Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Augmenting human efforts with artificial intelligence.


Why choose SAS for AI solutions?

SAS delivers AI solutions that incorporate machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing (NLP), and forecasting and optimization technologies to help you unlock new possibilities. Built on the powerful, trusted SAS® Platform, our artificial intelligence solutions support diverse environments and can scale to meet changing business needs. 

How SAS Delivers AI

Machine Learning

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

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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.

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Lenovo used natural language processing to achieve a 10 to 15 percent reduction in warranty costs.

Computer Vision

Computer vision analyzes and interprets what’s in a picture or video. AI solutions from SAS use computer vision to help you accelerate intelligent automation with simple tools for image processing, image recognition and object detection.

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SciSports is using computer vision technology to find the next football star.

Forecasting & Optimization

Forecasting helps you predict future outcomes. Optimization enables you to take actions that get 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.

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

Top analysts recognize SAS as a leader in AI solutions.

Operationalizing AI With Supporting Technologies From SAS

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Data Management

Data Management

Good data is essential for AI solutions to perform effectively. Data management capabilities from SAS enable you to access, integrate, cleanse and prepare data for analysis, ensuring reliable results and high-quality insights. 

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Analytic 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.

Decision Support

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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No matter the size of an organization, the effective deployment of analytical solutions will speed up the rate of innovation. SAS can help you deploy complex AI projects into a production environment quickly, which fast-tracks your time to value and reduces the risk to current operations.


SAS has been a part of the evolution of artificial intelligence since our founding in 1976.

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1950s – 1970s

Neural Networks

Early work with neural networks stirs excitement for “thinking machines.”

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1980s – 2010s

Machine Learning

Machine learning begins to flourish.

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Present Day

Deep Learning

Breakthroughs in deep learning drive an AI boom.

SAS has been providing AI solutions for years, even as we pushed the boundaries in disciplines like machine learning and deep learning. Today, we are already helping our customers capitalize on the growth opportunities AI presents. Moving forward, we will continue to embed AI solutions across the SAS portfolio to help bring the transformational benefits of machine-assisted decision making into every arena. Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS in meeting Jim Goodnight CEO SAS

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