Statistics star Nate Silver keynotes at JMP conference
Discovery Summit 2013 launches the latest version of JMP® statistical discovery software
CARY, NC (Aug. 19, 2013) – Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise and founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, will discuss using data to make predictions and decisions at Discovery Summit 2013. The annual analytics conference, hosted by the JMP business unit of SAS, convenes Sept. 9-12 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.
Silver has been the public face of statistical analysis and data-based forecasting since he correctly predicted the 2012 presidential election outcome in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
On day one, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President John Sall will talk about "Working with Data: Making Hard Things Easy" and introduce the latest version of JMP software, JMP 11. Sall's speech will be available for viewing via live webcast.
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A complimentary mobile app will provide conference attendees up-to-the-minute information about the event.
For conference details or to follow Discovery Summit online, go to jmp.com/summit.
SAS created JMP in 1989 to empower scientists and engineers to explore data visually. Since then, JMP has grown from a single product into a family of statistical discovery tools, each one tailored to meet specific needs. John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, heads the JMP business unit.
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 65,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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