SAS showcases regional impact of Artificial Intelligence

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SAS, hosted the SAS Analytics Roadshow 2019
in Dubai to highlight how advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI)
solutions are transforming organizations across the region in the digital era.

IT and business decision makers gained
greater insight into how data-driven innovation can be put in action to resolve
real problems within organizations.

The event was themed around ‘Building a
smarter organization with Analytics & AI’. SAS industry experts discussed
how organizations can leverage AI and analytics solutions to deliver real-world
benefits and to transform data into actionable insights and provide business

Speakers from SAS customers, including
Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Al Hilal Bank, Abu Dhabi Department of
Health, and OSN, discussed the impact of analytics and AI on their own

Governments and business across the Middle
East are looking at AI, analytics and other advanced technologies to transform
operations and deliver lasting economic and business value. AI could add as
much as $320 billion to the Middle East economy by 2030, according to PwC. More
than half (60%) of organizations believe analytics have made them more
innovative, according to global research commissioned by SAS.

“We see a strong desire among regional
business leaders and IT decision makers to leverage AI and analytics to drive
digital transformation in their organizations and gain competitive advantage,”
said Marcel Yammine at SAS. “AI has become mainstream in the region and our
customers are looking to SAS to enable them to transform data in actionable
insights through advanced analytics. We look forward to working closely with
our regional customers and empowering them through their digital transformation

Globally, SAS is investing $1 billion in AI
over the next three years through software innovation, education, expert
services and more. SAS is embedding AI capabilities into the SAS Platform and
solutions for data management, customer intelligence, fraud & security
intelligence and risk management, as well as applications for industries
including financial services, government, health care, manufacturing and

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