, the right technology, the right culture, and executive commitment. From this webcast, you will learn: What it takes to achieve success with business analytics; what some of the best practices are for infusing analytics into business processes; some key elements...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Improving Customer Relationships By Design

    It's a truism that "Customers buy a relationship, not a just a product, from you." Companies need to proactively implement and retain customer relationships if they want to continue selling their products long term. The real goal is to understand and improve the areas of your business that drive customer...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    CPG Marketing: Building Customer Relationships

    In a business where share points are worth billions and actual sales lift is scratched out from a growing number of consumers that have weakening brand loyalty, relationship marketing is an undervalued and underplayed strategy. In this seminar, you'll see why traditional advertising and promotions aren't working and why building...

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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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  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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

    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 // Mar 2009

    Improve Forecasts, Reduce Lead Time, Eliminate The Bull-Whip Effect, And Increase Profit Margins

    This webcast shows how and why POS (Point-of-Sales) data provides more accurate forecasts, more market intelligence, and enables you to take full advantage of the market when it is hot, and minimize the risk when it is not. In this declining economy, it is more important than ever to improve...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Alternative Approaches For Forecasting New, Low Volume, Or Highly Seasonal Items

    Product portfolios will always evolve to meet the demands of customers, but in difficult economic times the decision to add or eliminate products has even more risk. This webcast describes alternative approaches to three particularly troublesome forecasting situations: new products, low volume products, and highly season products. For new products...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Learning And Improving

    This webcast focuses on enhancing the customer experience. Past webcasts in this series talked about collecting, and cleaning, and storing, and segmenting, and analyzing customer data. All well and good, but at some point we need to think about doing something with the data. We need to act on it...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Extending Sustainable Practices Into The Supply Chain

    Today's environmentally savvy media and informed consumer are holding companies responsible for the decisions they make about their own operations, as well as whom they buy from and where the source materials were derived. This is a game-changing paradigm for many organizations and, in this economy, the buyer has the...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Driving Decisions With Predictive Analytics: The Top Business Applications

    The value proposition is straight-forward and proven: Predictive analytics produces business insight that delivers. The customer predictions generated by predictive analytics deliver more relevant content to each customer, improving response rates, click rates, buying behavior, retention and overall profit. Harnessing value with predictive analytics depends on some careful choices: What...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Making Sure Your Investment Pans Out

    This webcast is especially relevant given the state of our economy and tightening marketing (and customer) budgets. It's more important than ever to know exactly what impact your marketing efforts are having on your organization as a whole. IN this webcast Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Management - One More Unpredictable Forecasting Variable

    Forecasts are often focused on predicting consumer behavior, but many leaders fail to understand how their management style can influence sales teams and send mixed messages during difficult economic times. IN this webcast William Perry blends quantitative skills and behavioral knowledge together in a discussion about how management actions can...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Fighting Fraud With Social Network Analysis

    IN this webcast Former FBI and Bank of America Executive Chris Swecker and Stu Bradley, a fraud strategist for SAS, talk about how leading financial services institutions are turning to Social Network Analysis (SNA) to leverage their data to better understand and prevent fraud. Staying one step ahead of fraudsters...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Measuring And Reporting What Matters Most

    In this webcast Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions explore how to establish key customer-oriented metrics and incorporate accountablity into your marketing organizations and lines of business. This is all about tearing down organizational and informational silos, and...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    The New Healthcare Agenda: How It Impacts You

    In this webcast join John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Chief Information Officer of the Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as he looks at the new healthcare agenda. He will detail the major changes, discuss the implications of the new stimulus spending in healthcare and talk about...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Knowing Your Customers' Next Step

    In this webcast, Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions, along with Tonya Balan, SAS' Analytics Product Manager, explore how you can use predictive analytics to know your customers' next step. The attendees will learn how an organization can...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Innovating In Times Of Trouble And Plenty

    This Webcast will cover the top ten list of how the global economy shapes business decisions. In the boardroom, we grew up in a predictive strategy mode. We're now in an emerging strategy mode. More frequent decisions and more marketplace discussions are necessary. Innovation is the key to remaining relevant...

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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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