Some people look at data and see numbers.
Others look at numbers and see faces.
SAS is proud to be part of the Data for Good movement, which encourages using data in meaningful ways to solve humanitarian issues around poverty, health, human rights, education and the environment.
Black Dog Institute takes a data-driven approach to suicide prevention.
SAS helped Black Dog Institute implement a framework for evaluating the success of an innovative new suicide prevention initiative. Applying analytics to suicide prevention is having wide-ranging outcomes, including unprecedented data quality and the ability to measure the program’s impact across trial sites.
Using data for good is in the DNA of SAS, which is so exciting because you don’t see that in every corporation ... it’s really only when we’re all involved that we’re going to go beyond just using data to make better decisions about what kind of movies we want to see, to using data to make better decisions about the world we want to see. Jake Porway Founder and Executive Director DataKind
Want to make a difference? Curious minds inspire change.
There is a world of data available to us. And a world of possibilities to do good with it. GatherIQ™ is a crowdsourcing app from SAS that combines the power of analytics, the talents of everyday problem solvers and the tireless efforts of humanitarian organizations around the world – with the sole purpose of using data for good. It's easy to join us and get involved.