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Posts tagged “SAS”

October 22, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile app use prompts SAS move into cybersecurity

SAS slogan SAS plans to add cybersecurity to its portfolio of software offerings. Read more about how analytics will be used in this effort.

Updated October 21, 2013

Premium Lock Despite losing vision, SAS engineer keeps working to help others learn

Ed Summers has been fascinated by computers and programming since his college days at UNC. A degenerative retinal disease slowly deprived him of virtually all his vision but as a software engineer at SAS he continues to write programming and work with others who have disabilities in order to help them capitalize on the advantages of computers. With him 24 hours a day is his seeing eye dog Willie, who even has his own blog at SAS. Today in Raleigh, Summers and others will be encouraging students with disabilities to pursue STEM careers.

Ed Summers and Willie are inseparable Ed Summers and Willie are inseparable

October 18, 2013

Premium Lock SAS strikes deal tackling 'impossible to answer' questions about big data

In establishing a partnership involving software known as Hadoop developed by Hortonworks, SAS says it is enabling customers to gather and analyze data from more sources than ever in a faster and affordable fashion. The deal blends SAS expertise in analytics with Hadoop, which is best known as powerful software for handling data center operations. The two firms are targeting an exploding market for analytics and Hadoop service.

Sample of a data-packed SAS Hadoop report Sample of a data-packed SAS Hadoop report

October 10, 2013

Premium Lock Australian government employment agency to utilize SAS

SAS SAS is going to be doing some more business down under, having landed a contract with another agency of Australia's government.

Tags: SAS
Updated September 27, 2013

Premium Lock Analyze this: Town of Cary uses analytics to save money

At a Local Government Symposium put on by Cary-based SAS, the Town of Cary was cited as a case study for how governments can use analytical software tools to save taxpayers money. WRALTechWire talks with Bill Stice, Town of Cary technology director, about how using SAS has paid off. The Town is a paying customer, by the way.

Town of Cary uses analytics from SAS Town of Cary uses analytics from SAS

Updated September 16, 2013

Premium Lock Goodnight drops 11 spots on Forbes' richest Americans list

A recent downturn in the fortune of Jim Goodnight, who owns a majority interest in Cary-based SAS, sends him down 11 spots to 58th on the latest Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans.

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July 24, 2013

Premium Lock N.C. bio-threat warning system lands $3M in federal funding

Bioterror Rep. David Price announces $3 million Department of Homeland Security grant for innovative bio-threat early warning system.

Updated July 1, 2013

Premium Lock SAS: Consumers rely on customer reviews in picking hotels

Findings in a new study could shed light on consumer behavior in other businesses, such as restaurants or retail, but only hotels were studied for this report. In it, user reviews hold more weight than price for consumers selecting hotels. Read how SAS plans to use these findings.

SAS analyzes social media SAS analyzes social media

June 28, 2013

Premium Lock SAS, big pharma partner to put clinical trial data in the cloud

With the goal of greater transparency, pharmas are now working with analytics company SAS to put make make clinical trial data more accessible. Read why this matters.

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June 28, 2013

Premium Lock SAS, Quintiles slip on Europe 'Best Companies' list

Great Place To Work logo Several high-tech and life science firms based in North Carolina or who have a large presence here crack the "Best Multinationals" to work for list in Europe. But several of them also drop somewhat from the 2012 list.

Updated June 18, 2013

Premium Lock SAS, Quintiles rank among best places to work in IT

Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT SAS Institute and Quintiles (NYSE:Q), widely recognized as two major contributors to the Research Triangle's economy, are now being recognized as two of the top places to work in IT.

Updated June 17, 2013

Premium Lock SAS makes splash into smart grid software market

While SAS' energy management software comes years later than other smart grid software makers, SAS could be entering the market at just the right time. Read more on why.

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Updated June 3, 2013

Premium Lock 'e-patient Dave' dishes on big data's looming health care impact

Dave deBronkart Dave deBronkart, the blogger, speaker and advocate better known as "e-patient Dave," talks to WRAL Tech Wire about how big data's is changing how patients and doctors interact.

May 22, 2013

Premium Lock Australian health institute embraces SAS Visual Analytics

SAS The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has implemented SAS Visual Analytics with the goal of making more informed decisions about health, welfare and community services.

Updated May 16, 2013

Premium Lock SAS pounces on 'big data' opportunities in health analytics

New SAS software cuts "big data" analysis from days, even hours, down to seconds. Learn why SAS sees big opportunity in the health care space.

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Updated April 17, 2013

Premium Lock National 'Big Data' consortium launches at UNC; IBM, SAS, Cisco are members

National Consortium for Data Science A national Big Data consortium is launching from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Renaissance Computing Institute with the goal of identifying problems with and finding solutions for working with large amounts of data.

Updated April 15, 2013

Premium Lock Kentucky signs on with SAS to combat health benefits fraud

The state of Kentucky will utilize SAS Analytics to fight fraud in its Health Benefits Exchange. In another deal, SAS provides a Norway insurer with risk management services.

How SAS links information to track fraud. How SAS links information to track fraud.

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Updated April 10, 2013

Premium Lock Seeing a big opportunity, SAS hits the road to talk 'Big Data'

The tour follows up on the result of a recent survey in which SAS identified a big business opportunity. Many executives have no idea what "Big Data" really is - and what it can mean to their companies.

Big data remains a mountain of an opportunity Big data remains a mountain of an opportunity

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