SAS Releases COVID-19 Resource Portal

Data analytics firm SAS has unveiled an online portal that will provide businesses with resources to track information on COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Data Analytics Resource Hub allows users to check global insights, access learning options, read various articles and utilize analytics software and real-time COVID-19 data, the company said Tuesday.

Users may use the Data Discovery Environment tool to view detailed reports, dashboards and data from various organizations through the Viya framework.

SAS has also released the Coronavirus Dashboard Report, a data visualization dashboard that contains graphs, diagrams and drill-down features to present trends, status and spread of cases worldwide.

“As people and businesses are forced to adapt, we see the power of analytics to help allocate high-demand resources, forecast impacts, track potential exposure, detect and halt fraud, and improve health,” said Scott Calderwood, director of digital experience at SAS.

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