SAS® Consulting Services
From initial assessment to ongoing management, SAS® Consulting helps you reap the benefits of our software and solutions fast. Our consultants listen and learn about your organisation before providing the right answers.
SAS Consulting provides expert advice and help at all stages in a project's life cycle. Specific services range from solution discovery workshops, through to cleaning and analysing your data, evaluating your architecture, and implementing the right business solution to address your needs. We provide all the help you need to drive project success.
SAS Consulting has been audited by the BVQI and certified to ISO9001:2000 update/TickIT ISO9001:2000 update. This covers the delivery of production systems as well as the provision of service-based consulting. All of our consultants are also SAS certified professionals.
The SAS® Solution Envisioning Service Brief
The ideal way to start developing a business analytics solution is to have a clear vision of the capabilities and outcomes.
The SAS® Business Intelligence Strategy Service Brief
Business Intelligence (BI) is critical to an organisation's success but getting it right is not easy.
SAS® Systems Management OnDemand
Improve the stability, security and performance of your SAS system with our 'pay as you go' systems management service.
SAS® Grid Computing Assessment
Provides you with all the information you need to build a compelling business case for the deployment of SAS grid computing technologies.
SAS® Architecture Assessment
Provides expert advice to help you to optimise your use of the SAS® Business Analytics Framework by improving the effectiveness of your enterprise architecture.
This will enable you to improve the efficiency of your IT processes, manage your IT costs and provide mission-critical analytical services.
SAS® Discovery Service: Phase Zero
Before embarking upon a business analytics project, our highly focused SAS® Discovery Service: Phase Zero will deliver you an initial project charter, technical architecture document and estimated project plan. These will enable you to begin scoping your proposed project in terms of costs, timescales and objectives.
SAS®9 Migration Service
Provides a framework for managing and completing your migration to SAS®9, and follows a well defined methodology that includes assessment, planning, execution, validation and delivery phases. A methodology that adapts to your needs for today and beyond.
Data Quality Audit
Offers a rigorous approach to exploring and resolving data quality issues across an organisation by providing you with an accurate picture of the state of your data and a roadmap to improvement.
SAS® Solution Discovery Service
Helps you to form a clear vision for your proposed business analytics solution and how to achieve it. This means you can embark confidently on your project with a sound plan that manages costs and risks to deliver the right solution for your organisation.
Marketing Effectiveness Audit
Will assess and make recommendations concerning your whole promotional process. Encompassing awareness, acquisition and retention across all channels; the audit will examine your decision-support process including KPIs, analytics, forecasting and reporting.
SAS® Campaign QuickStart Service
Provides a cost effective route to an implementation of SAS® Marketing Automation; including installation and configuration, starter campaigns, reporting, training and supporting processes.
SAS® for Customer Experience
Analytics Services provide an immediate and complete picture of your customers by capturing every web site interaction, transforming these interactions into customer-centric knowledge and integrating them with other channel views. This allows you to understand, model and, ultimately, market to these customers.
SAS® Marketing Optimisation Services
Addresses issues such as channel capacity, budget, customer contact policies, expected campaign profitability and conflicting offers being delivered simultaneously, and ensures that you target customers with offers that maximise your campaign performance.
SAS® Analytic Data Discovery Service
Leverages the expertise and real-world experience of SAS' analytics consultants to provide a foundation for the discovery and definition of critical business and customer information.
SAS® Analytic Modelling Service
Develops models that generate rapid returns from your data. Whether the model involves profiling and segmentation, retention, response modelling, profitability, basket analysis, or next logical product, our analytical consultants will develop a model that will quickly add value to your organisation.
SAS® Data Mining Service
Leverages the expertise and real-world experience of SAS' analytics consultants to use data mining techniques and SAS® Enterprise Miner™ for the discovery and definition of critical business and customer information.
SAS® Forecasting Service
Allows you to rapidly benefit from your investment in SAS forecasting software by fully quantifying the effects that trends, seasonality, events and behavioural characteristics have on historical demand. This information is then used to build forecasting models which quickly generate accurate forecasts of future demand, providing a greater insight into what is going to happen so you can plan accordingly.
SAS® Text Mining Service
Leverages the expertise of SAS’ analytics consultants coupled with the power of SAS® Text Miner to quickly uncover valuable insights hidden in the volumes of text-based information your organisation collects every day.
SAS® Business Intelligence Service
Provides the skills and support you need to answer crucial business questions and maintain a competitive marketedge. Supporting every functional area of your enterprise, our service provides the extensive domain expertise, expert project management and technical consultancy you need to address critical business issues fast, effectively and at a lower cost than custom-built alternatives.
SAS® Data Integration Service
Provides you with the skills and support you need to use the SAS® Data Integration Server. This allows you to consolidate, clean and structure your data ready for business analysis.
SAS® OpRisk Monitor Deployment
Service allows you the flexibility to implement SAS® OpRisk Monitor, SAS' industry-leading operational risk management platform, within a clearly defined timeline, either as an enterprisewide implementation or as a combination of modules, as prioritised by you.
SAS® Customer Profitability Service
Provides a practical proof of how the SAS Profitability Management application will enable your organisation to better understand individual customer profitability and to maximise the return obtained from your existing customer base.
SAS® Stress Testing Architecture
Assessment is a thorough evaluation of your company’s portfolio stress testing architecture, which will help your organisation unravel this complex environment and prepare you for recent developments in the FSA requirements for holistic stress testing.
SAS® Performance Review
Helps you to get best value out of the SAS Business Analytics Framework by providing a strategic framework for optimisation. Our experts will work with your existing business and ICT teams to both identify and address specific bottlenecks and potential performance problems.
SAS® Business Analytics Competency Centre (BACC)
Is a permanent, internally-staffed, organisational structure that promotes the most effective use of business analytics across the enterprise to support the organisation's business strategy. Encompassing all the software, services and knowledge needed; we will help you to create the most efficient and effective BACC for your organisation.
SAS® KPI Dashboard Service
Enables you to employ dashboards to monitor key performance indicators that show how your organisation is performing. Visualising your performance measurements using dashboards helps you to quickly identify and correct negative trends.
SAS® Value Optimisation Assessment
Provides you with expert recommendations for the most efficient and effective use of SAS technology within your organisation for current and future business needs. This packaged service is also available to non-SAS users.