Actuarial Triangle: Powerful Tool for Accounting Estimates

November 28, 2009
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When individuals outside the profession think of accounting, they don’t often consider its subjective nature. Most people assume there are bright line rules and it’s the CPA’s job to make sure the rules are adhered to. In some instances, there … Continue reading
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Don’t Forget About YouTube

November 25, 2009
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I haven't reminded you about YouTube in a while. After reading a recent post in the Open Mic blog, I thought it might be time to nudge you toward SAS resources on YouTube. It is a great way to take a break from your normal workday while still...
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My SAS Christmas List

November 23, 2009
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Lovin' the retro SAS swag! hrenee posted on twitter the sasmemories site on flickr.  It's the start of a good collection of SAS goodies. This reminds me, here are some items I'd like for Christmas: Oddball t-shirts like those at T-shirt Bordello,...
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Where is that Add-In

November 20, 2009
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I'm making a leap of faith that one of the resources I provide in this post answers the question from a recent feedback form submission. If you have other interpretations or resources, please add them to the comments. Let's help each other out. ...
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Keep and Rename Data Set Options

November 19, 2009
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I always forget which gets applied first when using the keep= and rename= data set options on the same data set. So I thought I'd just put it here so I will remember:Keep happens before the rename.Keep happens before the rename.Keep happens before the...
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November 16, 2009
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A few months ago I got an email from my service provider vaguely stating they would no longer exist as a company and I better find an alternative. Yikes! I am still trying to sort everything out, but so far being forced to move has been a good thing. ...
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Continuous Reboot Message when Installing SAS 9.2 and EG 4.2

November 12, 2009
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During the SAS 9.2 Deployment Wizard I was continually getting a message saying I had to reboot the machine.  After rebooting 3 times I new something was up.  Some searching on support.sas.com revealed the following fix: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MA...
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Calculate a SAS Observation Length

November 10, 2009
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Calculate a SAS Observation Length

Well, I couldn't find this documented anywhere (someone correct me if I missed it) but the question for the day was how to calculate the SAS Observation Length. After some investigation, here is how it is done (pseudocode):obsLength = Sum of all of you...
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New Forum Focuses on SAS Web Report Studio

November 9, 2009
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We launched another forum on Friday afternoon! The Web Report Studio forum was created to establish a community of users that can share information, questions, and ideas about SAS Web Report Studio. While watching the discussions in our existing...
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