SAS Global Forum 2017 is closer to home, or should I say…

est plus près de la maison, está más cerca de casa, está mais perto de casa, dichter bij huis, is closer to home, eh! In analytics and statistics, we often talk about sample sizes. The size of the data sets that you analyze are a measure of the amount of […]

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How the SAS Global Forum Presenter Mentoring Program can help would-be presenters

For a SAS professional, presenting at SAS Global Forum 2017 can be a very rewarding. It can enhance your conference experience, help expand the knowledge of the broader SAS community, and advance your career by putting you on display as an expert SAS professional. It can also be a little […]

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Present at SAS Global Forum 2017 – Call for content now open

Editor's note: This blog includes the Call For Content Announcement and Frequently Asked Questions. SAS Global Forum is the premier event for SAS users to learn, teach, and network with each other and SAS experts. SAS Global Forum 2017 takes place April 2-5 in Orlando, Florida, where you can join […]

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15 top Global Forum 2016 papers for SAS administrators

I look forward to SAS Global Forum each year and this past conference ranked up that as one of the best I've ever attended. This year there were so many wonderful presentations, Super Demos and workshops on the topic of administration of SAS and the underlying hardware infrastructure needed for SAS […]

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Seven of my favorite big data presentations from SAS Global Forum 2016

Nowadays, nearly every organization analyzes data to some degree, and most are working with “Big Data.”  At SAS Global Forum 2016 in Las Vegas, a vast number of papers were presented to share new and interesting ways our customers are using data to IMAGINE. CREATE. INNOVATE., as this year’s conference tagline […]

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Couldn’t attend SAS Global Forum 2016? Here are a few highlights, resources and thank-yous

SAS Global Forum 2016 recently concluded and by all measures it was a huge success. With more than 5,000 attendees, hundreds of crazy-good talks and countless networking and learning opportunities, it very likely was the best SAS users’ conference yet. To put a bow on this year’s event, and help […]

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Data is the new soil; get your hands dirty

When was the last time an informational graph or chart caught your eye? I mean, really caught your eye in a way that made you want to emblazon it on a greeting card or frame it for your office? What’s that…never? Me neither, until I had the opportunity to see […]

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Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn

When you attend SAS® Global Forum - a conference where you’re surrounded by data scientists, programmers and those who grew up as the smartest people in the room – you expect to hear talk about big data and advanced analytics. What you don’t expect to hear are compelling messages about […]

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Highlights from SAS Global Forum: Technology Connection

Editor's Note: In addition to the summary included in this blog, you can view videos of the following product demonstrations from the Technology Connection at SAS Global Forum 2016 by clicking on the links below: SAS® Cloud Analytics SAS® Visual Analytics SAS® Customer Intelligence 360 SAS® Visual Investigator SAS® Environment […]

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Highlights from SAS Global Forum: Opening Session

Impressive innovations and exciting announcements took center stage (literally) at Opening Session of SAS Global Forum 2016. Near the end of the session, SAS CEO Jim Goodnight shared news about SAS’ new architecture that had everyone abuzz. SAS® Viya™ - There’s a new headliner in Vegas “We are unveiling a […]

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