Felix Liao is a manager within the customer advisory team at SAS and is also responsible for the analytics platform product portfolio for SAS Australia and New Zealand. He has over 15 years of experience working in the Australian and New Zealand analytics market. Felix was responsible for the regional launch of SAS Viya and was also responsible for the successful launch of SAS Visual Analytics in Australia and New Zealand in 2012. He is a regular speaker and blogger on the topic of analytics, data visualization, and machine learning. A computer engineer from his undergraduate study, Felix obtained his MBA in 2009 from Macquarie University, and he is also a SAS certified data scientist. His diverse background allows him to bring a wide set of views and perspectives, which are critical in modern analytics and machine learning projects and initiatives.
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Smart Data Discovery Using SAS® Viya®: Powerful Techniques for Deeper Insights
by Felix Liao
Gain Powerful Insights with SAS® Viya®!
Whether you are an executive, departmental decision maker, or analyst, the need to leverage data and analytical techniques in order make critical business decisions is now crucial to every part of an organization. Smart Data Discovery with SAS® Viya®: Powerful Techniques for Deeper Insights provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct a smart discovery process and empower you to ask more complex questions using your data. The book highlights key components of a smart data discovery process utilizing advanced machine learning techniques, powerful capabilities from SAS® Viya®, and finally brings it all together using real examples and applications.
With its step-by-step approach and integrated examples, the book provides a relevant and practical guide to insight discovery that goes beyond traditional charts and graphs. By showcasing the powerful visual modeling capabilities of SAS® Viya®, it also opens up the world of advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to a much broader set of audiences.
- Len Tashman is the founding editor of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, now in its 10th year of publication
- Udo Sglavo is Vice President of Advanced Analytics at SAS Institute.
- Michael Gilliland is Product Marketing Manager for SAS forecasting software and author of The Business Forecasting Deal.
- Ron Cody, EdD, a retired professor from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School now works as a private consultant and a national instructor for SAS Institute.