Calculate a moving average using periodic operators in SAS Visual Analytics Designer

Analysts often use a simple moving average to get an idea of the trends in data. This is simply an average of a subset of time periods, and the size of the subset can differ depending on the application. The technique can be used with data based on time periods, […]

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Use Percent of Total and Reference Lines to ask better business questions

Reference lines on a visualization are used to help identify goals or targets, acceptable or unacceptable ranges, etc; basically any metric that puts a frame of reference around the values on the visualization. The Percent of Total of a metric is used to help identify a part-to-whole relationship. It answers […]

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Setting up SAS Business Intelligence environments – the right way

When new SAS users get introduced to the SAS Business Intelligence software (SAS BI), along with the thrill of a wide spectrum of new and desirable functionality, almost always comes a state of confusion--if not panic. How do we go about adapting it to our organization IT guidelines? How do […]

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Watch Now: What’s New in SAS® Enterprise BI

Rick Styll from SAS presents the latest features of SAS® Enterprise Business Intelligence which include improved dashboards, navigation and better integration with Excel and email clients. tags: business intelligence, Livestream, SAS Global Forum

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Watch Now: Use a SAS® Stored Process

Tricia Aanderud from And Data and Angela Hall from SAS share the advantages of SAS® Stored Processes with the SAS Global Forum! In this discussion, you will learn tips and tricks for using stored processes within SAS BI clients. Watch their presentation, "Stop Your "Wine"ing:  Use a Stored Process", now […]

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Friday's Innovation Inspiration - Consolidated reporting for big data

With an exponential growth in transactions, it may be hard to get a clear, single view of customer interactions. ICICI Bank , India's second largest bank, needed a single system that could replace multiple (complex to maintain) reporting systems - enterprise wide. The challenge - finding a solution to handle its growing […]

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SAS Talks - What's new in business intelligence?

Reducing the data gatekeeper role helps people at all levels of the organization quickly interact with data and uncover significant value. That's business intelligence in a nutshell, but what's new with BI these days? tags: business intelligence, SAS Global Forum, sas talks

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Another sneak peek for your SAS Global Forum 'agenda'

By now, I’m sure you have created your personal agenda for SAS Global Forum – so guess I will see you on Tuesday morning (9:30 am) in the Southern Hemisphere V area for the Get Your “Fast Pass” to Building Business Intelligence with SAS and Google Analytics presentation. Angela Hall […]

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Friday's Innovation Inspiration - Tracking competitive zeal

You can keep track of and report anything with SAS, even motivation - or the lack thereof. This team has developed a portal to analyze and report their ride data. It could just as easily be used for groups who want to work together to lose a few pounds, train […]

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SASonality = Sy Truong

I've never met Sy Truong face-to-face. (That will be one of the top items on my SAS Global Forum 2011 to-dos.) I’ve talked with him on Twitter and enjoyed his blog so much that I listed it in an edition of the SAS Tech Report. I’ve even talked with him […]

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