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Online 5-day Analytics Data Science Challenge

SAS® Viya® for Learners Challenge

About the Challenge

SAS® Viya® for Learners is a full suite of cloud-based software that supports the entire analytics life cycle – from data, to discovery, to deployment – and it also lets you code in SAS, Python or R. Hosted on Kaggle Inclass, participation is geared towards students who are looking to get into, and engage with machine learning problems.

The problem for the challenge is on a simulated data set, related to a real world business problem that might be faced. Through analysis, students will understand how to explore and pre-process data, develop and deploy machine learning models using SAS Viya.

Digital Badge

Participants get the chance to hone their skills, and receive a SAS Badge for their resume for completing the challenge.

Register your details, once done you will receive an email with further instructions on how to log onto Kaggle InClass ready to play the challenge on Monday, 17 July 2023. Don't forget to get access to SAS® Viya® for Learners to play the game. 

Join in and continue to build your skills with SAS.

Why attend?

  • A 4-week voluntary Internship for only the Top 3 individual entries on the Leaderboard with SAS Institute Australia. SAS Institute is a global leader in analytics, with an award-winning culture
    *see Kaggle site for further information

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On-demand Webinar

Webinar - Day 1

Prepare data for analysis
A self-service, point-and-click environment makes it easy to access, integrate, transform and modify data so that it's ready for analysis.

Webinar - Day 4

Open Q&A 
LIVE with special Guests 1st and 2nd place winners

Webinar - Day 2

Visually explore data to discover new insights
Interactive, self-service visualisation tools enable you to easily search for relationships, trends and patterns to gain a deeper understanding of your data.

Webinar - Day 5

Open Q&A 

Webinar - Day 3

Explore methods to deploy analytics in an interactive platform. Transforming analytics into valuable and informed decisions.


About the Experts

Speaker 1

Lily Clarke, BMedMath,
Customer Advisory Consultant,
SAS Australia

Lily is a Customer Advisory professional working from our Brisbane office as one of our Asia Pacific Region Analytical Visualisation Experts, and the Health and Life Sciences Lead for SAS across Australia and New Zealand. Since joining SAS 5 years ago, Lily has supported countless organisations in developing their analytical maturity, extending this to; our Academic Outreach programs for approachable value driven analytics, Partner enablement on Visualisation Best Practices, and various Communities of Practice. Her passion for community advancement also shines through in her projects with government, higher education providers and more generally across all industries, taking an outcome focused approach to analytical applications. Lily was positioned as one of our Visualisation Experts at SAS Global Forum, sharing SAS’s vision for democratised analytics, and was also recently recognized by the Australian Reseller Network (ARN) as a Rising Star in the Vendor Category at the 2022 Women in ICT Awards.