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Is SAS Visual Analytics the Missing Piece of SAS BI/EBI?

2013-09-11 – 8:17 AM
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Earlier in the year I wrote a “Are you a SAS BI Geek seeking Visual Analytics Answers?” post about some of the questions I had about SAS Visual Analytics.  I have done a lot of research this summer about data visualization, approachable analytics, in-memory processing, mobile BI, big data and plenty of other buzz words.  Plus, I’ve learned how to use the tool!
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SAS Visual Analytics: Get Your Mobile BI Design Going

2013-07-31 – 5:55 PM
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During the middle of the year, I like to re-read the analysts predictions to figure out who know what they are talking about and who was just talking. For the Business Intelligence sector several folks [and vendors] were saying that Mobile BI was going to start driving the market this year. [Read more in my Mobile BI Is Arriving Soon… It Could Happen! post.]
What many noted …

SAS Visual Analytics: Maps and Data! Come on Down!

2013-07-01 – 6:40 AM
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When I was younger I would watch the Price is Right with my grandma – we loved to hear the announcer say, “Come on DOWN!”  There was so much excitement and enthusiasm as the selected contestant ran screaming down the aisle!  It’s exactly how I felt when I saw how awesome the maps were in the SAS Visual Analytics (VA) tool.  [Check this post for a basic VA …

Are You a SAS BI Geek Seeking Visual Analytics Answers?

2013-04-15 – 10:57 AM
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SAS Global Forum 2013 is fast approaching so I realized I better plan my schedule. While I enjoy the social events the most, the other obvious thrust of the conference is to learn more about the new SAS products.  At last year’s conference they were introducing the Visual Analytics, so the conference was not overall dominated by the product.  However,this year I expect there to …

Business Intelligence: Good Things to Share!

2012-06-22 – 7:55 AM
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I have been very busy in the past month writing guest post for some of the different blogs that I follow and find interesting.  I’ve also been reading some books that I wanted to share with you!
Blogging! Blogging! and More Blogging!
Here’s some of the guest posts that I have contributed around the web.

Password Encoding with SAS Paul Homes writes the most incredible blog (Platform Administrator) …