SAS honored for analytics innovation

SAS among KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 

Big data from enterprise, mobile and social platforms is overwhelming those trying to glean answers from the overload. Offering innovative text analytics and high-performance analytics, SAS helps organizations squeeze value from big data – turning details about customers, performance and financials into meaningful information.  For leadership in business analytics, SAS is lauded by KMWorld as a company that matters in knowledge management. 

"SAS' excellence in the analytics arena is indicative of its approach to its entire portfolio of solutions," said Hugh McKellar, Editor-in-Chief, KMWorld. "SAS demonstrates a solid commitment to help customers harvest their collective intelligence for fact-based decisions that solve problems and capture opportunities." 

Surface relevant unstructured data with SAS® Text Analytics

Deriving relevant, reliable information from the growing variety, volume and velocity of data is crucial to succeeding in social media marketplaces. Natural language processing and advanced statistical modeling in SAS Text Analytics go far beyond traditional search to automatically assess relevance and uncover hard-to-spot trends, patterns and sentiments. Using SAS Text Analytics, manufacturers respond to warranty claims and correct safety issues, health agencies predict and mitigate outbreaks to protect citizens, and retailers mine social media to improve products and satisfaction. 

Transform information overload into business value with SAS High-Performance Analytics

Big data affects diverse business levels. High-Performance Analytics from SAS includes SAS In-Database, SAS Grid Computing and SAS In-Memory Analytics  to solve complex business problems. For example, High-Performance Analytics from SAS helps financial services firms assess loan default risk to reduce default rates and charge-offs, and achieve excellence in default management. To ensure customers get maximum return from data and IT investments, SAS backs its technologies with a full range of consulting, training and support services. 

Inclusion in this list of 100 companies is based on the impact and breadth of innovations as well as the value provided to the knowledge management industry as a whole. This news was announced during Predictive Analytics World and Text Analytics World in San Francisco where SAS is presenting March 4-10.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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