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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Betting on the Dice

    Established in 1980 as Resorts World Berhad, now known as Genting Malaysia Berhad (GMB), is one of the largest listed companies in Malaysia with a market capitalization of about MYR 21.9 billion. GMB wanted to obtain timely, relevant and consolidated information to gain new customer insights in order to create...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Suncorp-Metway: Actuarial Advances

    Suncorp-Metway is one of Australia's 25 largest companies and boasts a share market value of around $AU5.8 billion. Suncorp-Metway wanted to operate as one entity by bringing together disparate data systems after acquiring a competitor and adding millions of new policies. To master these challenges Suncorp-Metway chose SAS Institute. SAS...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    SAS Analytics, Data Management Accelerate Clinical Trials at Clinigene

    Clinigene International Limited is a full-service clinical research organization that partners with global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in their clinical development programs. Clinigene wanted to integrate data sources into a central repository for quick analysis of real-time data and online validation of patient eligibility. To master these challenges Clinigene chose...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using SAS to Report Data in XML Format

    XML (Extensible Markup Language) has become increasingly important as a required format for data reporting because of its textual nature and Unicode support. However, converting data into XML format is quite challenging for many data analysts. The author is familiar with data in rectangular row and column format created via...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    A Practical Approach to Securing a SAS 9.2 Intelligence Platform Deployment

    The SAS 9.2 Intelligence Platform is a multi-tiered environment consisting of components residing on client desktops, middle-tier Web servers, computing servers, and (most importantly) secured data assets. This multi-tiered design offers tremendous flexibility and configurability but requires careful planning and deployment to provide a secure working environment. This paper is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Data Extraction From ONCORE Using SAS

    This paper will present a method to extract data from the Oracle based ONCORE database system using SAS. The paper will examine in detail the necessary SAS code to execute such a procedure. Pros and Cons will be discussed. This paper is of interest to any data analysts (SAS programmers,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using Data Set Labels and Format Descriptions to Simplify Application Debugging

    Hansel and Gretel left breadcrumbs as they wandered through the forest to leave themselves a trail back home. This paper will show simple ways to leave pointers for one's self in SAS data sets and SAS formats that will help one "Get back home" when one is trying to trace...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Analyzing Interval-Censored Survival Data With SAS Software

    Survival data analysis is traditionally focused on analyzing lifetimes by using time that is measured to an event of interest, or the latest time available if the event did not occur during the observation period. Data measured in this way are called right-censored data. Many methods (nonparametric, semiparametric, and fully...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using Proc Contents Output to Perform Quality Control Checks on SDTM Datasets

    This paper focuses on using SAS Proc Contents output as a tool for performing Quality Control (QC) checks on SDTM datasets. Although the code applies to SDTM data, it could easily be used for other applications as well. The SAS code presented in this paper will be using the Variable...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Ad Hoc and Statistical Model Visualization Using JMP, SAS and Excel

    Generally speaking, models are abstractions of real-life systems used to facilitate understanding and to aid in decision making. However, models mean different things in different disciplines. Engineers, financial analysts and statisticians all employ modeling, as a core tool, but each discipline would define models differently. Even with the differences in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Look Before You Leap - A Technique to Simulate a Look-Ahead Function

    In base SAS programming there is a very useful function called LAG which allows a SAS program to reference previous values of a SAS program variable. Wouldn't it be wonderful if a similar function were available to look ahead at the value of a dataset field in the next observation....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using SAS BI to Deliver Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) at Maine Medical Center

    Maine Medical Center (MMC) is leveraging the power of the SAS Business Intelligence (BI) platform in delivering customized physician evaluation reports 24/7 via MMC's intranet and the internet. The reports are used by the medical staff office, department chiefs and individual physicians to meet The Joint Commission regulatory requirement for...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Art of Managing the SAS 9.2 Middle Tier

    SAS 9.2 supports three Web application servers: Red Hat JBoss, Oracle WebLogic, and IBM WebSphere. Every application server deployment and configuration can vary, but the life cycle of the SAS 9.2 middle tier application in the Web application server environment is the same. The intent of this paper is to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Efficient Statistical Programming?: Reducing SAS Run Time With WHERE Setup

    When statisticians handle time-consuming statistical analysis runs, setting up SAS code for efficient processing is critical for the overall project success. In preparing a SAS program, it is obviously important to ensure that the selection and setup for the statistical PROCs are correct. When the overall run-time efficiency is concerned,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Data in Your Inbox?: Use It!

