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Confessions of a SAS Dummy

SAS Global Forum 2014 was a ton of fun, and extremely busy for yours truly. If you wonder how I spent my time at the ... Read More

Talking Tech at SAS Global Forum 2014

For the third year now, I'll be hosting the SAS Tech Talk shows at SAS Global Forum. (Since I've been invited back I can assume ... Read More

Adding some culture to your SAS Enterprise Guide prompts

My teenage daughter is a self-appointed anglophile. She's a big fan of British movies and TV shows such as Doctor Who and Sherlock, and although ... Read More

SAS Talks: Favorite SAS Enterprise Guide Tricks

Last week's SAS Talks session, My Favorite SAS Enterprise Guide 5.1 Tricks, was remarkable in several ways. First, the featured presenter was Marje Fecht, who ... Read More

Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Express to debug custom tasks

It's true: you can use the Microsoft Visual Studio Express tools to build custom tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide and the SAS Add-In for Microsoft ... Read More

Adding "sticky notes" in your SAS Enterprise Guide projects

This isn't the first blog post to laud the "Note" feature of SAS Enterprise Guide. You know, the feature that allows you to add documentation ... Read More

Reading and updating ZIP files with FILENAME ZIP

In a previous post, I shared an example of using ODS PACKAGE to create ZIP files. But what if you need to read a ZIP ... Read More

Using SAS and ODS PACKAGE to create ZIP files

SAS users are big data consumers and big data creators. Often, we have to deal in large data files (or many smaller files) -- and ... Read More

Customer segmentation using RFM in SAS Enterprise Guide

Recency, Frequency, and Monetary Analysis (or RFM) is a popular customer segmentation technique employed by database marketers everywhere. Marketers use RFM to identify which customers ... Read More