Games may be part of SAS applications in the future, says CEO

The SAS Institute is known for business intelligence software used by the biggest corporations around the world. It isn’t known for making bad investments. But CEO Jim Goodnight, in Toronto this week for

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Using visualization to bring data analytics to the masses

ORLANDO – With visual analytics and dashboarding, companies such as SAS Institute are working to make data analytics more accessible to both executives and front line workers that lack the programming and technical

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Six tips on winning with data from the UK grocer that pioneered the loyalty card

ORLANDO -- How far ahead of the data curve was UK-based grocer and retailer Tesco PLC? It had to wait until 1995 to implement its idea for a customer loyalty and discount card

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SAS stops charging students, profs for software

Students and professors at universities around the world will have free access to business analytics software and resources from SAS Institute Inc. starting in the fall 2010 semester.SAS OnDemand for Academics, a Web-based

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

SAS and Accenture form predictive analytics group

SAS Institute Inc. and Accenture Plc. are teaming up to form the Accenture SAS Analytics Group, a joint venture that will develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions. The venture is a “first

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

UBC saves $8 million, cuts paper waste by a quarter

The University of British Columbia estimates it will cut its paper waste by 26 per cent and save at least $8 million over the next six years with a new initiative for improved document

Published on: January 7th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Good master data management needs a focus on data

TORONTO – To engineers at oil and gas exploration and development company Nexen Inc., having access to information means being able to think in terms of concrete data and not barrels of gas.

Published on: June 29th, 2009 Kathleen Lau


If you thought the quality of the software you’re buying is something you could take for granted…well think again! According to one expert, there is a long history of products being launched before

Published on: April 27th, 2005 Mari-Len De Guzman