CIHI using analytics to improve Canadian healthcare system

Canada boasts a free healthcare system; something that many countries in the world cannot say. However, it is not a system without its own flaws or shortcomings. The Canadian Institute for Health Information

Published on: May 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Education through gamification the goal of new analytics game from SAS and HEC Montreal

DALLAS - Gamification is a means of driving engagement. Whether it be in the workplace or in education,  it can be used as a tool of motivation. This is exactly what SAS Institute

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAS Global Forum: Jim Goodnight emphasizes importance of harnessing data to change the world

DALLAS - In a world teeming with data, being able to harness that data will be essential to making monumental advancements across myriad fields. This is the idea that Jim Goodnight, founder and

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Big Data Challenge inspires high school students, helps bridge Canadian STEM and analytics skills gap

In a packed conference room at SAS Canada’s Toronto headquarters, a group of four high school students addresses an attentive crowd that includes a judging panel of some of the country’s best data

Published on: February 23rd, 2019 Derek Malcolm

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