#SASanalytics: Twitter chat recap on high performance analytics – Sponsored by SAS Canada

Big data, high performance analytics, data visualizations - do these sound like they have any impact on your organization? We just concluded a great Twitter chat sponsored by SAS Canada, speaking to solutions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

SAS eyes SMB market with cloud-based analytics offerings

SAN FRANCISCO – The typical case study that Cary, N.C.-based analytics software company SAS Institute trots out is a major bank using its analytics and big data solutions to identify and reduce credit

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SAS pitches visual analytics to mid-market

Software vendor SAS is targeting the mid-market with its new Visual Analytics solutions. The visual data exploration software combines business intelligence with analytics and graphical display options. It can be used to create

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Big data train leaving the station without Canadian businesses

A study by research firm IDC Canada warns Canadian businesses are at risk of falling behind their international competitors when it comes to big data. Coincidentally, SAS Institute, which sponsored the study, has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Keep it personal: five keys to successful marketing

By Lori Bieda, Executive Lead, Customer Intelligence, SAS Americas There was a time when customer intelligence would have seemed like an unattainable concept. In the era of  bricks and mortar, traditional retail was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2012 SAS

New site brings business intelligence tools to Canadian SMBs

SAS is teaming up with Info-Tech Research Group on a new business intelligence portal for Canada's small and medium sized businesses.The Canada's Smartest IT site features over 200 pieces of originalInfo-Tech research and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Social networking potential remains untapped inside businesses

Although companies have been urged to adopt "Web 2.0" and social technologies for years now, the truth is that relatively few have done so internally in any serious way -- and use inside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2011 Robert Scheier

Mid-sized firms more likely to consider social media ‘waste of time’

Canada's mid-sized organizations are more likely than larger businesses to think that social media has no impact on their business and is a “waste of time”, a new survey shows. Analytics software vendor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Information overload overwhelms nearly half of Canadian execs

Daily corporate correspondence, e-mail, voicemail, SMS messages, online video, business stats and graphs -- the typical Canadian executive is deluged by a sea of information, according to recent survey.Quite often this avalanche of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Health care taps analytics to support aging population

Call it the great northern seniors migration. Those aren't the words of Chris Sambol, but they epitomize a trend he describes: the composition of Sault Sainte Marie, Ont.'s population is quickly changing as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Vancouver credit union adds some smarts to direct marketing campaigns

Jerome Lengkeek feels the pressure growing. Like many companies these days, Coast Capital Savings is looking to get the most out of its budget in the least amount of time, and with as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Online florist uses analytics to cultivate customer relationships, grow profits

Why should a prominent florist establishment be so interested in business analytics?Ask the folk at 1-800-Flowers.com Inc. and they would give you many good reasons.Better customer relations, lower costs and increased profits –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod and Vawn Himmelsbach

Search and you often don’t find…and here’s the reason why

Some call it "findability" – the art or science of making content in an organization "findable." And many big businesses haven't figured how to do that yet. Their employees often can't locate the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2008 Brian Jackson