Super Crunchers author headlines JMP analytics conference
Discovery Summit highlights innovative uses of JMP® statistical discovery software
CARY, NC (Sep. 10, 2012) – Ian Ayres, author of The New York Times best-seller Super Crunchers, will deliver a keynote speech the first day of Discovery Summit 2012. The annual analytics conference, hosted by the JMP business unit of SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, convenes Sept. 10-13 at SAS world headquarters in Cary, NC.
A lawyer, economist and Yale Law School professor, Ayres will discuss the importance of data-driven decision making as explained in Super Crunchers. He will also cover his discoveries about the power of incentives to influence behavior, the topic of his 2010 book, Carrots and Sticks.
SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President John Sall will give a keynote talk about big data, big statistics and big graphics, also on the first day of the conference.
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JMP, a business unit of SAS, was established in 1989 to create interactive software for desktop discovery analytics. John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, heads the JMP business unit.
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