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SAS® Visual Analytics

Now anyone can discover, share and collaborate on insights.


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Find insightful answers fast, no matter the size of your data. Smart data exploration. Interactive reporting. Self-service analytics. And scalability and governance make it the perfect fit, no matter the size of your organization.




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See the big picture – and the underlying connections.

Visually explore all relevant data – quickly and easily. Interactive discovery lets you examine all options and uncover every opportunity hiding in your data. Find out why something happened, and identify critical drivers needed to make better cecisions. The software automatically highlights key relationships, outliers, clusters, trends and more, revealing critical insights that inspire action.

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Goodbye, static BI!

Create stunning interactive reports and dashboards by querying data from multiple sources. Quickly summarize key performance metrics, and share them via the web and mobile devices. Executives and frontline staff can quickly interact with and collaborate on reports, charts and dashboards, slicing and dicing to find their own answers, ask more questions, and better understand business performance. 

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Get answers backed by data. And results driven by insight.  

Easy-to-use predictive analytics enables even business analysts to assess possible outcomes and make smarter, data-driven decisions – no programming required. Visualizations and smart algorithms reduce the need for experimentation. There's no need to worry that you'll miss key insights. And you can work collaboratively with experts to focus on what’s most relevant.

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Add the 'where' to the 'what.'

Add geographical context to your analyses and visualizations by combining traditional data with location data. Location analysis brings the “where” dimension to the forefront so you can analyze data in new ways to get the full picture before making decisions, while identifying location-specific opportunities.


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Key Features

  • A single application for BI, data exploration and analytics. Explore data through interactive visualization and easy-to-use analytics. Design and distribute BI reports and dashboards. 
  • Innovative visualizations. Present data and results in the most insightful way with advanced data visualization techniques and guided analysis through autocharting.
  • Autocharting. Start explorations from the best point and automatically pick the best graph for your data using autocharing.
  • Self-service analytics for everyone. Automated forecasting, goal seeking, scenario analysis, decision trees, integrated mapping technologies and more are right at your fingertips.
  • Text sentiment analysis. Gain insight into hot topics in social media and other text data, and know whether sentiment is positive or negative.
  • Interactive reporting and dashboards. Go directly from reporting and exploration to analysis and sharing information through different channels from one user interface.
  • Location analytics. Combine traditional data sources (e.g., transactional, customer and operational) with location data for analysis in a geographical context. 
  • Mobile BI. Use native mobile apps for iOS, Windows 10 and Android to view and interact with others through dynamic reports and dashboards on tablets and smartphones.
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Visual Analytics Reporting Demo


Visual Analytics Decision Tree Demo

Decision Trees

Visual Analytics Forecasting Demo


What People Are Saying


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Recommended Resources

Read the SAS Visual Analytics (on SAS Viya) fact sheet for more details.

Discover how to go from basics to big data with data visualization techniques.

Learn seven key steps for solving people, process and data challenges.

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