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The big data advantage

Carl Farrell, Executive Vice President, SAS Americas

Canadian businesses are at a crossroads. Carl Farrell, Executive Vice President, SAS Americas, tells why in this article.

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Big data drives performance – if you can exploit the information overload

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Even seasoned data professionals can find the world of big data overwhelming. A company might be collecting market research interviews, a stream of information from social networks, supply chain data and sales figures from multiple sites.

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What is big data without big analytics?


The most exciting thing in the industry right now isn’t “big data,” claims SAS’ Keith Collins—it’s “big analytics.” In this article, Collins explains the necessity of high-performance analytics for companies looking to make the most of their data.

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Big data: Reality or hype


Have we reached a point in the “big data” hype cycle where the term is overused and undefined? Is there legitimate opportunity with today’s new data sources? Are your analysts and technology platforms equipped to make the most of the opportunity?

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IT considerations, big and small

IT considerations, big and small

Just because your business is small doesn’t mean your data problems are—and your analytics solution shouldn’t have to be, either. No matter what size your business is, consider these points when handling your data.

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Now you can be your own Jedi master of data

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Recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services research shows that analytics is not only changing organizations, but also individual’s professional careers. Check out the details in this excerpt.

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Three ways high-performance analytics adds value

High-performance Analytics

Wondering what to do with your big data? Applying high-performance analytics is an innovative option. Find out more about the value high-performance analytics can bring to your organization.

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I have confidence

I Have Confidence

Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO of the X Prize Foundation, is confident about the future of civilization, the abundance of technology and innovation, and opportunities that this information-centric world brings. Watch this video to find out why.


Taming the data tidal wave

Phillip Carter

It is becoming increasingly possible to get a fresh perspective on the business when there is deluge of information and data sources. IDC’s Phillip Carter spoke with SAS’ Jim Davis about the pressures facing today’s corporate boardroom to become more competitive.

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Big data makes everything more complex

Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, speaking at The Premier Business Leadership Series in Amsterdam.

“Complexity isn’t scalable, but the management of complexity is,” said Dr. Ralf Schneider, CIO of Allianz Group when talking about ways to approach big data. Read more key takeaways from The Premier Business Leadership Series in Amsterdam.

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