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Service delivery in the social welfare space is especially challenging: government agencies are often awash with data but constantly challenged in how to use it to make the best decisions for policy design or service delivery.


  • Visual Investigator is built on SAS's Viya architecture, which provides a uniform, common, and extensible environment that will progressively underpin the full SAS product suite.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains how SAS Visual Investigator is useful in addressing social welfare policy problems that require the integration of disparate data.
  • Understand how SAS Visual Investigator will assist agencies in making sense of their substantial data repositories.

Key questions answered

  • How does visualisation provide agencies with insight across disparate data feeds?
  • How is Visual Investigator being used in specific areas of public policy such as child abuse prevention?

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  • Summary
  • Social welfare problems are complex
  • Visual Investigator harnesses the SAS Viya architecture to scale rapidly
  • Disease outbreaks, fraud, and welfare issues have similar problem characteristics


  • Further reading
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