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This research note reviews the new features introduced in SAS Visual Analytics 8.2 and how SAS is positioning the solution for the near future.


  • SAS is positioning VA as the one-stop shop for all visual analytics needs.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the new visual and location analytics features introduced in 8.2.
  • Assesses how SAS is positioning VA for the near future.

Key questions answered

  • How is SAS positioning VA in the competitive visual analytics landscape?
  • What are the new features introduced in SAS VA 8.2?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Centralizing visual analytics needs
  • A few steps closer to a "human UI"
  • SAS puts VA on the map


  • Further reading
  • Author

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