Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Augmenting human creativity and endeavors with AI.

SAS is the only vendor named a Leader in all four reports by top analyst firms.

The Forrester Wave: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning, Q3 2020

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science & Machine Learning Platforms

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide General-Purpose Artificial Intelligence Software Platforms

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Machine Learning Platforms

Why choose SAS for AI solutions?

Enhance your creativity. Unlock new possibilities. Boost productivity. Amplify your impact. We embed AI capabilities in our software to provide you with more intelligent, automated solutions. From machine learning, to computer vision, to natural language processing (NLP), to forecasting and optimization, our AI technologies support diverse environments and scale to meet changing business needs.

Can AI help save the planet?

It can with your help. Help us train AI models to detect deforestation.

How SAS Delivers AI to Enhance Human Ingenuity

Machine Learning

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

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.

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. Our AI solutions use computer vision to accelerate intelligent automation with simple tools for image processing, image recognition and object detection.

Amsterdam UMC is using AI-enhanced tumor assessments to improve cancer treatment strategies.

Forecasting & Optimization

Forecasting helps you predict future outcomes. Optimization delivers 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.

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

Industry Applications for AI

Regardless of your industry, AI and machine learning can help you do more, know more, achieve more. Explore how SAS solutions with embedded AI are already enhancing human creativity to unlock new possibilities in industries such as banking, government, retail, manufacturing, health care and life sciences.

Operationalizing AI With Supporting Technologies From SAS

Data Management

Good data is essential for building effective models that get reliable results from AI. Our data management capabilities let you access and integrate data from virtually any source. A suggestion engine simplifies data prep. And data governance tracks data and model lineage, so if your data changes, you'll know which models need retraining.


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 your organization's size, effective deployment of analytical solutions will speed your rate of innovation. SAS can help you deploy complex AI projects into a production environment quickly, fast-tracking your time to value and reducing the risk to current operations.

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. 

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SAS, driving the future of analytics, is investing $1 billion in AI over the next three years.


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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. Dr. Jim Goodnight 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.

Connect with SAS and see what we can do for you.

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