SAS Decision Manager Product Review and More on Decision Management

Here is a useful set of Decision Management Assets on Modernizing Operational Decisions from SAS Software with Decision Management Solutions’ CEO James Taylor. The set includes two decision management videos – one aimed at business users and one at IT professionals: For … Continue reading

First Look: SAS In-Memory Analytics Update

SAS is upgrading its in-memory analytics products with SAS® Visual Statistics (forthcoming) and SAS® In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop. SAS In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop is available now and SAS Visual Statistics is going to be shipping in July of 2014.

SAS Visual Statistics is based on the SAS® LASR™ Analytic Server for in-memory processing and is aimed at both data exploration/discovery and predictive modeling. It will include SAS® Visual Analytics and likewise offers an interactive, drag and drop 100% web-based interface.  It will run in single machine mode in distributed environments (Teradata, Greenplum and Hadoop, both Cloudera and Hortonworks) for scale.

Besides the SAS Visual Analytics capabilities, key techniques supported in the first release of SAS Visual Statistics include:

Bay Area SAS User Group: Improve analytic results with Decision Modeling

I am speaking at the Bay Area SAS User Group October 15 at 3pm on Improving Analytic Results with Decision Modeling Established analytic approaches like CRISP-DM stress the importance of understanding the project objectives and requirements from a business perspective, but … Continue reading