Tag: SAS Global Forum

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Mike Kalt 0
Can SAS/GRAPH Get You a Gig in Vegas?

A few months ago I wrote a blog entry titled "SAS/GRAPH "SG" Procedures--Not Just for Statisticians!" It was so well received that I was invited to open for Celine Dion at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas! Well, not really, but I was invited (along with co-blogger Cynthia Zender) to give

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Michele Reister 0
All eyes (and ears) on SAS Global Forum

Before you take off for SAS Global Forum in Las Vegas, take a trip to our training page to hear Aubrey Barfield interview SAS instructor Andy Ravenna about the event. He’ll talk about his session, Becoming a Better Programmer with SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3, which he will be presenting at

Rachel Alt-Simmons 0
Feeling lonely? Hug a SUG!!

If I think back to the training, education and networking opportunities in my business intelligence and analytics career that have made the most difference, SAS user groups (SUG) stand out. As a new user to SAS many moons ago local, regional and international groups helped me develop skills that I

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Viji Iyer 0
Introducing the series!

Appetizers usually play a significant role in ensuring a good restaurant experience…right? A good appetizer whets your appetite and gets you psyched and excited for the main course! This series of blog posts aims to do just that…whet your appetite for what’s in store at SAS Global Forum. In the

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Waynette Tubbs 0
Introducing our SASonality

Before the two most recent SAS Global Forums, I wrote posts introducing you to SAS presenters and SAS user presenters. In 2009 (my first SAS Global Forum), I wrote the SAS Presenters Series and introduced SAS professionals including I-Kong Fu, Chris Hemedinger and Daniel Jahn. In 2010, the introductions included

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Chris Hemedinger 0
You're the World's Expert

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space. - Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy SAS is big. It's not quite

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Chris Hemedinger 0
Get Smart!

AnnMaria wrote her latest blog post, "SAS Enterprise Guide makes you smarter", partly in response to my recent post about whether it's making you stupider. From the contents of her program example, I'm guessing that she's preparing for WUSS in November. I don't get to attend this year, but my

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Kirsten Hamstra 0
We have a winner!

Congratulations to John Calhoun of Gilead Sciences Inc.! He was the winner of the SAS Publishing book of his choice for participating in the SAS Global Forum SAS Publishing e-Book Reader Survey! Many thanks to everyone who participated in our survey. A results summary will be posted shortly. Once again,

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Shelly Goodin 0
SAS Global Forum is my Old Faithful

Contributed by Gary Meek, Director, Documentation Development My team at SAS has tried many different things to get customers to tell us how we can serve them better. We’ve contacted customers directly (with their permission), worked with other customer touch points at SAS like Technical Support, Professional Services, and Education.

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Brendan Bailey 0
An Interview with SAS CEO Jim Goodnight

SAS CEO Jim Goodnight talks about SAS' new offerings in High Performance Computing and Social Network Analysis, price changes for SAS OnDemand for Education and this year's SAS Global Forum conference in Seattle. Web Links:YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBdv5ofvaGk SAS.com:http://www.sas.com/apps/webnet/SGF2010VideoBlog/index.html?videoID=isgf10episode11

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Brendan Bailey 0
SAS Social Media Analytics Press Launch Event

Dave Thomas reports from the SAS Social Media Analytics Press Launch Event held at SAS Global Forum in Seattle. Dave gets feedback from bloggers, journalists, influencers and analysts in attendance including Paul Greenberg, Wayne Sutton, Justin Levy, Katie Paine and more. Web Links:YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYozcF0BMAw SAS.com:http://www.sas.com/apps/webnet/SGF2010VideoBlog/index.html?videoID=isgf10episode7

Alison Bolen 0
Three tips for bringing analysts and business leaders together

A number of the sessions at today's SAS Global Forum Executive Conference included discussions about how IT and business leaders can best collaborate on business analytics projects, or how analysts and business decision makers can best work together. In one panel I attended, "Retail and Manufacturing Analytics: Driving Business-Building Insights

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