Charu Shankar
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Technical Training Specialist

Charu Shankar has been a Technical Training Specialist with SAS since 2007. She started as a programmer, and has taught computer languages, business and English Language skills. At SAS, Charu teaches the SAS language, SQL, SAS Enterprise guide and Business Intelligence. She interviews clients to recommend the right SAS training to help them meet their needs. She is helping build a center for special needs kids in this project. http://www.handicareintl.org/pankaja/pankaja.swf

Recent Posts

Top 3 stocking stuffers for coders

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Looking for a SAS job? Join the 21-day SAS challenge

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Life saver tip for comparing PROC SQL join with SAS data step merge

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10 reasons to learn SAS code even when you have Enterprise Guide

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I can see clearly now thanks to this SAS student

With any software program, there are always new tips and tricks to learn, and nobody can know them all. Sometimes ... Read More

SAS takes your word for it

Last year, 50 companies came knocking on the doors of Rotman School of Management in Canada to recruit Masters of ... Read More

Help! Why does the WHERE clause choke on the INPUT function?

A student brought in this coding problem after her manager was struggling with this issue for a while. They played ... Read More

Getting things in order with PROC SQL, macro and a SAS function

Order must be the most frequent cry for help in the SAS classroom. “HELP,” said my student in the classroom. ... Read More

SAS Training: Show up and learn

Fear was written large on the faces of my class as I walked in to set up my SAS Enterprise ... Read More

Look what Santa has for lazy programmers

On any given day, on an average, good programmers spend maybe about 10-20% of their time writing code. And the ... Read More