SAS Viya architecture appeals to new and existing analytics users: Goodnight

Data be nimble, Data be slick, If data dumps can access the cloud real quick. It's a terrible nursery rhyme, but one that Jim Goodnight, the co-founder and CEO of SAS Institute might

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

New accounting standards means big data problem for Canadian banks

New regulations meant to prevent the type of toxic loans seen in the aggregated mortgage products that triggered the 2008 recession will require Canadian banks to get a masterful grip on their data,

Published on: June 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

SAS Customer Intelligence 360 release promises to take marketers beyond prediction

LAS VEGAS - Marketers struggling to pool together data from across myriad channels, both digital and traditional, now have one more solution available to them as the SAS Institute added a new product

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Quebec PhD students win international analytics competition

LAS VEGAS - A team of students from Universite Laval won an international student competition with a very wordy analysis at the SAS Global Forum. Analytics software powerhouse SAS challenged post-secondary students to

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Beefing up your analytics bench strength

Access to useful data is cheaper than ever before, but many companies are finding it difficult to generate business value from the increasing information flow. The number of organizations that report obtaining competitive

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry would be 25th most valuable private firm

Reuters reports this morning that BlackBerry is considering following Dell Inc.'s lead in pulling out of public markets and taking its technology company private, in a story based on anonymous sources. Part of

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canada Post saves millions, improves worker safety with analytics

Explosive cost savings, fewer workplace accidents, and smarter campaign management are just some benefits use of analytics software brought to Canada Post Corp. The corporation used SAS Business Analytics from Cary, NC-based SAS

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Lynn Greiner

Blackjack pro shows business leaders how to make smarter decisions

When Jeffrey Ma was asked by the Portland Trail Blazers to help the team make more data-driven decisions, he knew there would be ups and downs along the way.The professional Blackjack player –

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian Credit Union does smarter marketing with new analytics tool

Having more customers use your product or service is always great, especially in these tough economic times. But wonderful as it is, a swelling client base can also be a challenge when trying

Published on: January 22nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Air Miles flies high with BI

LAS VEGAS – For some Canadian companies the road to business intelligence adoption is often hampered by a bad case of putting the marketing plan cart before the data horse."The marketing plan should

Published on: October 5th, 2007 Nestor Arellano