Podcasts: On the road with 21 SAS authors and experts

I was thrilled about getting the opportunity to attend SAS Global Forum again this year. Not only did I get to spend time visiting lovely Seattle for the first time, but I was able to catch up one-on-one with 21 of our illustrious authors, colleagues, and users—and ask a lot […]

Author Spotlight: Mike Molter and The ODS Tagset Experience

Contributed by Mike Molter, Principal Statistical Programmer, INC Research I’m writing this from an altitude of 35,000 feet. As I try to squeeze my 6’1” frame into a space clearly designed for passengers no taller than 5 feet while trying to find a place to put my left elbow because […]

We have a winner!

Congratulations to John Calhoun of Gilead Sciences Inc.! He was the winner of the SAS Publishing book of his choice for participating in the SAS Global Forum SAS Publishing e-Book Reader Survey! Many thanks to everyone who participated in our survey. A results summary will be posted shortly. Once again, […]

Just Think of Them as Family

At SAS Global Forum this year, Clark Abrahams, Chief Financial Architect at SAS and author of Fair Lending Compliance and Credit Risk Assessment, offered me a piece of advice that I’m fairly certain is going to change my life. We were getting ready to begin the amazing book drawing for […]

This Seattle Marketer’s Place: SAS Global Forum 2010

It’s been a week and I’m finally recuperating from working SAS Global Forum in Seattle. Not that I’m complaining. The conference, as well as Seattle, was invigorating—and my very favorite SAS Global Forum thus far (I’ve attended 4). Seattle was anything but drippy. So grab your cup of java or […]

The Easiest Way to Lose Ten Pounds at SAS Global Forum

I just returned from the SAS Global Forum 2010 conference in Seattle, WA. From Cary, NC, the travel time is about 7 hours, so I packed all of my necessities for the flight in my carry-on backup. Not counting snacks, the weight of the laptop, four magazines, and two books […]

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. […]

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 […]

SAS Global Forum Goes Social

Contributed by Meg Crawford, Marketing Specialist, User & Customer Marketing Hi everyone! I'm Meg Crawford and I have a small and somewhat unhealthy obsession with social media. You may have seen me this year on Twitter as @Postgrad, on Facebook posting on the SAS Global Forum Fan Page, on LinkedIn, […]

SAS Global Forum: What to expect?

SAS Global Forum will be here before you know it, and we’ll have the opportunity to meet with the world’s largest assembly of SAS users. If you’ve attended before, you know about what to expect. There are lots of learning opportunities available on Sunday morning and afternoon, so if you […]