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Technology Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions

Augmenting human creativity and endeavors with AI.

Why choose SAS for AI solutions?

Enhance your creativity. Unlock new possibilities. Boost productivity. Amplify your impact. We embed AI capabilities in our software to provide you with more intelligent, automated solutions. 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.

SAS is a strong leader in The Forrester Wave: AI Decisioning Platforms, Q2 2023

The report says SAS has strengths in comprehensive data capabilities, decision intelligence technologies, user experience, breadth of authoring tools and ModelOps.

Responsible Innovation

A drive to create. A duty to care. As one of the first AI and analytics companies – and now the market leader with the most trusted analytics platform – SAS is committed to ethical, equitable and sustainable technology.

Composite AI & SAS

Composite AI is the combination of different AI techniques to achieve the best result, and SAS has been helping customers build such systems for years. With composite AI, you can push the boundaries of innovation and solve any problem.

How SAS Delivers AI to Enhance Human Ingenuity

Machine Learning & Deep 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.

SSAB improves production efficiency, product quality and maintenance strategies using sensor data, AI – including machine learning – and advanced analytics.

Natural Language Processing

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.

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.

With SAS, Georgia-Pacific recently began applying computer vision to cameras used on production lines to automatically detect problems and take corrective action.


Forecasting helps you predict future outcomes. SAS supports all stages of forecasting and automates large-scale time series analyses and hierarchical forecasts for quickly and reliably predicting outcomes and planning better for the future.


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


Optimization delivers the best results given resource constraints. With SAS, you can consider more alternative actions and scenarios, and determine the best allocation of resources and plans for accomplishing goals.

Building materials leader USG uses SAS to optimize production, improving the quality, efficiency, safety and cost of its products.


Statistical analysis is critical for providing new insights, gaining competitive advantage and making informed decisions. SAS gives you the tools to act on observations at a granular level using the most appropriate analytical modeling techniques.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. uses SAS to manage and analyze shopping data and spot emerging trends in buying habits.

Branschapplikationer för AI

Oavsett vilken bransch kan AI och Machine Learning hjälpa dig att göra mer, veta mer och uppnå mer. Utforska hur SAS-lösningar med inbyggda AI-funktioner redan förbättrar mänsklig kreativitet för att öppna upp nya möjligheter inom branscher som bank, myndigheter, detaljhandel, tillverkning, hälso- och sjukvård samt biovetenskap.

Can AI help save the planet?

See how crowdsourcing helped train AI models to detect deforestation.

Operationalizing AI With Supporting Technologies From SAS

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 need retraining.


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 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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Next generation of responsible AI innovators tackle real-world challenges with AI4ALL and SAS

Learn how SAS is helping provide underrepresented students around the country with hands-on AI experience in order to unleash their potential to be responsible AI leaders.

Open Integration

Unify All Analytics Assets for Deployment, Governance & Scalability

Discover how our open analytics platform gives you the freedom to experiment, act and achieve.

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. Dr. Jim Goodnight 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.