SAS Press author Kirk Paul Lafler's favorite tips using PROC SQL.
This blog post introduces the use of deep learning to train a deep neural network to further improve performance; and hybrid architectures.
Find out about the new edition of Ron Cody's latest best selling book.
Hybrid computers that marry CPUs and devices like GPUs and FPGAs are the fastest computers, but they are hard to program. This post explains how deep learning (DL) greatly simplifies programming hybrid computers.
This blog post highlights more SAS Global Forum papers chosen by SAS Press authors.
Bill Benjamin’s bestseller, Exchanging Data between SAS and Microsoft Excel: Tips and Techniques to Transfer and Manage Data More Efficiently, was pipped at the post as he narrowly missed the top spot to Implementing CDISC Using SAS: An End-to-End Guide, at last month’s PharmaSUG 2015 meeting in Orlando -- by one
Many colleagues and customers at SAS Global Forum ask me, why I write books beside having a full-time job as SAS consultant and being lecturer at universities. Valid question. SUSTAINABILITY. I have been working in so many analysis projects in different domains and industries. Some of them were longer, others were
The first time I used the Internet it blew my mind. As a diplomat brat, at any point in time everyone I knew was everywhere but where I was. Thanks the miracles of Gopher, Veronica, IRC and email, the tyranny of distance didn’t seem so oppressive any more. When I
Dear SAS Users - As I write this last post for 2010, I have one ear listening to the weather forecast for signs that we should pull out the sleds and snow boots. MAYBE we’ll get a little snow in the next few days to make it really seem like
I was thrilled about getting the opportunity to attend SAS Global Forum again this year. Not only did I get to spend time visiting lovely Seattle for the first time, but I was able to catch up one-on-one with 21 of our illustrious authors, colleagues, and users—and ask a lot
At SAS Global Forum this year, Clark Abrahams, Chief Financial Architect at SAS and author of Fair Lending Compliance and Credit Risk Assessment, offered me a piece of advice that I’m fairly certain is going to change my life. We were getting ready to begin the amazing book drawing for
I’m excited to announce that SAS Press will have two more new books available for sale soon! Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond by Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew, and Combining and Modifying SAS Data Sets: Examples, Second Edition by Michele Burlew will be available November 16th.
The North Carolina State Fair just closed. This year’s theme was a “A Whole Lotta Happy” and drew in a record-breaking 900,000 people. Whether you go there for the rides or the games or the exhibits or the animals or the giant pumpkins or the latest fried concoction, the State
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
I checked our SAS Publishing Twitter account the other day, and was surprised to see that SAS Press contracted author Sy Troung had posted videos of attendees and SAS representatives from the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) conference held in San Jose on September 1-3, 2009. What a cool
Last week I had the pleasure of representing SAS Press at the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) conference in San Jose, CA. As the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose is the perfect location for all things SAS to converge for an action-packed, three-day conference, including lots of pre-
OK, maybe that's stretching things a bit. But we are proud to announce that we have just published two new JMP books at the same time (and, of course, we've already picked out their names) --- Analyzing and Interpreting Continuous Data Using JMP: A Step-by-Step Guide, by José Ramírez and
Contributed by Charles Chase, Business Enablement Manager for SAS's Manufacturing and Supply Chain Global Practice As readers of books we rarely consider their origin. A book just magically appears on the bookshelf. We decide whether it is worth reading and then either buy it or look for another. Think about
We just wrapped up our work at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings, where over 6,000 statisticians convened in Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s meeting was Statistics: From Evidence to Policy. Since I started working with SAS Press, I’ve made sure that JSM was one of the events that
As an acquisitions editor in SAS Press, it has been my pleasure over the years to work with many hard-working, dedicated, and talented authors. Three of those authors have teamed up to write the long-awaited update to Output Delivery System: The Basics by Lauren Haworth, which was published in the