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  • Sunz Keynote Bi Futures 20071128

    1. 1. SUNZ Annual Conference 2007 A Big Thank You, to Our Sponsors
    2. 2. “ BI” of the Future SAS Enterprise Intelligence Platform: What’s new and what’s the next wave Keith Collins, Senior VP & Chief Technology Officer, SAS presented by Bill Gibson Chief Technology Officer SAS Asia Pacific
    3. 3. Top Ten Technology Issues – by Drivers <ul><li>Business Drivers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BPM/BAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unstructured Data and Content Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational Analytics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulatory Compliance / Security / Privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geospatial Data Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology Drivers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SOA, Web Services and Composite Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Data Visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RFID Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disruptive Technologies or Business Models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Search </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. BI Models – Current & Emerging <ul><li>Classic BI </li></ul><ul><li>Classic BI with Data Quality </li></ul><ul><li>BI with Feedback Loops </li></ul><ul><li>Real Time BI </li></ul><ul><li>Business Activity Monitoring </li></ul>
    5. 5. Classic BI Architecture <ul><li>Traditional idea of extracting data, building a DWH, running some analytics and producing a report... </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers are humans </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for monitoring processes </li></ul><ul><li>Provides consistency and management </li></ul>Legend Data Flows managed by 3 rd parties (----------) Data Flows with SAS ETL (solid red) Analytical Data Flows (solid black) Results Flows
    6. 6. SAS Visual BI and BI Dashboard
    7. 7. Classic BI Architecture with Data Quality <ul><li>Data Quality added </li></ul><ul><li>Various Possibilities in Combination </li></ul><ul><li>Real Time DQ in Operational Applications </li></ul><ul><li>DQ added in Flows to EDW or to Marts </li></ul><ul><li>One Set of Rules </li></ul>Legend Data Flows managed by 3 rd parties (----------) Data Flows with SAS ETL (solid red) Analytical Data Flows (solid black) Results Flows
    8. 8. BI Architecture with Operational Feedback <ul><li>Results fed back into Operational Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Integration at the Data level </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for Cyclical Applications eg Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Results of Forecasts, Cost Models or Optimisations </li></ul><ul><li>Users see same workflow but with better recommendations </li></ul>Legend Data Flows managed by 3 rd parties (----------) Data Flows with SAS ETL (solid red) Analytical Data Flows (solid black) Results Flows
    9. 9. Real Time BI Architecture BAM: Business Activity Monitoring <ul><li>Integration at a Service Level between Operational Application and Model </li></ul><ul><li>Real Time Scoring or Decisioning </li></ul><ul><li>Must Satisfy Throughput Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Useful when Score on Demand is required </li></ul><ul><li>May need to “marshall” data from operational system </li></ul>Legend Data Flows managed by 3 rd parties (----------) Data Flows with SAS ETL (solid red) Analytical Data Flows (solid black) Results Flows Service Calls
    10. 10. SAS Enterprise Intelligence Platform: What’s new and what’s the next wave
    11. 11. SAS 9.2 Logistics (SUNZ 2006) <ul><li>Coming….. 2007 Q3 </li></ul><ul><li>Migration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High priority for R&D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandate from Jim Goodnight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details later </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You should be on current maintenance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9.1.3 SP4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current hot fixes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current DI & BI releases, EG 4.1 </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. SAS Technologies Roadmap Coming Soon Today Already Production! 6 Months Ago What’s New Recently With SAS 9.1.3 December Coming Soon - 9.1.3
    13. 13. <ul><li>Scalability improvements (operation time now largely independent of project size) for unit level operations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add, edit, copy, and delete models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make series active / inactive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreate automatically-generated models, refit all models, and select a forecast model for a series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refresh the current forecast model, updating the parameter values for a series; refit the current forecast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance improvements for project level operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating, opening and closing large and very large projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filtering and scrolling through large and very large projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitting models for large and very large projects </li></ul></ul>Key Benefits of Forecast Server 2.1
