Expanding a good thing: SAS Users Groups LinkedIn Group

In August 2011, we expanded the scope of the SAS Global Forum blog and rebranded it as the SAS Users Group blog.   Our goal was to create one vibrant and dynamic spot for content related to SAS users groups and SAS user presentations.   The result has been terrific!  Many new […]

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Managing big data at the speed of risk

“When I started using predictive analytics in 1991, I had a desktop computer with a 600 megabyte hard drive running SAS® 5.0 something,” said Olivia Rud, respected business intelligence thought leader and author of Data Mining Cookbook: Modeling Data for Marketing, Risk and Customer Relationship Management. Technology has vastly improved […]

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Minimizing risk of bad data: a cross-industry problem

"Bad data does exist," says Sunil Gupta, SAS author and Global Corporate Trainer, Gupta Programming. Gupta is an expert in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, but he volunteered this week to speak to an audience of SAS users in the insurance and financial services industries about minimizing the impact and […]

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IFSUG Summit registration now open!

Are you a SAS professional working in the insurance or financial services industry? Are you looking for a place where you can talk with others who work in the those industries? Would you like to get together and network, face-to-face, or share ideas and best practices for using SAS? There is now a SAS Users Group just for you; […]

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IFSUG Summit Call for papers

~Contributed by Rex Pruitt, IFSUG Chairman One of the newest SAS users groups has settled on a date, time and place for its first formal get-together. IFSUG (Insurance & Finance SAS Users Group) will meet March 4-6 in the new SAS Executive Briefing Center in Cary, NC. The IFSUG Summit will […]

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Newest SAS Users Group: Insurance and Finance SAS Users Group (IFSUG)

Contributed by Rex Pruitt, IFSUG Chairman ~ During SAS Global Forum 2011 in Las Vegas, a small group of users gathered to organize the first IFSUG (Insurance and Finance SAS Users Group). Today, there are more than 370 enrollees in IFSUG Constant Contact, 60 members in the IFSUG LinkedIn group […]

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