Who should attend?

Directors of analytics and BI, business-function managers, business users, analysts and stakeholders who are interested in promoting the effective use of information and analytics for decision making.

Why you shouldn't miss this webinar

Maximizing the knowledge of your BI and analytical resources is the most effective way to improve business performance and create a competitive advantage. Successful organizations do this by aligning their culture, technical capabilities and internal processes with their strategic and tactical business objectives and priorities.

Whether your focus is on reporting and BI, data management or analytics, there is a potential role for centers of excellence in your organization. This webinar will demonstrate how centers of excellence can help your organization use its resources to maximize business value.

Attend this Webinar and learn:

  • The types, definition and role of centers of excellence.
  • The role of business and IT in centers of excellence.
  • How to align business priorities with your BI and analytical efforts.

The big picture

Fully exploiting data as a strategic asset to fuel continuous learning and improvement requires a strategic approach. SAS' fully integrated platform for business analytics is designed to foster closed-loop learning. In addition, SAS® Business Analytics:

  • Meets the needs of all the diverse users in an organization.
  • Provides an effective infrastructure for managing the growing appetite for intelligence.
  • Helps you derive more value from existing technology and information assets.
  • Supports sustainable growth of your organization through innovative use of technology and information.


Anne Milley photoAnne H. Milley, Senior Director, Technology Product Marketing, SAS
Anne Milley oversees the worldwide marketing of SAS technologies. Her ties to SAS began with her thesis on bank failure prediction models and the term structure of interest rates, which she completed at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. Milley continued her use of SAS as a senior business consultant at 7-Eleven Inc., performing sales analyses and designing and conducting tests to aid in strategic decision making. While at SAS, she has been co-chair of SAS’ data mining technology conferences (M2001 and M2002), as well as F2006 (SAS’ inaugural forecasting conference). 

Aimen Zeid photoAiman Zeid, Global Centers of Excellence Program Manager, SAS 
Aiman Zeid is the lead developer of SAS' global Business Analytics Centers of Excellence program and services, and has contributed to the development of SAS' BI maturity assessment methodology and services. He has 24 years of experience in information management, business consulting and technical implementation of business analytics and performance management solutions. Zeid works with customers to help maximize the business value from their investment in resources and technology.

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