SAS presenters series: Bill McNeill


In hopes of adding to your SAS Global Forum experience, we've kicked off a SAS presenters series. Here, we’ve asked some of the SAS presenters five questions to learn more about what makes them tick, why they chose to present and what they hoped you would take away from the presentation. Take a look at Bill McNeill’s answers.

Bill McNeill, Software Developer

Bill, tell me something about yourself that will show the SAS Global Forum blog readers, SAS users and your colleagues an insight into Bill McNeill.
In October, my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since then, my life has been turned upside down. I’ve seen her through five months of chemotherapy and then surgery. It has been a very trying time.

Have you been to SAS Global Forum before?
This is my first time.

What problem or customer pain were you hoping to solve with your SAS Global Forum presentation?
When I wrote Test Driving the Improvements to the INFOMAPS Procedure and LIBNAME Engine, I wanted to show customers how to take advantage of information maps from within Base SAS®.

During your presentation, what are the most important highlights or questions that you hoped to cover?
Highlighted the new features added to the INFOMAPS procedure and LIBNAME engine.


About Author

Waynette Tubbs

Editor, Marketing Editorial

+Waynette Tubbs is the Editor of the Risk Management Knowledge Exchange at SAS, Managing Editor of sascom Magazine and Editor of the SAS Tech Report. Tubbs has developed a comprehensive portfolio of strategic business and marketing communications during her career spanning 15 years of magazine, marketing and agency work.

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