Ask the Expert Webinar Series

A SAS®9 Customer’s Journey to SAS® Viya®

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Hear Jason Simon, PhD, from the University of North Texas (UNT) discuss the school’s recent migration from SAS®9 to SAS Viya.

With almost 1,000 trained users and more than 1,100 key business terms in active governance, UNT is seeing an even greater return on investment with new capabilities from SAS Viya.

Simon will share UNT’s experience during this recent migration and how its user community reacted to the change.

You will learn:

  • Why UNT decided to upgrade to SAS Viya.
  • Which functional and technical considerations are required to migrate to SAS Viya.
  • How migration from SAS®9 to SAS Viya improved analytics and enhanced decision making for end users.

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About the Expert

Jason Simon
Associate Vice President of Data, Analytics and Institutional Research, University of North Texas

Jason Simon has 26 years of leadership experience in higher education. In addition to the last five years in data, analytics and institutional research, he worked in enrollment management, finance and administration, academic affairs, alumni relations and student services. He believes in the transformational power of higher education data and how it can improve student and institutional outcomes at the department, division and institutional levels. Simon leads a team of 11 who have a broad array of institutional research, business intelligence, data modeling and data governance experience.