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The California Independent System Operator is a nonprofit corporation charged with operating most of California's high-voltage wholesale power grid. Within the organization, the Department of Market Monitoring keeps a close watch on market performance to identify potential anti-competitive market behavior or market inefficiencies. In this paper, Jeff McDonald, Manager of Market Analysis and Mitigation, describes how his group customized its SAS® Business Intelligence solution to mirror the department's unique way of working and provide a self-service analysis and reporting environment, with only minimal reliance on IT.
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 75,000 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®.