Kicking SAS?

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Kicking SAS? Not if James Goodnight, statistician and CEO of the SAS Institute, has any say in the matter. Recently, the New York Times reported that the venerable software giant that created the statistical tool of choice for countless business statisticians for over three decades is under siege. New competition is threatening SAS’s longstanding, comfortable… Read more »

Times, They Are A-Changin’

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  With the closing of another year rapidly approaching, it’s always fun to take a moment to consider how quickly things can change in just a short period. Time elapses, people grow, technology develops… and with the continuous change come continuous challenges- necessary adaptations to meet the newly developed demands of the ever-evolving world around… Read more »

Title Inflation: VP of Blogging?

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One thing that we know is true: the key to happiness when taking on a new role is in your personal enjoyment of the job itself- not its title. However, a snappy title is often one of the first things we judge. So, how effective is this in a time when “title inflation” is more… Read more »

Read Any Good Books Lately?

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As a testament to the growing importance analytics play in the decision making processes of today’s business market, the Wall Street Journal recently highlighted a publication written on the subject. With the staggering advancements and incredible possibilities that exist within the world of “number crunching”, Competing on Analytics by Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G…. Read more »