Value of SAS

As a trainer for SAS Education Australia and chairperson of the local SAS User Group, QUEST (Queensland Users Exploring SAS Technology) , I meet many new SAS users over the years. In July 2011, I met Kim MacKenzie, a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia at an Enterprise […]

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Data and data crunchers rule: Analytics 2012

Unlike many of you, data hasn’t always ruled my world. Though I took statistics and economics classes in college, I built my academic career around studying history and writing papers like “The Importance of the Family Dinner in Preserving the Italian Culture among Immigrants.” Don’t laugh; it earned me an […]

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Test drive e-course at SAS Global Forum

For those of you who want to see and try e-Learning, please come visit me at the e-Learning booth at SAS Global Forum in Orlando. Follow me on The SAS Training Post, and I will tell you more about what the future holds for e-learning (think mobile and iPad!). To see […]

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EPTO customers, need a SAS Global Forum 'FASTPASS'

If your company has an EPTO account, it could be like getting a FASTPASS ticket to SAS Global Forum. EPTO units won't move you to the head of the line like FASTPASS (there are no lines), but they can pay for your SAS Global Forum event registration fees! Don’t know what […]

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Four reasons to attend SAS training at SAS Global Forum

So, there’s a lot of talk about staying for the magic of Disney World after SAS Global Forum. What about arriving early for some SAS magic? A selection of some of the most popular SAS training courses is being offered Wednesday – Friday, April 18-20 prior to the conference. Here’s […]

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Learning from Our Learners: Education’s Customer Summit

For a service organization like ours, there are few things more valuable, let me correct that, nothing is more valuable, than feedback from our users. We are really lucky in this regard; SAS users are not bashful about sharing their opinions when it comes to “their” software. We certainly benefited […]

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Seattle Goes Social: Your Guide to Interacting at SAS Global Forum

Contributed by Meg Crawford, Marketing Specialist, User & Customer Marketing; Kirsten Hamstra, Web Marketing Specialist, SAS Publishing; and Michele Reister, Field Marketing Specialist, SAS Education. If you read last month’s Open Mic blog posts from Meg Crawford and Kirsten Hamstra about all the great social media activities happening at SAS […]

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