    Using the SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC, one can pull valuable information from the Microsoft Outlook Inbox. A wealth of information can be mined from the e-mail, so why not use it? Based on e-mail, one can answer questions such as: What projects are generating traffic for a person? Are certain...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Customizing ODS Statistical Graphs Step-by-Step

    Different from the traditional SAS/GRAPH in SAS 9.2, ODS statistical graphics from procedures provide an easy and quick way to explore and visualize data. However, if one wants to generate high-quality plots for reports and publications, Graph Template Language (GTL) is a powerful tool to customize and build standalone ODS...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SAS State of Mind: A Guide to Learning SAS for the Stata User

    This paper is meant to assist those already familiar with Stata with a goal of learning SAS. Due to the wealth of macros already available and support for SAS there are many advantages to learning SAS over other analysis tools. Because SAS and Stata are very similar, if one is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Systems Management of the SAS 9.2 Enterprise Business Intelligence Environment

    The evolution of the SAS 9.2 architecture provides a powerful, distributed, and flexible environment for real-time, responsive analytic and reporting capabilities. This paper describes how Information Technology (IT) and SAS administrators can use vendor and open source enterprise systems management products to ascertain the state or status of the SAS...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Improving Credit Risk Scorecards With Memory-Based Reasoning to Reject Inference With SAS Enterprise Miner

    Many business elements are used to develop credit scorecards. Reject inference, related to the issue of sample bias, is one of the key processes required to build relevant application scorecards and is vital in creating successful scorecards. Reject inference is used to assign a target class (that is, a good...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Understanding SAS/ACCESS Software's Role With Querying and Reporting in a Business Intelligence Environment

    Sometimes, SAS software users encounter errors when they use Business Intelligence (BI) clients to query database tables. For example, a user who queries an Oracle table using SAS Enterprise Guide or the SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office might receive an error that indicates that the data file cannot be opened...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using PROC SQL to Summarize and Transpose Data

    Does one need to create a SAS data set using SUMMARY and TRANSPOSE procedures? Does one want to replace the SUMMARY and TRANSPOSE procedures with a SQL script which is easy to maintain and extend? If the answer is yes, then the PROC SQL tips provided in this paper would...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Modeling Systems and Resources With SAS Simulation Studio: An Introduction

    Discrete event simulation is used to model and investigate systems with complicated mathematical and logical relationships that make analytical solutions impossible - often featuring significant random elements and events. Simulation, one of the most widely used methods in operations research, captures these random elements to enable one to study system...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SAS System Viewer Is Replaced by the SAS Universal Viewer

    The SAS Viewer has been a useful, free, but increasingly limited tool. It is free. It has bugs and limitations. Starting with SAS9, this tool often will be unable to access the default data tables. The Universal Viewer is a fresh take on a tool to fit this niche. Everyone...

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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 // May 2010

    Viseca Card Services Reduces Fraud Loss With SAS

    Viseca Card Services is a Switzerland's largest credit card company, with 1 million cards. Viseca Card Services wanted to prevent losses by detecting and preventing fraud on Viseca Card Services 1 million credit cards and more than 100,000 daily transactions. To master these challenges Viseca Card Services chose SAS Institute....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Scotiabank International Gains Data Integration, Analytical Flexibility and Scalability With SAS

    Scotiabank is part of a complex network with many data feeds from many sources and geographies. Mergers and acquisitions by Scotiabank's International Division created many data management issues. The bank required a flexible and scalable solution that could handle the data management and delivery requirements for its operations in Caribbean,...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 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 // 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 // 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 // Jan 2009

    The Karolinska Institute Improves Patient Health With SAS Analytics

    The Karolinska Institute in Sweden is a healthcare company. A Huge increases in the cost of rheumatoid arthritis medicine, coupled with hard-to-find scientific documentation on its efficacy and a lack of general information on the web, make it hard for patients to know what impact it could have on their...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Placing Bets on SAS, McKesson Wins Big

    McKesson - a healthcare company that distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies and sells healthcare information technologies. McKesson wanted to improve productivity and creativity on McKesson's Analytic Services team by having easy access to a single, central data repository. To master these challenges McKesson chose SAS Institute. McKesson deployed SAS Solutions...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    AFA Insurance Prevents Loss With SAS Text Miner

    AFA Insurance's main task is to administer insurance and other services settled in collective and various other agreements between the labor market parties. AFA Insurance insures against work injury, illness, death and redundancy. With SAS Text Miner and SAS Enterprise Miner, AFA Insurance increases the quality of its decision data...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    CareSource Holds Down Costs, Helps Patients With SAS

    CareSource is a major not-for-profit, Medicaid-managed healthcare plan. CareSource wanted to reduce costs and improve care by quickly identifying customers in need of case management and helping physicians provide preventive care. To master these challenges CareSource chose SAS Institute. CareSource deployed SAS Analytics let CareSource gather, analyze and report data...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Deploys SAS to Lay Data Foundation for Advanced Analytics

    The largest nonprofit health plan in upstate New York, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is awash in data on its 1.7 million members across four upstate regions. But the health plan's actuarial team spent the bulk of its time organizing the data. By deploying SAS Data Integration technology, the team is now...

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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 // Jun 2010

    Horizon BCBSNJ Saves Money, Improves Analytics Capability With SAS

    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is one of the oldest members of the Blue Cross Blue Shield family and the only Blue Cross affiliate serving New Jersey. Horizon BCBSNJ's 3.6 million members are demanding more sophisticated information in order to manage expenses. To meet those needs, the...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Farmers Insurance Analyzes Customer Lifetime Value With SAS

    Farmers Insurance Group, the third-largest US personal lines insurer Farmers Insurance Group, the third-largest US personal lines insurer. Farmers Insurance Group wanted to analyze and model customer lifetime loyalty and profitability, determine distribution and marketing strategies and identify customer experience investments. To master these challenges Farmers Insurance Group chose SAS...

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