Canadian firms care more about AI ethics than U.S.: SAS survey

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on everyone's lips these days, but is it being used ethically? Analytics firm SAS Institute partnered with Intel, Accenture Applied Intelligence, and Forbes Insights, the strategic research and thought

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

How an analytics startup is changing sports

DENVER - Analytics and big data are changing every industry, and you can bet sports aren't the exception. Enter SciSports, a Dutch-based sports analytics startup that is quite literally changing the game of

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Alex Radu

SAS announces fraud and security intelligence division

DENVER - SAS Institute is no stranger to fraud, and after many years of experience in the space, the company is creating a dedicated fraud division called the fraud and security intelligence division.

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Radu

Everything SAS announced at Global Forum 2018

DENVER - SAS Institute's Global Forum 2018 is coming to a close, and between a new fraud division, artificial intelligence and machine learning updates, and a focus on the Internet of Things, we're putting

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Radu

SAS CEO Jim Goodnight on the importance of education, STEM, and ending the skills gap

TORONTO - SAS CEO Jim Goodnight is no stranger to education initiatives, and during a recent trip earlier in the year to Toronto, ITWC got a chance to sit down with him to

Published on: March 29th, 2018 Alex Radu

Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SAS brings analytics to locomotives on industrial IoT edge devices

Washington D.C. – With the help of SAS Institute Inc., GE Transportation is bringing analytics via the Internet of Things (IoT) to its locomotives in North America. Bringing IoT, or in the case

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Deep learning and AI can create different ethical issues

Washington D.C. - In its most basic form, artificial intelligence is an algorithm that is trained to learn via the data that is fed to it. But what happens when that data is full

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

The Mt. Everest of sailing, Orlando Magic – 3rd Stringers Ep. 3

Welcome to 3rd Stringers - our Tech in Sports audio and video podcast! Each episode Paolo Del Nibletto, Mandy Kovacs, and Alex Radu will sit down and talk about the biggest news in

Published on: April 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian businesses falter on analytics strategy: EY

When it comes to the adoption of data analytics by Canadian businesses has to play in business strategy, consider these two data points: 97 per cent said they had "some sort of strategy

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Orlando Magic banks on data analytics on and off the court

ORLANDO – Don’t mistake the Orlando Magic’s woes on the court with the successes the organization has had behind the scenes. Take a look at the Magic’s franchise. Bottom of the standings for

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian Olympians to get a big data edge from SAS Canada

TORONTO – Canadian Olympic hero Mark Tewksbury, who won a historic Gold medal for Canada in the 100-metre backstroke at the 1992 Barcelona games, told Tech In Sports he more than likely missed

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

First look at SAS Viya’s new cloud analytics applications

Cary, N.C.-based analytics software firm SAS Institute announced on Monday that its Viya cloud platform is ready to ship and showcased two solutions that will launch with it later this month. The first

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canadians expected to spend less this holiday season: survey

‘Tis the season to spend — or that’s the accepted philosophy for retailers during the crucial holiday spending season. However, a new study predicts that shoppers aren’t as willing to part with as

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock