What should banks be for?

The question above is posed in the SAS eBook The Transformation of the Banking Industry: a brave new world. The financial services industry is still the largest chunk of our sales, clocking in at over 40% globally. We like to talk to our customers a lot and share their stories. […]

PROC STREAM: An evolution in dynamic content generation

SAS Server Pages were initially described in my SAS Press book Building Web Applications with SAS/IntrNet: A Guide to the Application Dispatcher . The creation of SAS Server Pages was accomplished through the use of a DATA step and the RESOLVE function. SAS Server Pages have been used by a […]

There are NO dumb questions

I've heard many questions during my 6 years as Sales Manager for SAS Publishing. I’ve noticed that we frequently get similar questions from customers. I’ve compiled a few of these frequently asked questions below with answers. I hope this helps. Please let us know what information would help you navigate our books. Question: I am […]

SAS eBooks: How are YOU reading them?

In a recent blog post, we received a comment that, while the Kindle was a favorite eReading device, it wasn’t the choice for technical material. Honestly, this is something we’ve wondered about! We’re seeing that eBooks are becoming more and more popular with SAS users. But, are these books being […]

Get hooked on the NOOK!

As a little girl growing up in rural North Carolina, I remember going to my Granddaddy’s fishing pond. My Daddy and Granddaddy loved to fish but as a six-year-old the fishing was boring to me. I was more interested in finding the worms to put on the fish hook.  I’d […]

Are you reading SAS eBooks?

2011 was a year when we immersed ourselves in the process of converting existing titles to eBook format. You can now read most of your favorite SAS books on your Kindle or iPad or access them for any device through the Google eBookstore. We are currently in the process of converting […]

From triptych to eBooks

Summer is moving along too fast this year. I haven’t read nearly as many books as I had planned but last week I finished Triptych by Karin Slaughter (a good read). After finishing the book I looked up the meaning of the word ‘triptych’ and the first definition was a […]

Where is the SAS Press $9.99 eBook?

I’m an avid reader and was not happy when ebook prices went from $3-4 to $9-12. However, being in publishing at SAS, I realize a book is priced based on its value and not the format. Shifting the cost from paper to digital is not as easy as you might […]