Everything SAS announced at Global Forum 2018

DENVER - SAS Institute's Global Forum 2018 is coming to a close, and between a new fraud division, artificial intelligence and machine learning updates, and a focus on the Internet of Things, we're putting

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Radu

SAS CEO Jim Goodnight on the importance of education, STEM, and ending the skills gap

TORONTO - SAS CEO Jim Goodnight is no stranger to education initiatives, and during a recent trip earlier in the year to Toronto, ITWC got a chance to sit down with him to

Published on: March 29th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Goodbye to CDs; Cryptocurrency’s richest people; Uber breach

Best Buy is pulling CDs off shelves this summer, Forbes introduces its first list of Cryptocurrency's richest people, and Uber confirms the two hackers who breached their data were found to be in

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Deep learning and AI can create different ethical issues

Washington D.C.  - In it's most basic form, artificial intelligence is an algorithm that is trained to learn via the data that is fed to it. But what happens what that data is full

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian businesses falter on analytics strategy: EY

When it comes to the adoption of data analytics by Canadian businesses has to play in business strategy, consider these two data points: 97 per cent said they had "some sort of strategy

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

The social responsibility of a corporation like SAS

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. isn’t new to education initiatives or social responsibility, especially with Jim Goodnight at the helm. With 63 SAS masters programs and 144 join certifications, it isn’t a shock

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

SAS and Cisco partner to launch new IoT platform

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. are combining Cisco’s Unified Computing System and SAS’ Analytics to create an Edge-to-Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics platform. It will help organizations with

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

We’ve only built ‘weak AI’ so far, says SAS chief data scientist

TORONTO – When we see artificial intelligence (AI) in fiction, it usually encompasses the AI functioning just like a human. That’s called ‘strong AI’ and well, we aren’t there yet. But we will

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sidebar: SAS Canada signs with Arrow

SAS Canada has inked a distribution deal with Arrow Canada. This partnership is another sign that SAS Canada is serious about building a channel ecosystem. Arrow Canada is being used by SAS Canada

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS puts intelligence into its new channel direction

After 40 years of predominantly direct selling, SAS Institute is starting to get really serious about channel sales. The analytics software vendor, based in Cary, N.C. with a Canadian subsidiary in Toronto, has

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Canada hires former Microsoft Canada head of marketing

Software company SAS Canada has hired Andrew Dixon as the new vice president of marketing for Canada and Latin America. Prior to joining SAS Canada, Dixon was senior vice president of marketing and operations

Published on: June 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

SAS Canada hires marketing wiz as its new president

Analytics software vendor SAS has gone the unconventional route in hiring a marketing executive as its new Canadian subsidiary President. Usually subsidiary leaders come from finance or sales, but Cameron Dow bucks that

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff