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Shelly Goodin 0
SAS author's tip: write positively

Do you need help communicating more effectively with an international audience? Whether you blog, edit newsletters or technical material, tweet, or send internal notes to global colleagues, this week's SAS author's tip is likely to be of great assistance. SAS Press author John Kohl is an amazing linguistic engineer, technical writer, and  technical editor

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Aimee Rodriguez 0
The wild, wild West of SAS Press

You’ve gotten to know Stacey Hamilton; now it’s time to learn more about SAS Press acquisitions editor John West! John  West typically works on programming and statistics titles and has been with SAS Publishing for 22 years: He started at SAS as a proofreader, then moved into technical editing where

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Shelly Goodin 0
No tutus just Twitter

This morning I’m having flashbacks about tutus and ballet recitals, high school musicals, local pre-dawn television interviews, and live SAS Press webinars. However, this time the butterflies have mostly migrated, there are no fun costumes, and I’m going to be seated behind my desk. And, most importantly, I’m feeling confident

Sandy Varner 0
Wheeling and Dealing with SAS eBooks!

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

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Shelly Goodin 0
SAS Press all-star author recruiter

A couple of weeks ago, SAS Press acquisitions editor Shelley Sessoms gamely agreed to participate in SAS Publishing's first ever "live" Facebook discussion. Shelley is an all-star author recruiter with an average RBI (real book interest) of acquiring 40 book proposals a year. Many SAS and JMP users, as well

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Shelley Sessoms 0
Bookin’ It to Nashville

No, not for a country music recording deal. Trust me, no one wants to hear me sing…I can’t carry a tune in a bucket (but I can throw out some unusual “Southernisms”). I’m headed to Nashville, May 8-11, for the annual PharmaSUG conference. PharmaSUG is the Pharmaceutical Industry SAS® Users

Analytics
Anne Milley 0
Clap your hands for business analytics

This is the second in my two-post interview series with Gert Laursen and Jesper Thorlund, authors of the book, Business Analytics for Managers: Taking Business Intelligence Beyond Reporting. Part one covered data visualization and the cross-functional purpose of business analytics. Here, we talk about analytic talent, measuring innovation and educating

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Anne Milley 0
The human element of business analytics

I recommend the book Business Analytics for Managers: Taking Business Intelligence Beyond Reporting for managers who want a strategic view on what it takes to create ongoing value from data. To tap into more of the strategic thinking in this book, I asked authors Gert Laursen and Jesper Thorlund a

SAS Events
Kathy Council 0
SAS Global Forum: What to expect?

SAS Global Forum will be here before you know it, and we’ll have the opportunity to meet with the world’s largest assembly of SAS users. If you’ve attended before, you know about what to expect. There are lots of learning opportunities available on Sunday morning and afternoon, so if you

Chris Hemedinger 0
Why I review SAS Press books

Angela recently posted about how important it is for technical experts to share, not hoard, their information. Late last year I completed a technical review of The Little SAS Book for Enterprise Guide 4.2. Before that I served as reviewer for The Little SAS Book, Fourth Edition (covers SAS 9.2).