Jim Goodnight, CEO SAS
Big Data is worthless without Analytics
SAS VA supports Analysts and users
VA and Text Analytics now understands Twitter feeds
SAS and SAP for SAP HANA integration
BI is the past, Big Data Analytics is the future
Key emphasis is on Fraud detection.
Critical gap forecast for the number of analytics experts
New offering of SAS University Edition Software for free with SAS Studio.
Cyber Fraud using SAS and a single view of all data assets
demonstrated by ATM Risk analysis based on ATM withdrawals, using geolocation in SAS VA. Based on real fraud attract which cost $45M. Using realtime data the attack could have been easily stopped
1500 attendees at SAS Executive Conference
1500 SAS Global Users
Modernisation of technology, data, infrastructure, methods and ideas.
Introducing Visual Analytics, their new offering for July 2014, lives on top of SAS Visual Analytics
Demo with 1000000 records data set of insurance claims
Jim Goodnight introduces Rogers (Canadian Telecoms) using SAS and Hadoop for analysis of data relating to their 12M customers
4500 attendees at the opening session
20% overseas attendees
Title / theme is Potential of One, Power of All