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Improve Supply Chain Performance Through Data-Driven Insights »
The economy is sluggish and consumer demand is volatile. Uncertainty has become a norm and complexity has risen. Learn how to retool your supply chain from this insightful webinar co-sponsored with IndustryWeek.
NEWS
Ten Steps to Optimize Your Supply Chain for a Greener Planet »
Don't wait until regulations force you to have a green supply chain. Check out these 10 steps outlined in SupplyChainBrain to become a leaner and greener organization.
Let Customers be the Quality Control Department »
Customer reviews, twitters, blog posts, social media – they're all a gold mine of customer sentiment about your product. Learn how to mine it.
SAS Named to Progressive Manufacturing 100 Technology Partner Hall of Fame »
In conjunction with Sub-Zero Inc. winning the 2010 Progressive Manufacturing 100 award, SAS has been inducted into the Technology Partner Hall of Fame by Managing Automation magazine.
KMWorld Magazine: SAS® Text Analytics Is a Trendsetter »
To glean value from information, organizations must first locate and retrieve relevant data. SAS Text Analytics, named a Trend-Setting Product for 2010 by KMWorld magazine, is doing just that. 
SAS Cited as Leader by Independent Research Firm »
SAS was named a leader in the "Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2010" report that examined the integrated business intelligence and advanced analytics market.
MULTIMEDIA
Power Your Supply Chain with Analytics »
Learn how to use analytics to turn historical data captured in transactional systems into the predictive insights needed to proactively optimize your supply chain. Co-sponsored with Accenture.
Data Integration 101 »
This webinar describes how to achieve better performance management, develop sustainability efforts, and optimize and ease the pressure on IT departments through data integration.
Manufacturing Best Practices: Optimizing Productivity and Product Quality »
A thorough discussion of the best US manufacturing practices in the areas of quality, testing, calibration, document control, process control, raw materials, services, suppliers, facilities and customer care.
The Business Forecasting Deal: Exposing Myths, Eliminating Bad Practices, Providing Practical Solutions »
Instead of focusing solely on statistical modeling and forecast accuracy, the author turns your attention to forecasting process efficiency and effectiveness, and explores the forecast value added (FVA) analysis method.
EVENTS

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April 4 - 7
Las Vegas
SAS CONNECTIONS
Using Predictive Insights to Balance Production Supply with Customer Demand »
By applying the same predictive rigor to asset maintenance as is typically used in demand forecasting, predictive asset maintenance can help closely align production forecasts with the forecast of market demand for supply.
CIO Imperatives: Optimization and Innovation »
Today's CIO influences a more varied agenda than ever. CIO Insights shares strategies for managing data, resources and innovative technologies.
The Quarterly Sales and Operating Planning Schedule is Dead: RIP »
Globalized supply chains and far-flung constituents require a nimble sales and operation planning process. SAS' Michael Newkirk explains how the lumbering tanker ship of old-school S&OP processes is giving way to the process equivalent of speed boats.
The New Conversation: Taking Social Media from Talk to Action »
Harvard Business Review Analytic Services examines survey results on the role of social media in today's organizations.
PARTNER INSIGHTS
Making the Supply Chain Battle Ready »
Deloitte outlines how it helped streamline an aerospace and defense company's supply chain to deliver a major weapon system faster.
How Hard Should You Squeeze? »
Can advanced analytics extract additional value from your supply chain, or do approaches based on traditional metrics deliver the best ROI?
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