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This SWOT assesses SAS's BI and analytics product portfolios, but mainly focuses on SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics.


  • Over the last five years the company has sharpened its focus on simplifying the UX (user experience) of its BI and analytics offerings with its self-service products, SAS Visual Analytics (SAS VA) and SAS Visual Statistics (SAS VS).
  • SAS's positioning as a "gold standard" for solving complex enterprise analytical and predictive problems, and by extension, its "must-learn" status in the data analyst/scientist community continue to differentiate it from its peers.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses SAS's analytics portfolio strengths.
  • Identifies development opportunities for SAS's analytics portfolio .

Key questions answered

  • What are the key strengths of SAS's analytics portfolio?
  • What should SAS focus on to further strengthen its analytics suite?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider SAS's BI portfolio?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the portfolio


  • Methodology
  • Author

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