Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Augmenting human efforts with artificial intelligence.

Using AI to help save endangered species – one footprint at a time.

WildTrack identifies and monitors endangered species by analyzing animal footprints. Working with SAS, WildTrack is exploring how AI and crowdsourced footprint data from all over the world could help find answers to global conservation questions.

Why choose SAS for AI solutions?

SAS delivers AI solutions that incorporate machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing (NLP), and forecasting and optimization technologies to help you unlock new possibilities. Built on the powerful, trusted SAS® Platform, our artificial intelligence solutions support diverse environments and can scale to meet changing business needs. 

How SAS Delivers AI

Machine Learning

Machine learning and deep learning find hidden insights in data without explicitly being told where to look or what to conclude. Our AI solutions include comprehensive, intuitive machine learning tools that deliver better recommendations for faster, smarter decision making.

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Rogers Communications used machine learning to become more customer-centric and cut customer complaints in half.

Natural Language Processing

NLP enables understanding, interaction and communication between humans and machines. Our AI solutions use NLP to automatically extract critical business insights and emerging trends from large amounts of structured and unstructured content.

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Royal Bank of Scotland uses NLP to drive transformational change and serve customers' needs better than any other bank. 

Computer Vision

Computer vision analyzes and interprets what’s in a picture or video. AI solutions from SAS use computer vision to help you accelerate intelligent automation with simple tools for image processing, image recognition and object detection.

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SciSports is using computer vision technology to find the next football star.

Forecasting & Optimization

Forecasting helps you predict future outcomes. Optimization enables you to take actions that get the best results given resource constraints. SAS supports all stages of forecasting and optimization workflows, enabling large-scale automation for predicting outcomes and optimizing decisions.

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Honda is using forecasting and optimization to reduce warranty costs and predict future demand for parts and services.

Industry Applications for SAS® AI Solutions

Manufacturing equipment



Manufacturers use AI solutions from SAS to:

  • Improve in-process inspections and quality control using image analysis.
  • Analyze text data from service call notes, maintenance records and customer comments to optimize service operations and address perceived quality issues before they evolve into lost revenue.
  • Identify potential problems before they occur, so you can take corrective action to improve outcomes by identifying patterns in sensor data from industrial IoT systems.  
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Banks use AI solutions from SAS to: 

  • Predict next-best communications, deliver real-time credit scoring and decisioning, and power chatbots to ensure a better customer experience. 
  • Stop payment fraud in real time, while reducing false positives and boosting investigator efficiency.
  • Optimize both economic and regulatory capital using scenario-based stress testing.
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Health Care & Life Sciences

Health Care & Life Sciences

Health care and life sciences organizations use AI solutions from SAS to:

  • Enhance medical diagnostics to improve health care outcomes.
  • Control costs by improving hospital operational performance.
  • Accelerate the development and availability of safe, innovative new therapies.
Government building



Government entities use AI solutions from SAS to: 
  • Automatically detect fraud and improper payments before money goes out the door, and ensure that benefit agency funds and services go to those who really need them.
  • Enable public safety agencies to make sure the things citizens consume – like food and medicine – are safe.
  • Empower law enforcement and criminal justice agencies to improve efficiency and consistency across cases.

Operationalizing AI With Supporting Technologies From SAS

Data Management

Data Management

Good data is essential for AI solutions to perform effectively. Data management capabilities from SAS enable you to access, integrate, cleanse and prepare data for analysis, ensuring reliable results and high-quality insights.



Analytical visualization is key to data relationships, uncovering insights and understanding the outcomes from AI solutions. Visualization tools from SAS transform the way you consume and act on insights.



No matter the size of an organization, the effective deployment of analytical solutions will speed up the rate of innovation. SAS can help you deploy complex AI projects into a production environment quickly, which fast-tracks your time to value and reduces the risk to current operations.

Decision Support

Decision Support

Decision support combines business rules with analytical models to deliver objective, repeatable actions. SAS delivers decision support capabilities that accelerate and augment human decision making in real time to enable a better experience for your customers. 

AI has been an integral part of SAS software for years. Today we help customers in every industry capitalize on advancements in AI, and we’ll continue embedding AI technologies like machine learning and deep learning in solutions across the SAS portfolio. Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS in meeting Jim Goodnight CEO SAS

SAS AI Center of Excellence

AI promises growth opportunities that you may never have imagined. The SAS AI Center of Excellence (CoE) offers a unique opportunity to partner with us and use our expertise in AI to explore creative ways to advance your business.

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