Live Webinar

Data for Analytics and Decisioning
(Self-service data preparation)
How SAS helps reduce the time of preparing data for analytics and decisioning and elevate the time-to-insights and business decisions.

About the webinar

Did you know that you can boost the productivity of your Data Science team with modern and powerful self-service data preparation software?

SAS offers a feature-rich and seamlessly integrated end-to-end solution for both self-service data preparation and visualization which helps to drastically reduce time from data preparation to decisioning.

SAS Data Preparation enables your business users to load and refine their data in a self-service-manner letting your data engineers solely focus on most important tasks like monitoring, automation and optimization.

A rich set of standardized and pre-built functions for parsing, enrichment, de-duplication, gender analysis etc. allows your business departments to even perform most complex tasks independently – but governed, portable and scalable.


  • Evolve your analytics from Data to decisions (10mins; How data preparation plays an important role in the analytics lifecycle)
  • Introduction to SAS Viya (10mins; How SAS helps to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence)
  • SAS Viya architecture (10mins; Overview of the SAS Viya architecture, key difference between SAS 9.x and SAS Viya architeture)
  • Overview of SAS Viya products (15mins: SAS Viya solution capabilities, benefits)
  • SAS Data preparation demo (15mins: broadly demo the key functionalities of SAS data preparation on SAS Viya)
  • SAS Data quality demo (15mins: broadly demo the key functionalities of SAS data quality on SAS Viya)
  • Q&A (15 min)

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About the Speaker

Ankit Shah 
Sr Business Solution Manager, Partner Enablement and Architecture, Customer Advisory, SAS Institute (India)

Ankit brings total 12+ years of experience in ETL, Data Quality, Data warehousing, Data virtualization, Data visualization, Data analytics and Business Intelligence having worked with customers across industries like banking, insurance, telecommunications, retail, energy & utilities and manufacturing. Ankit is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. He skillfully combines his consultative approach of problem solving along with his management & business acumen for implementing complex projects for different customers.

Ankit has joined SAS again with a new role in April 2020, having worked with SAS earlier for 5 years from 2012 - 2017 working across multiple teams like PSD and Pre Sales. Ankit enjoys evangelizing data management related industry insights to clients, partners and academia on various platforms.

He is passionate and inspiring individual when it comes to data management and business intelligence.