SAS tourism

How do they spell “SAS” in Japan?  What does the Japanese version of the SAS Display Manager look like?  How is a SAS programming class conducted in Tokyo?  These may sound like pretty random questions, but I found myself wondering about them as I began preparing for my trip to […]

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SAS Press authors share in the thrill of victory

With the 2014 Winter Olympics in full force, many of you may be spending your free time cheering on your favorite athletes and marveling at their amazing abilities. Aren’t the athletes amazing in the way they spin, twirl, and fly through carefully practiced routines? The amount of preparation, practice, and […]

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The scoop on customers

This has not yet been publicly announced, but I’m too excited to keep it a secret. SAS recently created a new division devoted exclusively to customer support. The division’s name is Customer Engagement and Support (CES); its leader is Fritz Lehman and it consists of four divisions: Publications, Education, Technical […]

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Prepare yourself for Text Analytics

Text (aka unstructured) data is real, it’s huge, and it’s rapidly building up (both internally – at your company, and externally – on the web). You’ll only see more in the days to come. And guess what? If you are practicing traditional analytics at your company, foraying into unstructured data […]

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10 new SAS books

Are any of these stellar books on your shopping list? Our 10 latest titles cover the spectrum from analytics to programming to statistics—and come from industry leaders, as well as top SAS and JMP experts. If you like to sample before you buy, you’ll find an accompanying free excerpt with […]

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SAS and the city

One of the perks of being a SAS Press Author is being invited to give presentations at local SAS users group meetings.  There are over 70 registered local SAS users groups distributed throughout the United States, from sea to shining sea.  Local groups serve a given geographic area—often near a […]

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Two Englishmen at Analytics 2013 in London

Welcome to another installment of my blog series Data Preparation and Data Quality on the Road. The main actors here are my two SAS books Data Preparation for Analytics Using SAS (DP) and Data Quality for Analytics Using SAS (DQ), who are allowed to accompany me to many conferences, SAS […]

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Publications at your service

SAS and Publications are always committed to providing you with the highest quality products and services. Since this is Customer Service Week, we want to check in with you to see how we are doing. We’d love to hear from you. And here are some ways you can offer your feedback […]

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SAS author's tip: SAS/ACCESS interface to OLE DB

This week's SAS tip is from Frederick Pratter and his oft-referenced book Web Development with SAS by Example, Third Edition. In case you're counting, I've featured 5 previous excerpts from Frederick's fine book on this blog. There's so much good content to choose from in this big book. After taking a look at this week's […]

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SAS author's tip: Reading multiple observations per line of raw data

This week's SAS tip is from Lora Delwiche and Susan Slaughter's bestselling The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fifth Edition. With over 50 years of combined SAS experience, this powerhouse duo has helped thousands of programmers. You, too, can benefit from their instruction. The following excerpt is from SAS Press authors Lora […]

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