Bookstore reports from SAS Global Forum: day one

Resourceful Publications colleagues shared highlights of day one at SAS Global Forum. SAS documentation, Kindle Fire surveys, SAS students, preview copies, and high-performance analytics top the list: Sean Gargan – Director, SAS Publishing Monday morning musing from the Bookstore at SAS Global Forum... I had the good fortune to meet three enterprising […]

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Documentation for high-performance analytics

We are surrounded by massive quantities of data, and somewhere in there is the information that your organization needs. But being able to perform complex analysis on huge amounts of data isn’t enough – the analysis needs to take place quickly enough for you to be able to act on […]

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How long have you been using?

Do you enjoy recalling your first SAS encounter almost as much as a first date? If so, you’re not alone.  Before picking up the phone to call me, however, consider eavesdropping on some recent SAS users’ conversations—and then share your own story. Last week, members of our Fans of SAS Books […]

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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 […]

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Time to tell your analytics story

Predictive Analytics World is a little over a week away. I hope you’re planning to be in San Francisco for this exciting conference. This is the first time that SAS Publishing will participate in the event, and I am really looking forward to it. We’re teaming up with the Analytics […]

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Fun facts about a SAS technical editor

In the March issue of SAS Publishing News, you'll find an interview with SAS technical editor Mike Boyd. I decided to put the spotlight on this multi-talented man for many reasons: Technical editors typically don’t receive the recognition they deserve. I’ve sought Mike’s expertise on a number of marketing projects and […]

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Your chance to ask an author recruiter almost anything

On Thursday, February 23, SAS Press acquisitions editor Shelley Sessoms and I will take questions about getting published, why you should publish with us and the publishing industry in general. If you like our books or have considered writing your own SAS or JMP book, join us on Twitter at […]

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eBooks, eBooks, eBooks

More than 1,000 attendees from all facets of the Publishing industry gathered in New York in January for the 2012 Digital Book World Conference.  Not surprisingly, the topic of eBooks and their impact on the industry was a focal point of the three day event. Many of the presentations, the […]

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Find me at Statistical Practice 2012

In less than two weeks, I’ll be in sunny Florida attending a brand new conference. According to their Web site, Statistical Practice 2012 aims to bring together hundreds of statistical practitioners, including data analysts, researchers and scientists who engage in the application of statistics to solve real-world problems on a daily basis. […]

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Today’s book buzz in 140 characters or less

Interested in saving 10% on books about rodents today? You’ve come to the right place. No, SAS Publishing isn’t making this discount (or any books about rodents) available, but I have scoped out some of today’s best publishing related tweets (announcements). If you’re not using Twitter (yet) or even think […]

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