Junior Professional Program--more reasons to apply

The application deadline for the SAS Global Forum 2015 Junior Professional Award has been extended to February 1! If you have fewer than three years’ experience using SAS in a professional setting, you’ll want to take a closer look at the requirements and apply online. Junior Professional Program Coordinators Sally […]

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Presenter Mentoring Program:  5 reasons you’ll want to enroll

Congratulations if you’re one of the over 300 presenters whose proposals for content were accepted for SAS Global Forum 2015! Now that it’s time to start preparing papers, posters and presentations, I thought this would be a good opportunity to write about the Presenter Mentoring Program, an excellent service offered […]

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SAS Global Forum—register early, make a difference

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year – steeped in tradition, family and friends, and giving. This time of year has also created a burgeoning shopping period with decorations appearing by Labor Day! In 2012, the 92nd Street Y in New York and the United Nations Foundation tried a new […]

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Junior Professional Award – helping new SAS users attend SAS Global Forum 2015

Recently, I spoke with Sally Carson about the Junior Professional Award, a SAS Global Forum 2015 program for people who have used SAS three years or less. The award offers free registration, free training and lots of opportunity to learn and become involved. This is the third year that Junior […]

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SAS Global Forum 2015 -- content a big success!

As the team of nearly 50 peer-reviewers finalize their review and recommendations, I want to reflect on the amazing accomplishments of the SAS Global Forum 2015 teams:  Nearly 700 sessions were submitted by the SAS user community and SAS experts! More than 150 selections are online and available for preview! […]

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Enterprise Architecture: Your chance to design your perfect SAS environment

Perhaps it is my astrological sign, but as a Gemini, I seem to be cursed blessed with a duality that consists of balancing my creative side with exacting nature of my logical side.  In my personal life, I enjoy woodworking.  Whether it is creating “art in the round” from a […]

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Considering a SAS Global Forum 2015 presentation? Try an e-poster!

Last year, after 15 years of benefiting from the SAS community, I thought it was time to give a little something back. So I decided to write a paper on two technologies I have a healthy interest in: SAS and Hadoop. My paper SASReduce: an implementation of MapReduce using BASE/SAS […]

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Your SAS Global Forum 2015 draft kit

It’s my favorite time of the year, draft time!  NFL and Fantasy Football fans, I don’t mean THAT draft, but similar.  It’s what I will call the #SASGF15 draft! The time of year when the best and the brightest, the most knowledgeable, passionate, and inspirational SAS users submit ideas around […]

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SAS Global Forum 2015—the place to learn more about analytics

Ever wondered where to find analytics experts to get your countless questions answered or where to find qualified talent to grow your industry? The simple answer to these questions is just one event – SAS Global Forum 2015 in Dallas, TX April 26-29. Every year, the SAS Global Users Group […]

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8 most attended SAS administrator papers in 2014

In a comment on last week’s blog asking SAS administrators: please submit your paper idea for SAS Global Forum 2015, Andrew Howell of ANJ Solutions asked if I had any statistics on which were the most popular SAS administrator papers for last year’s conference. He suggested the following nominations although […]

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