The future of analytics

Before kicking off SAS Global Forum in Dallas, SAS held an academic summit to recognize faculty and students who are making a difference in analytics. They also shined a light on 15 student ambassadors whose papers were selected for their innovative approach to solving problems using SAS. Inside SAS Global […]

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Ode to a SAS Global Forum attendee

SAS Global Forum has just begun. Attendees are excited to see everything and everyone. A team of volunteers works hard with one goal in mind. To make sure it’s perfect to have you return time over time. There are definitely quite a few changes and I know for some past […]

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SAS Global Forum is live in 3, 2, 1…

There’s a common aphorism that everything is bigger in Texas. So when SAS decided to host SAS Global Forum and SAS Global Forum Executive Conference in Dallas - it had to go big. Both conferences will kick off Sunday evening with a Texas-sized crowd of more than 4,500 attendees. But […]

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SAS Global Forum 2015: What's inside The Quad?

Every college and university seems to have its own unique version of “The Quad”, where folks mingle and serious (and more often less serious!) happenings are staged. At SAS Global Forum, The Quad is the former SAS Support and Demo area, freshened up with today’s casual atmosphere, more interactive spaces […]

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SAS Global Forum 2015: SAS programming for newer technologies

Many experienced and novice SAS programmers take advantage of the power of a “language within a language” offered by PROC SQL, SAS/IML and the SAS Macro Facility. But how many of you are aware of recently added languages and techniques? These newer tools are designed to help SAS programmers leverage […]

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Headed to SAS Global Forum and searching for industry-related content?

If you are one of the thousands of SAS users soon to be in Dallas for SAS Global Forum, you've probably already used the online tools to help you view sessions related to your industry. It’s easy to do by filtering on your own particular industry, such as banking, or […]

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SAS and Hortonworks – partnering to unlock your Hadoop data

Contributed by Kim Truong, Sr. Marketing Manager, Hortonworks, where she is responsible for partner marketing with SAS. At Hortonworks, we’ve been working with SAS engineering teams since 2013, allowing our customers to leverage the inherent scale-out compute and storage capabilities of Hadoop in combination with the richness of SAS analytics. […]

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SAS Global Forum:  spotlight on analytical content

As always at this time of year, I like to highlight some of the related analytical content at the upcoming conference, and those readers not going can expect to benefit from the windfall of papers and online videos that will follow SAS Global Forum 2015. This year, the lineup looks […]

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SAS Global Forum:  spotlight on SAS administrators

This year, the number of presentations, Super Demos and workshops to help with the administration of SAS software and its hardware infrastructure is growing at SAS Global Forum 2015.  This is wonderful news to the SAS Administrators coming to the conference. These presentations start on Sunday with a 3.5 hour workshop offered […]

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Five must-see places while in Dallas

SAS Global Forum is great for seeing how others use SAS, both in a formal presentation environment as well as during informal conversations at mixers and meals. However, I always allow a little extra time when traveling to and from SAS Global Forum to see a little of the city […]

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