TASS Starts the 2014 User Group Season in Style

March 10, 2014
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Last Friday I had the pleasure of kicking off this year's user group season with the TASS group in Toronto. I'm always in awe when this particular meeting kicks into planning mode. The large executive committee is extremely engaged and always willing t...
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How to get started with SAS: Free videos for beginners

March 10, 2014
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On most Mondays I blog about a function, programming technique, or resource that is useful for programmers who are getting started with SAS software. Recently I learned that my colleagues in the SAS education division have been hard at work developing a series of short videos that explain basic tasks
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Using customer intelligence to increase your bottom line

March 7, 2014
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Customer intelligence (CI) is critical for companies today. It can help you stay ahead of your competitors by giving you the right information to attract customers. Dr. Christophe Muse can teach you how to adopt new analytical and data-mining technique...
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Analytics Software Popularity Update: Counting Blogs, Simplifying Job Searches

March 7, 2014
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My latest update to The Popularity of Data Analysis Software is an attempt to use blog counts to estimate the popularity of analytics software. While I was able to greatly broaden the coverage of packages when studying job data, I … Continue reading
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SAS tutorial: How to fit simple and multiple linear regression models

March 6, 2014
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In these two SAS tutorial videos, you will learn how to use the REG procedure to run a simple or multiple linear regression analysis. SAS Tutorial: Fit a Simple Linear Regression Model with SAS Learn how to use the REG procedure to run a simple linear ...
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Breaking Bad (data) with SAS!

March 5, 2014
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In the Breaking Bad TV series, Walter White has an impressive lab where he secretly makes the illegal drug methamphetamine (meth). Wouldn't it be cool to use SAS to show the locations of all the clandestine meth labs in the US?!? Let's do it!... In thi...
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Optimizing a function that evaluates an integral

March 5, 2014
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Optimizing a function that evaluates an integral

SAS programmers use the SAS/IML language for many different tasks. One important task is computing an integral. Another is optimizing functions, such as maximizing a likelihood function to find parameters that best fit a set of data. Last week I saw an interesting problem that combines these two important tasks.
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SAS BI Training Online

March 4, 2014
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Hey All...One of my friends wanted to post this for him...He would like to provide SAS BI training online for a fee...He would provide SAS BI material and Lab access online...Any body interested?...Please email [email protected] for more details...
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SAS Tutorial: Import Microsoft Excel Files into SAS

March 4, 2014
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In this SAS tutorial, you will learn to import data from Microsoft Excel into SAS with SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files. Learn to read any sheet or named range from an Excel workbook as a data set or import any sheet or named range to create a SAS data...
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