Analytics

The public health infrastructure is in desperate need of modernization

Opportunities for the future of public health The recent pandemic renewed a deep interest in public health investment. In our recovery, we have an unparalleled opportunity. Restructuring our public health infrastructure is the first and most important step towards a long-term fortification. Enterprise data infrastructure, whether managed at the state or agency level, must be …

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Situational awareness controls our reactions – routine to crisis

Rich dashboards for government According to Grant Brooks, Vice President of the US Public Sector at SAS: “Most government dashboards were built for other purposes and cannot integrate and synthesize all available and relevant data in a timely manner to facilitate a meaningful and flexible response. They also lack the predictable, simulation and data analysis …

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Find COVID-19 answers with data and analyzes

Prediction of supply and demand for critical goods during a pandemic As supply chains see unprecedented disruptions, consumers are changing their behavior, and some companies are slowing down their demand, and forecasts have become a real challenge. In collaboration with dealers and manufacturers, we know that traditional models tend to over-correct under unforeseen circumstances. When …

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How health executives implemented analyzes when the crisis hit

Formulate which decisions are most important “We need some AI. “Regardless of the type of organization, we often hear some variation in this request in our conversations with customers. Technology is important, so why not start with technology? In fact, this approach is exactly behind. For any kind of analysis, the starting point must always …

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Homelessness data provides insight into a hidden problem

Mary * was a middle school teacher in Cary, NC, with more than 20 years of classroom experience. After tragically experiencing domestic violence in her home, Mary went into a bitter divorce that left her and her two sons homeless. Many people stereotype homeless as unemployed, addicts or criminals. Mary was none of these things. …

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Five ways your organization can improve resilience in the years to come

Innovation, agility and customer orientation are often at the top of the list of companies’ strategic goals, and now the most pressing priority is resilience. Given this new urgency, it is worth looking at the basis of resilience and how they could be used in any industry. In retrospect, many are not surprised that Amazon, …

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Resistance to unpredictability

COVID-19 is a rare bird – in many ways a black swan. Researcher Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book The black swan described these types of unpredictable global events that crush and then transform society. When we review these events in retrospect, we try to rationalize and claim that the pandemic was completely predictable – …

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A data scientist’s views on data literacy

How does data literacy affect the success of an organization? Data literacy is an essential component of the larger concept of data democratization. Data democratization affects the success of organizations in at least five dimensions: Information about data – Employees grow in their awareness of the ubiquity and the types of data that the organization …

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Reply, restore and resume | SAS India

Phase 2: Recovery When considering recovery, there is the short-term focus, patients recovering from their illness, and long-term focus, the economic and social recovery. Many COVID-19 patients will recover fully, but there may be a subgroup for whom there are long-term chronic health effects. This will affect both providers and payers. Analytics can help ensure …

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