Sailing and the art of data quality assessment

Gerhard Svolba is a colleague at SAS who is not only an experienced analyst and a caring father, but also an author for SAS Press and an enthusiastic sailor. He has done valuable research about detecting data quality problems and their consequences for data analysis. As a statistician, I’m well […]

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Visualizing historical biomarker data with JMP

I shared in my previous post that I scoured my baby book and tracking notebooks and requested various medical records to gather historical information about my weight fluctuations over the years. I used this data to construct JMP graphs with annotations and pinned hover labels containing pictures (thanks to the […]

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10 things you didn’t know about JMP: Tips and tricks

A fellow consultant has advised that, when working on submissions for a regulatory agency, you should “model” your submission on previous ones (that is, leverage previous successful work to your benefit). In that spirit, I fully admit to “modeling” this blog post on those by Jeff Perkinson (10 Things You […]

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Analyzing Manning and Brady over the years

If you follow pro football (and probably even if you don't), you know that last night the Denver Broncos beat the New England Patriots to earn their spot in Super Bowl 50. But as if a shot at the Super Bowl wasn't big enough, this game meant even more than […]

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So, you like hearing from our developers

Last year, you heard from many people in JMP Development here in this blog. And it turns out you liked that best! Almost all of the top 10 posts of 2015 were written by R&D folks, and that's not a surprise. Our developers have tons of useful information and examples, […]

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The power of passion and curiosity

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Curiosity and passion can be powerful levers in opening new doors, making new discoveries and doing better — so says Jason Brinkley, Senior […]

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New activities and videos to enhance your JMP skills

Since it debuted earlier this year, the New User Welcome Kit has become one of the most fun and efficient ways to learn how to use JMP. Now it’s been updated with six new hands-on activities that let you apply your skills within JMP itself. The new activities include: Using Graph […]

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Analyzing a 4-factor definitive screening design with diecast cars data

When I created the four-factor definitive screening design discussed in my previous blog post, I was excited to try out the new technique that Bradley Jones presented at the JMP Discovery Summit. Looking at the dyed cars, I noticed some promising results and a wide array of colors. The new […]

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New book gift ideas for analytical friends and family

Having polled some of my erudite friends and colleagues as well as having finished some noteworthy books these last several months, I developed a book list that may help with your holiday shopping (even if it’s for yourself). In preparing this list, I thought it might be useful to include […]

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A 4-factor definitive screening design as a response surface design alternative

I’ve been a huge fan of definitive screening designs from the moment I first read about them. I’ve also been excited by Bradley Jones' new approach for analyzing definitive screening designs. As my second experiment with dyeing toy cars had promising results, it seemed like the right time to better […]

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