    14. 14. <ul><li>EM project conversion utility </li></ul><ul><li>Addition of new data mining algorithms for predictive modeling, variable reduction, and market basket analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Additional tools for analytical data pre-processing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive binning, append, transpose </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhanced interactive data visualization including new graph types and persistence of interactive graphs created by the user </li></ul><ul><li>Reporter node for surfacing EM results via PDF and RTF ODS output </li></ul>Key Benefits of Enterprise Miner 5.3
    15. 15. Key Benefits of Enterprise Miner 5.3 User Interface Updates – Updated PFD <ul><li>Node status indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Improved icons along with zoom controls </li></ul><ul><li>Data library </li></ul>
    16. 16. SAS Technologies Roadmap SAS 9.2 – The Future Today Future Already Production! Still Under Development! 6 Months Ago December Coming Soon - 9.1.3 What’s New Recently With SAS 9.1.3 What Will 9.2 Bring Already Production! <ul><li>SAS 9.2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 1 (End of Q1/Early Q2 2008) : “Classic” SAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 (End of Q2/Early Q3 2008) : Technology Solutions Selected Solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 3 (Ongoing after phase 2) : Analytic Solutions Rest of SAS Solutions </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Environment Updates New Application Server Support (BI) Updated Browser Support (BI) New Operating Environments
    18. 18. Deployment, Installation and Configuration <ul><li>Electronic Software Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>SAS Deployment Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Increased support for silent (and repeatable) installs </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-requisite handling of specified 3rd party products </li></ul><ul><li>Optional “phone home” support </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded system requirements support </li></ul><ul><li>Simplified documentation install center </li></ul>
    19. 19. SAS 9.2 ODS Enhancements
    20. 20. ODS Graphics From Start to Finish Copyright © 2007, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
    21. 21. Survival Plot with LIFETEST
    22. 22. Bivariate Density Plot with KDE
    23. 23. Basics of ODS Graphics <ul><li>Invoke with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ODS GRAPHICS ON; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Procedure options determine “which plot I get” </li></ul><ul><li>Destination determines “where I see my plots” </li></ul><ul><li>Style determines “what all my plots look like” </li></ul><ul><li>Template determines “what a specific plot looks like” </li></ul>
    24. 24. SAS 9.2: Stat Studio <ul><li>The power of SAS analytical modeling tools </li></ul><ul><li>Exploratory graphics and modeling capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Extensibility of SAS/IML </li></ul>
    25. 25. Management & Administration <ul><li>Major focus for 9.2 and beyond </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor + Manage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment Migration (Promotion) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>9.2: Common logging system across the platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log4SAS (based upon Log4J Java standard) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Common Prompting Framework </li></ul>
    26. 26. Security Enhancements Single Sign On <ul><li>Single Sign-On (Windows Only – No Prompting) </li></ul><ul><li>Will be implemented for all SAS platform windows based clients and Web Clients </li></ul>
    27. 27. Enhanced Web Service Support <ul><li>Easier to call a SAS Web Service from anywhere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More fine grained WSDL used to define SAS web services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simpler use from standard tools and environments (Visual Studio, Sharepoint, Eclipse) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easier to call a web service from SAS - XML Libname engine updated to support WSDL and SOAP. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Service invoked by issuing the Libname statement with the native WSDL type. </li></ul>f ileref foo &quot; http:// &quot;; Libname foo XML type=WSDL ; To do a discover of the methods- returns the methods, input and output parameters, and the description Proc contents data= foo._all_; Returns the results from method1 in the web service foo based on the input parameters. Parameters can be a data set, and the Proc can be any Proc and the values would be manipulated appropriately. Proc Print data=foo.method1(param1=x, param2=y…);
    28. 28. SAS 9.2 DI Enhancements
    29. 29. <ul><li>SAS 9.2 Key Initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single sign-on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic and cascading prompts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User Interface enhancements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced PFD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Post-it” Notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete undo/redo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Debugging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture & display runtime statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic source, log, PFD linking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job and Process Manageability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step-thru and Run from processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change Data Capture Transformations – DB2, Oracle, Attunity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Metadata Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Data Cleansing and Enrichment </li></ul>Product Roadmap Data Integration Studio 4.2
