I was recently invited to address a group of high school students who are enrolled in a SAS programming course. That's right -- I said high school students. These students are part of the Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) at a local high school. The AOIT is part of the
Read what MarketingSherpa says about the quarterly e-mail we send to sascom online subscribers: We are absolutely, completely in love with the ultra-pared-down design of this email newsletter, which boils down a 50-page online magazine into a postcard-sized creative. The sascom e-mail announcement won gold in MarketingSherpa's Annual Email Awards,
Last week I spoke with Robert Fecht, the SAS Global Forum 2007 Conference Chair, about his plans for this year's conference in Orlando. He was in Canada when we spoke over the phone but heading to North Carolina for a few days of meetings with conference team leaders. Fecht is
In our first quarter 2007 cover story "The Future of Business Intelligence" SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and others speculated about the BI vendor consolidation rumors that had been circulating for months. At the time, Dr. Goodnight said: SAS will still be standing as a strong independent vendor after the consolidation.
The new advanced degree program in analytics at North Carolina State University is drawing a lot of interest. We ran a brief news article in sascom when the program was first announced, and we're planning a longer q&a article for the next issue of the magazine. Don't wait for your
(editor's note: our first guest post comes from SAS Strategist Gary Cokins.) I don’t know why I was recently surprised to see tangible evidence of performance management applied by public sector organizations. I know that its components – such as strategy maps, balanced scorecards and activity-based costing – are common