So what’s the big data?

There’s a lot of excitement right now around the book, Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners by Jared Dean, SAS Senior Director of Research and Development. At SAS, Dean is responsible for the development of the company’s worldwide data mining solutions. His […]

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Write a SAS book

As SAS software continues to develop, the demand for information grows. That’s why there’s a big recruitment effort underway at SAS Books to get experts to share their best practices on using SAS. Recruiter Shelley Sessoms attended the Analytics 2014 conference in Frankfurt, Germany last week to find new writers. […]

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Are you ready for Fall? We are!

It's hard to believe that the summer season is winding down and cooler weather, fall leaves and football (Go Panthers!) is around the corner! Around SAS, we are gearing up for the fall conference season. I recently asked the fans of our Facebook page if they have ever attended a […]

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SAS Global Forum is my Old Faithful

Contributed by Gary Meek, Director, Documentation Development My team at SAS has tried many different things to get customers to tell us how we can serve them better. We’ve contacted customers directly (with their permission), worked with other customer touch points at SAS like Technical Support, Professional Services, and Education. […]

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Live from the SAS Global Forum Executive Conference

What do you get when you have a ballroom full of people discussing ways to make their companies better? Well, for one thing you get a room full of happy people, but for another you get a jam-packed day at the SAS Global Forum Executive Conference. Analytics was a key […]

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Covering Conferences: ENAR

Contributed by Chuck London, SAS Publishing Sales Representative I just returned from attending the 2010 ENAR Spring Meeting hosted at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, home of the 2010 Super Bowl Champion Saints. From the moment I got on my connecting flight in Atlanta, you could tell that the […]

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Live from PBLS

Our day started in the exhibit hall with a delicious Tex Mex breakfast and lots of visitors interested in buying the speakers' books, which we have in stock for purchase. We have Wiley and SAS Business Series titles, including Thornton May's The New Know, as well as titles by Malcolm […]

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Live from M2009 - Day 3

Tuesday was a great day at M2009. I was able to talk to SAS Press author Randy Collica, who is working on a new edition of CRM Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS Enterprise Miner. I interviewed him and Curt Hinrichs, another SAS Press author, who is a coauthor of the […]

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Live from M2009 - Day 2

I’m tired. But in a good way. We had a great day in the SAS Publishing booth. We had a lot—and I do mean a lot—of traffic in the booth, much of it thanks to the early-bird book giveaway special. And I got to talk to a lot of cool […]

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Live from M2009 - Day 1

I had every intention of blogging daily from M2009 and PBLS, but I never found a free moment yesterday to write down anything. I don’t like to think about it because it makes me exhausted, but I think I stayed awake for 24 hours yesterday. After a delay in Dallas, […]

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