Kelly Levoyer 0
The great debate: analytics vs. instinct

Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers and Blink, and Tom Davenport, Babson College professor and author of Competing on Analytics, engaged this morning in a debate on a live Webcast onsite at The Premier Business Leadership Series at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. The theme of the debate is analytics vs. instinct:

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Stacey Hamilton 0
Live from M2009 - Day 3

Tuesday was a great day at M2009. I was able to talk to SAS Press author Randy Collica, who is working on a new edition of CRM Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS Enterprise Miner. I interviewed him and Curt Hinrichs, another SAS Press author, who is a coauthor of the

Customer Intelligence
Thirty ideas from the Digital Marketing Mixer you can implement tomorrow

The closing session of the MarketingProfs Digital Marketing Mixer featured a team of four "mixologists" who gathered and shared their top takeaways from the event. The mixologists were Jason Baer (@jaybaer), Stephanie Miller (@StephanieSAM), Michael Brito (@Britopian) and Beth Harte (@BethHarte). Stephanie handled the Must Know track: Build credibility before

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Integrating Social Media into Your Marketing Strategy to Gain a Greater Response

My notes from the Integrating Social Media into Your Marketing Strategy to Gain a Greater Response panel, from MarketingProfs Digital Marketing Mixer. Panelists: Pam O'Neal, Vice President of Marketing for BreakingPoint Systems, Inc., @poneal Glenda Ervin, Vice President, Marketing, Lehman's, @Galen_Lehman Debra Ellis, Founder, Wilson & Ellis Consulting, @wilsonellis Pam

Chris Hemedinger 0
Welcome sasCommunity visitors!

I arrived at work this AM to see a link to this blog featured as part of the sasCommunity.org Tip of the Day. If you clicked on that link and landed here, welcome! I hope it was worth the click. Please, make yourself at home and browse through the 2

Chris Hemedinger 0
Do me a favor: stop doing me favors

A customer posted on the discussion forum that, much his dismay, SAS Enterprise Guide sets the NOFMTERR option automatically when connecting to a SAS session. The FMTERR|NOFMTERR option specifies whether SAS should report an error when you attempt to reference a data column that has a SAS format applied, but

Chris Hemedinger 0
You can use it for evil, too

I found this excellent example of What Not To Do on graphjam.com. I was inspired to see if I could recreate something similar in SAS. You see the result here. Yes, the PIE3D statement is ready to do your bidding. If that's what you really want.

Chris Hemedinger 0
The CIO perspective from MWSUG

Along with hundreds of SAS users, Alison (of sas.com fame) is attending the MidWest SAS User Group meeting. She recently "live-blogged" the keynote presentation from Suzanne Gordon, our CIO. Suzanne does us proud every time. Check out what she had to say to the MWSUG attendees about her start at

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Angela Hall 0
Shared Prompts in SAS BI 9.2 ~ Modifying via EG 4.2

After mentioning the requirements in SAS Management Console to create and edit Shared Prompts (https://blogs.sas.com/content/bi/2009/09/24/creating-a-shared-prompt-for-multiple-imaps-and-stps-9-2/), I then came across functionality in SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2. In the 'Server List', there is a small blue circle with a 1-2-3 and when you mouse over you will see 'Prompt Manager'. When adding

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