Ring in the New Year

Hello Open Mic readers! Thank you for reading our blog where we discuss all things related to SAS authors, the publishing industry, and programs from SAS Publishing. 36 different individuals contributed their expertise and insights to Open Mic in 2010! They discussed such topics as SAS documentation, social media, textbooks, […]

We want to hear from you!

Our last post, "Getting the most out of user group events," was a first for us here at Open Mic, as it was contributed by a SAS user, Dr. Bruce Stegner. I'm continually impressed by the passion, dedication and knowledge of our user base and would love to see more […]

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 […]

SAS Authors Answer!

Have you ever wanted to ask your favorite author why they wrote their book? I recently had the opportunity to interview several of our authors and ask them a series of questions that we are introducing in a new video series called SAS Authors Answer! Over the next few weeks, […]

SAS Global Forum Goes Social - Take 2

My friend Meg Crawford wrote a great post yesterday previewing all the great social media activities planned for SAS Global Forum next month. Like Meg, it will be my first time attending SAS' biggest conference of the year and I couldn't be more excited to meet many of the customers […]

10 Lessons Learned about Integrating a Social Media Strategy

I am blogging from O'Reilly's Tools of Change Conference in New York City, where I will be co-presenting a case study today with my colleague Sean Gargan about the work we have done over the past year with social media. While working on our presentation, Sean and I realized that […]

Operation PROC CERTIFY; begins!

Becoming SAS Certified is no easy task. Don't you have the fondest memories of studying for the SAT or GRE? Late nights poring over practice exams, running through vocabulary flashcards with study partners, and attending prep courses. What I remember most was the absolute rush of relief upon finishing these […]

Welcome to SAS Publishing's Open Mic, the stage is yours

Publishing is a rapidly changing business. As technology continues to revolutionize the way we consume information, one thing seems to remain constant – “content is king.” SAS Publishing recognizes that our customers now carry Kindles, visit online discussion forums for solutions, edit wikis with sample code and ask programming questions […]