Collaborative Writing: Creating a New Certification Exam

May 26, 2010
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I love a good collaborative project. Recently, I had the good fortune to work with a global team of Business Intelligence experts to create a new SAS certification exam for “BI Content Development”. Our team spanned 4 continents, worked in 6...
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Roundup

May 25, 2010
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Currently I'm ... Reading Recently finished Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions, Better Results by Davenport, Harris, and Morison (2010, Harvard Business Press). I've assigned it as companion reading for the students who take the Advanced Busin...
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SAS/GRAPH "SG" Procedures–Not Just for Statisticians!

May 25, 2010
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If you are a SAS/GRAPH user, you may have heard about the new Statistical Graphics ("SG") procedures that are new in SAS 9.2. These procedures are designed to make it easier to produce common statistical charts and plots. You may have assum...
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New SAS/ETS, SAS/OR, and SAS/STAT Products Shipping

May 25, 2010
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Contributed by Maura Stokes, Director, Research & Development, SAS In order to get new analytical functionality to our customers faster than ever, SAS has released new versions of SAS/STAT®, SAS/ETS®, and SAS/OR® software. These pr...
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SAS Releases the Third Maintenance Release for SAS 9 .2

May 24, 2010
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Contributed by Marie Dexter, SAS SAS recently announced the availability of the third maintenance release for SAS 9.2. Maintenance releases are cumulative, so when you apply the third maintenance release, your software will be updated to the curre...
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Example 7.38: Kaplan-Meier survival estimates

May 24, 2010
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Example 7.38: Kaplan-Meier survival estimates

In example 7.30 we demonstrated how to simulate data from a Cox proportional hazards model.In this and the next few entries, we expand upon support in R and SAS for survival (time-to-event) models. We'll start with a small, artificial dataset of 19 su...
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SAS System 2000 Information

May 21, 2010
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Q: I need information regarding S2K (SAS System 2000). A: Find it here support.sas.com/documentation/onlinedoc/system2000. I realize that the person who submitted this comment may never see it here. The comment did not include an e-mail address o...
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Last, but least……

May 20, 2010
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Now that my blogging partner Cat Truxillo has identified herself, it's my turn to come out of hiding. I'm Mike Kalt, and I'll be telling you what I know about Base SAS and SAS/GRAPH, and providing more gossip about life on the road and what's goi...
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Sorting Pitfalls

May 19, 2010
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SAS Proc sort is probably one of the easiest procs to use. And sorting in other programs/software is generally pretty straightforward. However, there are a few things I always remind myself when sorting.When you use proc sort you don't know who is do...
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