Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Augmenting human efforts with artificial intelligence.

Why choose SAS for AI solutions?

SAS embeds AI capabilities in our software to deliver more intelligent, automated solutions that help you boost productivity and unlock new possibilities. From machine learning, to computer vision, to natural language processing (NLP), to forecasting and optimization, our AI technologies support diverse environments and scale to meet changing business needs. 

Using AI to help save endangered species – one footprint at a time.

WildTrack identifies and monitors endangered species by analyzing animal footprints. Working with SAS, WildTrack is exploring how AI and crowdsourced footprint data from all over the world could help find answers to global conservation questions.

How SAS Delivers AI

Machine Learning

Machine learning and deep learning find insights hidden in data without explicitly being told where to look or what to conclude. Our AI solutions include comprehensive, intuitive machine learning tools with automated feature engineering capabilities, resulting in 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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Royal Bank of Scotland uses NLP to drive transformational change and serve customers' needs better than any other bank. 

Computer Vision

Computer vision analyzes and interprets what’s in a picture or video. Our AI solutions use computer vision to 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 delivers 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.

Industry Applications for AI

Practically every industry has something to gain from artificial intelligence and machine learning. Explore how SAS solutions with embedded AI capabilities are already helping industries such as banking, government, retail, manufacturing, and health care and life sciences unlock new possibilities.

Operationalizing AI With Supporting Technologies From SAS

Data Management

Data Management

Good data is essential for building effective models that get reliable results from AI. Our data management capabilities let you access and integrate data from virtually any source. A suggestion engine simplifies data prep. And data governance tracks data and model lineage, so if your data changes, you'll know which models you need to retrain.



Analytical 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.



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

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. 

What’s New in SAS® Viya® 3.4

Latest features make it easier for you to innovate with artificial intelligence.

AI has been an integral part of SAS software for years. Today we help customers in every industry capitalize on advancements in AI, and we’ll continue embedding AI technologies like machine learning and deep learning in solutions across the SAS portfolio. Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS in meeting Jim Goodnight CEO SAS

SAS AI Center of Excellence

AI promises growth opportunities that you may never have imagined. The SAS AI Center of Excellence (CoE) offers a unique opportunity to partner with us and use our expertise in AI to explore creative ways to advance your business.

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