Analytics | Learn SAS
Rick Wicklin 0
The balanced bootstrap in SAS

I have previously blogged about ways to perform balanced bootstrap resampling in SAS. I recently learned about an easier way: Since SAS/STAT 14.2 (SAS 9.4M4), the SURVEYSELECT procedure has supported balanced bootstrap sampling. This article reviews balanced bootstrap sampling and shows how to use the METHOD=BALBOOT option in PROC SURVEYSELECT

Advanced Analytics | Cloud
Lucas de Paula 0
Running CMS Risk Adjustment Models via API with SAS Analytics Pro (Viya) on Azure

In this third article, we will introduce an alternative approach that surfaces the CMS-HCC Risk Adjustment Model execution through SASPy integration to a Flask application. We will demonstrate how this integration allows a user to score an individual patient/member on-demand, using inputs to an interactive web form to execute the model score code, surfacing the resulting score to the user.

Work & Life at SAS
Rebecca Allen 0
Breath as Movement

INTRODUCTION  Have you ever thought of breathing as a type of movement or physical activity?  Consider this.  It’s the first movement we did when we were born.  And we all do it – an average of 14-16 times per minute.  It’s essential for every other aspect of living.  And it’s accessible to

Marketing | Work & Life at SAS
Jenn Chase 0
Want to make your marketing team more inclusive? Try this

The business case for diversity and inclusion is clear. Research has shown that diverse organizations are more profitable, more innovative and more desirable to employees. So how do we as marketers contribute to making our organizations inclusive? I believe that we must start by cultivating curiosity. Curiosity fuels diversity and inclusion Curiosity

Learn SAS | Students & Educators
Access for success: SAS Certification practice exams now offered for free

Here at SAS, we understand the importance of having access to cutting-edge professional resources. That’s why, for more than 40 years, we’ve provided individuals in programming, data management and analytics fields with low-cost and no-cost materials that promote success in their educational and professional journeys. And today, as the demand

Advanced Analytics | Analytics | Data Visualization
Carlos Pinheiro 0
Vehicle Routing Problem - A beer distribution example in Asheville

The Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) algorithm aims to find optimal routes for one or multiple vehicles visiting a set of locations and delivering a specific amount of goods demanded by these locations. Problems related to the distribution of goods, normally between warehouses and customers or stores, are generally considered vehicle routing problems. For this article's example, let’s consider a real (and awesome) brewery that needs to deliver beer kegs to different bars and restaurants throughout multiple locations.

Data Visualization
Dan Heath 0
The Power of Stacking

Amazing things can be created when you start with small pieces and stack them together. Just ask Bryan Berg. He is the current world record holder for the tallest house of cards. This same principle can be applied to the SGPLOT and SGPANEL procedures. You can take the individual plot

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Data Management
Marinela Profi 0
The social impact of data science: improving the mental health for cancer patients with AI

A cancer journey affects both physical and mental health. This often results in feelings of social isolation, loss of identity, clinical depression and even PTSD. This often goes unrecognized and undiagnosed due in part to lack of resources, tools and time. Swedish startup War On Cancer wondered whether they could

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