Visualization & Reporting

SAS Visual Analytics

Now everyone can easily discover and share powerful insights that inspire action.

A single application for reporting, data exploration and analytics.

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See the big picture – and underlying connections.

Quickly spot important relationships in your data using suggestions and clearly identified related measures. Use machine learning and natural language explanations to find, visualize and narrate stories and insights that are easy to understand and explain. Find out why something happened, examine all options and uncover opportunities hidden deep in your data. Automatically highlight key relationships, outliers, clusters and more to reveal vital insights that inspire action.

Turn seeing into understanding with dynamic visuals.

Create stunning interactive reports and dashboards. Quickly summarize key performance metrics and share them via the web and mobile devices. Executives and front-line staff can quickly interact with and collaborate on insights, slice and dice them to find their own answers, and better understand business performance.

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Get answers backed by data, results driven by insight.

Easy-to-use predictive analytics enables even business analysts to assess possible outcomes and make smarter, data-driven decisions – no programming required. Smart algorithms reduce the need for manual experimentation. And you can work collaboratively with experts to focus on what’s most relevant.

Add the 'where' to the 'what.'

Add geographical context to your analyses and visualizations by combining traditional data with location data. Location analysis brings the “where” dimension to the forefront so you can analyze data in new ways to get the full picture before making decisions while identifying location-specific opportunities.

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Streamline the discovery process.

Self-service data preparation gives business users the ability to import their own data, join tables, apply data quality functions, create calculated columns and more – all with drag-and-drop ease. By empowering users to access, combine, clean and prepare their own data in an agile – and trusted – way, SAS Visual Analytics facilitates faster, broader adoption of analytics for your entire organization.

Gain chat-enabled insights.

An intuitive, low-code visual interface enables you to create and deploy custom, natural language chatbots. Get text responses, access data, reports and visualizations, and even apply analytics and AI through a natural language, conversational interface. Configure bots within the SAS environment for easier access to insights, or connect to external services to roll them out to the world. Now getting insights from data is as easy as sending a message​.

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Leverage the best of both platforms.

Use Microsoft productivity tools from Microsoft 365 for seamless access to analytics from SAS. Drill down into your data, access and interact with reports in SAS Visual Analytics and embed insights in your Microsoft applications like Excel and Outlook. Then share them with your closest collaborators.

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Key Features

Interactive reporting. Visual discovery. Self-service analytics. Scalability and governance. All from a single, powerful in-memory environment.

Data access, preparation & quality

Access, profile, cleanse and transform data using an intuitive interface that provides self-service data preparation capabilities with embedded AI.

Custom chatbot creation

Create and deploy custom, natural language chatbots via an intuitive, low-code visual interface for chatbot-enabled insights and conversational user experiences​.

Data visualization

Visually explore data and create and share smart visualizations and interactive reports through a single, self-service interface. Augmented analytics and advanced capabilities accelerate insights and help you uncover stories hidden in your data​.

Interactive dashboards, reports, BI and analytics

Go directly from reporting and exploration, to analysis, to sharing information through different channels, including Microsoft Office applications, with a single interface.

Self-service analytics

Automated forecasting, goal seeking, scenario analysis, decision trees and more are at your fingertips, no matter what your skill level is.

Text analytics

Gain insight from social media and other text data and know whether sentiment is positive or negative.

Location analytics

Combine traditional data sources (transactional, customer, operational, etc.) with location data for analysis in a geographical context.

Augmented analytics

Discover the real stories hidden in your data – in seconds. The software automatically gives you suggestions and identifies related measures.

Embedded insights

Embed individual visual insights from SAS Visual Analytics reports, build interactive stories or embed the whole interactive report or page into your custom web applications. Publish your insights that scale with the flexibility of live data or embedded data snapshots for data storytelling.

SAS Visual Analytics Apps for mobile devices

Use native mobile apps for iOS and Android to view and interact with others through dynamic reports and dashboards on tablets and smartphones.

Open integration for developers

Add creative visualization with third-party JavaScript libraries, such as D3 and C3, with full interactivity within SAS Visual Analytics. Leverage open source development resources for developers and REST APIs for any client language to access SAS analytics, data and services.

Cloud native

SAS Viya's architecture is compact, cloud native and fast. Whether you prefer to use the SAS Cloud or a public or private cloud provider, you'll be able to make the most of your cloud investment.

Integration with Microsoft 365

Seamless integration between SAS for Microsoft 365 and SAS Viya enables you to embed powerful analytical insights from SAS within your Microsoft 365 applications, sparking collaboration and driving better-informed decisions.

Language Support

Languages supported include Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Czech, Danish, English, Greek, Croatian, Hungarian, Hebrew, Norwegian Bokmal, Dutch, Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovene, Serbian, Swedish and Turkish.

Get to Know SAS Visual Analytics

Cloud Providers

Conquer all your analytics challenges – from experimental to mission critical – with faster decisions in the cloud. The latest release of SAS Viya is now available on these cloud providers.

SAS Cloud

Running the latest version of SAS Viya natively on Microsoft Azure, the SAS Cloud manages your entire analytics platform for optimal performance and value.


Microsoft is our strategic partner and preferred cloud provider. With deep integration and a shared road map, SAS and Microsoft are shaping the future of AI and analytics in the cloud.


Designed to be cloud-native, SAS Viya is tested and approved to leverage the same cloud services used by millions of AWS users.


With a commitment to innovation and open-source cloud principles, SAS Viya brings native AI and advanced analytics to Google Cloud.

Red Hat OpenShift

SAS Viya is bringing the latest DataOps, AI and ModelOps capabilities to Red Hat OpenShift – the leading enterprise Kubernetes platform, built for your open, hybrid cloud strategy.​

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