SAS is in the air

Today is Valentine's Day, and for many people it will be a day to celebrate with their significant other. Whether it's expressed by a nice dinner out, a bouquet of roses, or a big box of chocolates, there's no doubt that love will be in the air. It reminds me […]

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SAS Certifications are in demand

The demand for SAS Certifications has never been bigger. The number of SAS Certifications awarded has doubled over the last three years and in August the program had its biggest month ever with 1,195 certifications awarded. Here’s another impressive stat. More than 59,000 SAS Certifications have been awarded since the […]

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SAS Global Forum in cool and eclectic San Francisco

San Francisco! The Bay Area and Silicon Valley: innovation, the brightest minds, creating, inspiring new technology and style. This city is known for its healthy food choices.  For example, I spotted a homeless man on my way from the Westin St. Francis to the Moscone Conference Center with this never- […]

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An assortment of activity at Global Forum

This year at SAS Global Forum, the theme is “Strength in Numbers” and SAS Education is offering a number of training and certification opportunities to strengthen your SAS knowledge. We hope that you will take advantage of this unique chance to take a class, get SAS certified and attend the […]

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e-Courses have gone mobile so you can too! Try the new e-Courses and register for a free IPad® at SAS Global Forum

We’ve gone mobile so you can too. Come see us at SAS Global Forum  and be one of the first to try our new e-Courses on the tablet!  SAS Programming 1 and SAS Programming 2, soon available on your tablet devices, also feature free access to the SAS Practice editor […]

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Taking the storyboard approach

A storyboard is a blueprint of drawings/ideas in a specific sequence to illustrate a story.  Let’s take the Pixar film Toy Story as an example (I have a two-year-old and admittedly have watched this movie more than the hairs on my head).  Before they ever began animating with the design […]

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Heading out to a busy week at SAS Global Forum

I am in countdown mode, in about a week I will be heading to SAS Global Forum 2012. As a SAS Instructor for over fourteen years, I have been to several conferences but never one in Orlando. I am excited for the busy forum that awaits. Sunday afternoon I will […]

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Graphs are easy with SAS 9.3

ODS Graphics have matured.  With SAS 9.2, GTL and SG procedures were a new direction for creating analytical graphs in SAS. The motivation and design of the GTL framework and the SG procedures was driven primarily by the needs of the procedure writers within SAS to enable the automatic creation […]

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Try the sampler platter at SAS Global Forum

I'm a sucker for the sampler platter at restaurants - it gives you a little taste of everything. "The crispy, gooey cheese sticks are delicious, but man, I really want more of the chicken skewers as my meal," is typically how my thought process goes. SAS Training is offering the […]

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Top 10 SAS training courses

Usually I like to write a blog at the end of the year with a top 10 list of most popular classes or most read blogs for that year. Somehow I forgot to do that at the end of 2011, so here I am writing this blog today. I figured […]

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