BBBT - SAS - 2015

31jul9:00 am11:30 amBBBT - SAS - 2015

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SAS® Solutions for Hadoop

Hadoop brings big data. We bring everything else.


Adding Hadoop to your big data mix? Now what? SAS provides everything you need to derive valuable insights from all that data. Extensive data management – because prepping data is hugely time consuming. Visual data discovery. In-memory processing. Sophisticated analytics. And the ability to quickly deploy the models that provide the best answers.


Wayne Thompson – Chief Data Scientist

Wayne Thompson is a globally renowned presenter, teacher, practitioner and innovator in the fields of data mining and machine learning. He has worked alongside the world’s biggest and most challenging organizations to help them harness analytics to build high-performing organizations.

Over the course of his 20-year tenure at SAS he has been credited with bringing to market landmark SAS analytics technologies (SAS Text Miner, Credit Scoring for SAS® Enterprise Miner™, SAS Model Manager, SAS Rapid Predictive Modeler, SAS Scoring Accelerator for Teradata, SAS High-Performance Analytics and SAS Analytics Accelerator for Teradata).

Current focus initiatives include easy-to-use self-service data mining tools for business analysts, outlier detection and description, entity analytics, and recommendation engines with a heavy focus on SAS’ highly interactive in-memory analytics optimized for Hadoop.

Mike Frost – Senior Product Manager

Mike Frost joined SAS in 2010 as a product manager working for the DataFlux subsidiary of SAS. Since joining, he has assumed responsibility for the vision, strategy, planning and development direction of SAS data quality, data management, data integration, data federation, data governance and master data management products. Frost has spent 15 years in various data management-related product marketing, presales and technical support roles that provide him with a broad spectrum of experiences to draw upon to help bring the best products to market. Frost holds a bachelor’s degree in biological and agricultural engineering from North Carolina State University.

Company Profile:

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 75,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world The Power to Know.®

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