At CEO's direction, SAS software quickly boosts typhoon relief
Cary, N.C. — Data analytics as a tool to help save lives in an emergency? Yes. Thanks to the compassion of billionaire Jim Goodnight, rescue organizations in the Philippines were able to make rapid use of analytics to crunch big volumes of data - such as tweets from a disaster zone - to deliver actionable results. I.e., helping to save lives. Analytics is not thought to be a quick process. In the case of super Typhoon Haiyan, that belief turned out to be wrong....
WRAL TechWire Publisher and Editor Rick Smith dishes out tidbits from the local technology sector. Read more articles…
Please Log In to add a comment.
Latest for Insiders
- Rose's advice to next CED leader: Listen, keep open mind ...
- UNC growing North Carolina Business News Wire effort
- New exec survey finds 'strong surge' in business optimism
- Bull City Venture Partners, Cisco team up for startup pitch event
- Duke survey: Finance exec optimism surges after Trump victory
- Joan Siefert Rose's job: She joins RTP consulting firm in January
- Exclusive: Bob Geolas talks new job, challenges, leaving RTP
- Former RTP Foundation CEO Bob Geolas joins consulting firm
- Exclusive: Joan Siefert Rose talks past, future as she leaves CED
- Triangle's tech links to President-elect Trump: Blackstone, IBM