Beyond the Credential - Testing: Are You Naughty or Nice?

We have all been there. You are face to face with a test question. You stare at the page or screen, your mind is racing, your eyes scanning the question and then the answer options and then the question again. Your brain is straining to recall the information. Time is ticking. Frustrated at […]

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Beyond the Credential: Humans Behind the Exams

What is your first reaction to this question: “How would you like to take an exam today?” If you are like most people, you probably responded in a not so positive way. Maybe your brow furrowed, you physically leaned away from your computer (and this article), or your stomach knotted […]

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Administering on-campus SAS Certification exams

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo the Statistics Department offers two courses on preparation for the Base SAS Certification and Advanced SAS Certification exams, respectively.  Each of these courses is 10 weeks long and the topics covered follow the content offered in the certification guides offered by SAS.  […]

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Boost your big data skills at Analytics 2015

Among the tightly held cards, piles of chips and bright lights, there have been stories that have unfolded in Las Vegas that have been forever preserved in time, never seeing the light of day.  But what if what happened in Vegas…could be shared with excitement with your friends and family?  […]

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Getting SAS certified one credential at a time

Krystian Matusz is what I’d call a super SAS user. He currently holds seven out of the nine credentials SAS offers. SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 SAS Certified BI Content Developer for SAS 9 SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS […]

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Top 3 reasons to attend Analytics 2015 in Las Vegas

I’m not a big gambler, but there is something I would put my money on – analytics. Analytics is helping companies turn information into value. And yes, I mean money. If you want to learn about the latest analytics trends and get in on some of that “value” – attend […]

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2 days. 2 exams. 2 SAS certifications.

In just one weekend Shang-Hua Wu went from a SAS user to a super SAS user by getting not just one, but two SAS certifications – SAS Certified Base Programmer and SAS Certified Advanced Programmer. Wu wanted to earn his certifications to position himself for new career opportunities in the […]

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New SAS Visual Analytics certification launched

The SAS Global Certification program is proud to announce the release of a new credential: SAS Certified Visual Business Analyst Using SAS Visual Analytics. This credential is designed for analysts who are using SAS Visual Analytics to explore data and create insightful data visualizations. With SAS Visual Analytics now deployed in over […]

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SAS Certification sets up Indiana University grads for success

A year ago, Love Bisht and Hardi Gokani were working toward their master’s degrees in information systems at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business when SAS piqued their interest. Today, they’re newly minted graduates with a powerful extra credential – SAS Certification. Love and Hardi, both India natives, encountered SAS […]

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Technical experts on hand at SAS Global Forum

The SAS Training and Certification groups are excited to participate in SAS Global Forum 2015! We’ll have a booth in the Quad where you can stop by to ask questions, talk to your favorite instructor and register to win an iPad! We offer courses on almost every SAS product so to […]

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