    30. 30. Data Integration Studio 4.2 Advanced Debugging
    31. 31. Data Integration Studio 4.2 Warning / Error Management <ul><li>View of Warnings and Errors with ability to jump right into the log or the code. We will also offer advice as to the likely cause </li></ul>
    32. 32. Data Integration Studio 4.2 Run-time Monitoring
    33. 33. Data Integration Studio 4.2 Metadata Reporting
    34. 34. SAS/Access Enhancements <ul><li>SAS/Access to Netezza (already shipping) </li></ul><ul><li>SAS/Access to HP Neoview </li></ul><ul><li>Overall enhancements for SAS/Access products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teradata Parallel Transporter (TPT) support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PC Files (Paradox, Prodas, Dbase) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PC File Server as a Windows Service </li></ul></ul>
    35. 35. SAS ® In-Database Processing for Teradata SAS Scoring Data Teradata EDW Current Capabilities Data Teradata EDW Future Option SAS Analytic Modeling SAS Analytic Modeling SAS Modeling SAS Scoring
    36. 36. OLAP Server Enhancements <ul><li>Incremental Cube Update: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier to update the very large cubes SAS supports. Refresh times significantly reduced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available options for updating a cube: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add new data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add new members per dimension table </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Member property updates for existing members </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>New Batch Management </li></ul>
    37. 37. OLAP Cube Studio Enhancements <ul><li>Carry out an incremental update </li></ul><ul><li>Provide security settings </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for preview and validation of cube without leaving the admin interface </li></ul>
    38. 38. SAS 9.2 BI Enhancements
    39. 39. SAS® Information Map Studio <ul><li>Improved relational support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic & cascading prompts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto arrange tables in relationship tab </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easier maintenance of information maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set property for multiple data items at once </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UI for fixing unresolved references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving default descriptions </li></ul></ul>
    40. 40. SAS® BI Dashboard 4.2 <ul><li>Run in 3rd party portals via JSR 168 </li></ul><ul><li>Support for alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Secure editing of ranges </li></ul><ul><li>Pass parameters to Web Report Studio report </li></ul>
    41. 41. Parent Values Visual Totals & Subtotals % of Totals & Subtotals
    42. 42. SAS Web Report Studio 4.2 <ul><li>Prompting & Filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic & cascading prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Case insensitive filters/prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Use information map filters & prompts for OLAP </li></ul><ul><li>Allow multiple filter conditions for one data item </li></ul><ul><li>Filter Dialog: Search for values </li></ul>
    43. 43. <ul><li>Report Linking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link from ESRI spatial map with multi-select parameter passing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link directly to a stored process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to a specific report section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Within same report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Section in another report </li></ul></ul></ul>SAS® Web Report Studio 4.2
    44. 44. SAS® Web Report Studio 4.2 <ul><li>Add/view report comments </li></ul><ul><li>Email link to report, optionally with parameter values </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to call a report directly from a URL </li></ul><ul><li>Data driven hyperlinks in Tables/Graphs </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in scheduler </li></ul>
    45. 46. SAS® Add-In for Microsoft Office 4.2 <ul><li>Dynamic & cascading prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Forecast Server manual override </li></ul><ul><li>ODS Statistical Graphics support </li></ul><ul><li>Function in Microsoft Office 2007 </li></ul>
    46. 47. SAS® Add-In for Microsoft Office 4.2 <ul><li>Open and refresh SAS Reports authored by Web Report Studio or Enterprise Guide </li></ul><ul><li>PivotTable: calculated measures and drill-through support </li></ul><ul><li>PROC REPORT-based Wizard </li></ul>
    47. 48. Enterprise Guide 4.2 UI Framework Top-level menus have been reduced and combined with a basic toolbar. Summary Statistics One-time Analysis Programs A contextual tool bar appears inside the content area optimized for the object being viewed.
    48. 49. Conditional Logic displayed visually Conditional processing is set up but not run: Icons to show the path that is taken for the current run:
    49. 50. Conclusion <ul><li>9.2 is designed to meet the emerging issues of new models of BI, as well as improving the user, and administrator experience. </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation only covered selected highlights – there is much more. </li></ul><ul><li>Further details will become available closer to release dates. </li></ul>
    50. 51. Thank You
    51. 52. SUNZ Annual Conference 2007 A Big Thank You, to Our Sponsors