Updated Mar. 25, 2014 at 1:19 p.m.

Premium Lock March Madness 2014 defies even predictive modeling at SAS

Published: 2014-03-25 13:15:00
Updated: 2014-03-25 13:19:16

Statistical guru Jared Dean, left, and son at 2013 game Statistical guru Jared Dean, left, and son at 2013 game. (SAS photo) Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

Who better to forecast the NCAA men's basketball tournament other than the software gurus at SAS and their partners? But even the men and women using analytics software and high-performance computing power to predict what shoppers will buy next and what products will be hot at Christmas can't forecast March Madness. So confesses Jared Dean, confessed basketball junkie, who heads Research and Development at SAS....

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