Credit risk modeling: Remove the guess work

What's the probability that a firm will default on its debt? That’s the big question for many financial institutions. One way you can answer it is with credit risk modeling. Starting today, we’re offering a new Business Knowledge Series course on that topic through our popular e-Learning format. That means […]

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SAS Certification at Analytics 2014

Attending an industry conference requires an investment in time away from the office and maximizing that investment makes a lot of sense.  In addition to gaining insight into challenges facing the analytics industry today,  discovering and evaluating new products and services, and networking with the largest gathering of analytics professionals […]

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The SAS model factory – a big data solution

Do you have too many models to build, too many to manage, too few analytic resources or too much data?  A Model Factory may be your answer. The mindset of analytics is changing.  This represents the transformation from a “craftsman” dominated culture in which multiple weeks were spent cycling through […]

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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 guessing games, but to no avail. Here’s what happened when they submitted data step and proc sql code using a WHERE clause with an INPUT function? data aileen; length hcn […]

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Chris Hemedinger reveals all the secrets to custom tasks in SAS EG

To thousands of end users around the world, SAS® Enterprise Guide is a productivity tool for data management, analytics, reporting and SAS programming.  As many features as SAS Enterprise Guide offers, these still represent just a fraction of what people can do with SAS. That's why a growing number of […]

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Not the same ol’ middle tier

The SAS Middle Tier is all new for SAS 9.4, and you might not recognize it. Gone are the third-party web application servers. Gone is the third-party Java development kit. Missing major components like those may cause you to ask yourself, “Does SAS still have a middle tier?”  With the […]

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A tale of two administrators

You are the new SAS Administrator. After the initial shock or excitement, you sit back and wonder, “What does that MEAN???” In an enterprise environment there are often divisions of duties. The SAS Intelligence Platform is no exception. Just take a look at the architecture. Just looking at this picture, […]

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Thanks a Million

In July, we trained our 1 millionth user. It’s a significant milestone for SAS. In celebration, we want to recognize our customers and say “thank you” for making a commitment to us for your learning. Now through Aug. 31, we are offering a special Buy One, Get One 50-percent off […]

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SAS Programming is going on tour

One of my favorite bands, Kings of Leon, is touring again this year and making a stop in Raleigh. I didn’t want to take any chances that I might miss them playing in my hometown so I bought tickets as soon as they went on sale. As you might agree, […]

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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 Guide (EG) course. Participants talked in hushed tones and I wondered what this was all about. I was soon to find out during the introductions. Here are some snippets from […]

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