Tag: Book Spotlight
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.
Three bestselling SAS Press authors feature their favorite papers from SAS Global Forum 2018.
The final figures are in! This year there was a fierce battle for the top spot of the SAS Global Forum 2015 books bestseller list. In a nail biting finish, newcomer, Exchanging Data between SAS and Microsoft Excel: Tips and Techniques to Transfer and Manage Data More Efficiently, beat off
What prompted me to find a co-author and write a new edition of my original book on PROC TABULATE? It’s those inventive developers at SAS. They keep adding new features to make the product even better. There are too many new features and techniques in the book to name, but these are
contributed by SAS Publishing's Shelly Goodin For me, SAS Global Forum wouldn't be the same without getting a chance to catch up with SAS Press author Phil Holland. Besides being extremely knowledgeable about SAS (he's been using it since 1981), he is as enterprising and approachable as his popular book
contributed by Sandy Varner, SAS Publishing Operations Manager We’ve been talking a lot lately about eBooks. I hope you’ve downloaded the FREE Kindle eBook What’s New in SAS 9.3. Now, we have two more eBook deals for you from SAS Publishing – one for JMP users and one for SAS
contributed by SAS Publishing's Shelly Goodin This week's featured SAS Author's Tip is a no-brainer. With the summer heat wave in North Carolina reaching an almost unbearable level, it's cool to have Robert A. Rutledge's book Just Enough SAS on hand. This accessible guide quickly brings new SAS users up
Besides publishing stellar books on making the most of SAS software, SAS Press also provides several excellent books on using JMP. One such book is Analyzing and Interpreting Continuous Data Using JMP: A Step-by-Step Guide by Jose Ramirez and Brenda Ramirez. Reviews for the book have been strong and you
Would you like to have a clearer understanding of your customers? If so, this week's featured SAS Author's Tip delivers the goods. SAS Press author Randy Collica is a Senior Solutions Architect for SAS and his book CRM Segmentation and Clustering: Using SAS Enterprise Miner contains a lot of how-to
Many of you may be familiar with SAS Press author and consultant Don Henderson. Besides being the author of Building Web Applications with SAS/IntrNet: A Guide to the Application Dispatcher, Don is very active in the SAS user community--including being a frequent paper presenter and contributor to sascommunity.org. So, not
Today marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. While I can't join the summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge, I can pay homage to some of our sizzling sellers. Many of you are probably familiar with or use some of these
SAS Press has published 3 popular titles dedicated to demystifying PROC SQL. Today, I've selected Katherine Prairie's book The Essential PROC SQL Handbook for SAS Users to excerpt. One often cited highlight of Katherine's book is that it contains 300 examples of PROC SQL code. Katherine really knows SAS--she's been
While school is out (for most) for the summer, many will find this week's SAS Author's tip to be a good primer or refresher about the WHERE statement. Our featured author Sandra Schlotzhauer draws on her extensive career teaching basic statistics to non-statisticians in sharing lessons for grown-ups in her
Are you a SAS Enterprise Guide user? If so, you are in luck. SAS Press author Neil Constable provides the inspiration for this week's SAS Author's tip. And this book is more than just a pretty face (the cover photographs very nicely). You'll find rich content from beginning to end.
This week's featured book comes from author A. John Bailer. We published John's book last summer and it continues to be one of our most popular titles. Following the tip below, you may want to visit John's SAS Talks on-demand webinar for some free training! The following excerpt is from
I’m an avid reader and was not happy when ebook prices went from $3-4 to $9-12. However, being in publishing at SAS, I realize a book is priced based on its value and not the format. Shifting the cost from paper to digital is not as easy as you might
Dear SAS users and excellent blog readers, this week's sort of randomly selected tip comes from esteemed SAS author Art Carpenter. Many of you are probably familiar with Art's work and may have had the pleasure of hearing him speak at a user group conference. He's a great communicator and
Dear readers, I’m trying out something new that I hope you’ll like. Once a week, for the next couple of months, I’ll post a short excerpt or tip from one of our books. To make things fun, I’m going to randomly select the book by walking into the SAS Press
Congratulations to Curt Hinrichs and Chuck Boiler! Their book, JMP Essentials: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for New Users, has won an Award of Distinguished Technical Communication in this year’s International Summit Awards presented by the Society for Technical Communication. The award goes to a project that “applies the principles of
The popular SAS user networking site sasCommunity.org has announced a new contest called Points for Prizes that you don’t want to miss. Visit their Website for details on how you can earn points by contributing content or code. Three lucky winners will win SAS Press books! Contest rules can be
In today’s changing environment the hype seems to focus on new, updated, latest release, newly developed, cutting edge and so on. With so many new SAS books to choose from, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at our most popular backlist titles (books that were published
I’m happy to announce that Web Development with SAS by Example, Third Edition by seasoned SAS Press author Frederick Pratter will be available in June! Frederick has worked tirelessly to update the book, which has substantial changes from the second edition. In Frederick’s words, “practically everything has changed since the
Recently, I was waiting at a stoplight listening to an author interview on NPR. They were talking with Joshua Foer, a journalist who, as part of a feature he was writing, decided to take on the challenge of the United States Memory Championship event and ended up winning. He’s written
Contributed by Gert Laursen--author, head of customer intelligence at Maersk Line, and business intelligence thought leader in Denmark Dear reader, In my new book, Business Analytics for Sales and Marketing Managers: How to Compete in the Information Age, you can learn how you can use analytics to reach your sales