You never know when opportunity calls

November 26, 2014
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Just gave a brown bag session on learnings from my career as an analyst. Or as I put it, learning from my mistakes. While preparing for the talk I realised that it could be distilled into one word: “Curiosity”. At a certain point in my career I started noticing that the breadth...
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FDA’s Official List of Validation Rules for SDTM compliance

November 20, 2014
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Yesterday, FDA published its first official list of validation rules for CDISC SDTM. These long awaited rules cover both conformance and quality requirements, as described in the FDA Study Data Technical Conformance Guide. Conformance validation rules ...
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New Permissions in SAS 9.4 M2: ManageCredentialsMetadata & ManageMemberMetadata

October 16, 2014
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SAS® 9.4 M2 was released recently and included some new permissions related to identity administration. These new permissions are ManageMemberMetadata (MMM), for groups and roles, and ManageCredentialsMetadata (MCM), for users and groups. I found them documented in the SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: Security Administration...
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SAS Enterprise Guide: Configuring Server Folder Files Storage Location

October 1, 2014
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SAS Enterprise Guide: Configuring Server Folder Files Storage Location
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Dell has taken over Statsoft

October 1, 2014
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Shaping support.sas.com with your help

August 28, 2014
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This post was kindly contributed by Key Happenings at support.sas - go there to comment and to read the full post. You may have seen the many pleas and reminders for you to take the survey and help improve support.sas.com. You may be wondering...
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R Passes SPSS in Scholarly Use, Stata Growing Rapidly

August 20, 2014
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by Robert A. Muenchen Here is my latest update to The Popularity of Data Analysis Software. To save you the trouble of reading all 25 pages of that article, the new section is below. The two most interesting nuggets it contains are: … Continue reading...
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Put distinct values of a variable in a SAS dataset to a macro variable

July 7, 2014
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Here's a macro that can put distinct values of a variable in a SAS dataset to a macro variable of your choice.%macroput_distinct_varvalues_in_list(dsn,var,mac_var,dlm=comma,quotes=double);     %global&mac_var.;   ...
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Example 2014.6: Comparing medians and the Wilcoxon rank-sum test

June 12, 2014
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Example 2014.6: Comparing medians and the Wilcoxon rank-sum test

This post was kindly contributed by SAS and R - go there to comment and to read the full post. A colleague recently contacted us with the following question: “My outcome is skewed– how can I compare medians across multiple categories?” What they were...
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