Posts Tagged ‘ SAS BI Tools ’

Year in Review: Top Posts for BI Notes Blog 2012

January 2, 2013
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As the new year begins, I am reviewing the 2012 results for this blog and trying to determine what direction I need to set.  As Greg Ng suggests in his post 2013 Goals. Not Resolutions., I want to keep my attention on the goals that help me stay focus...
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Information Maps: Quick Tips for Your Data Items

December 26, 2012
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Here’s a few quick tips to use when creating information maps that are used with Web Report Studio. Tip #1: Order Data Items How They Are Displayed You may not always know how data items are used in the reports, but sometimes you do! For instance...
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Does your SAS code know what time it is? Add a timestamp.

December 20, 2012
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In 1986 the Beastie Boys released their classic debut album, License to Ill, and the last track posed a question: “What’s the time?”  The Beasties answered with an anthem, “It’s time to get ill.”  I think Peter Cr...
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SAS Stored Process: Debugging from the URL

December 18, 2012
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Here’s an excerpt from “The 50 Keys to Learning SAS Stored Processes” book, which is 20% off until Dec 31. When Bad Things Happen to Good Stored Processes When the stored process fails, a standard error message appears with a button...
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Web Report Studio: Update Resources to Fix Your Report

December 10, 2012
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Is there a worse way to start your day than someone calling to tell you that your marvelous Web Report Studio report is not working? Yes, this means the world is being denied a viewing of your stunning visual design efforts about last quarter’s s...
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SAS Stored Process: Shake, Rattle, and a lil’ DelGobbo Style

November 7, 2012
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One of the great things about attending user conferences such as WUSS is that you get to meet all kinds of fun and interesting people.  Vince DelGobbo is a witty, smart, and clever SAS developer, who also happens to work at SAS Institute.  Vince work...
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SAS Stored Process: Benefits of Minimalist Programming

September 20, 2012
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SAS Stored Process: Benefits of Minimalist Programming

Minimalism SAS stored processes can do a lot.  While I haven’t taken on the life of a true minimalist, recently I have come to see the benefits of limiting my stored process source code to just one statement.  And the best part of this practice is, I can still do everything I want. When...
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BI Dashboard: Tips for Learning to Use the Tool

September 12, 2012
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BI Dashboard: Tips for Learning to Use the Tool

When you start to learn how to work with the BI Dashboard tool – the blank slate can be the scariest single element you face.  What goes where? How can I make it look better?  Here’s some suggestions I have used. Review Dashboard Sources Use Google Images to find examples of what other designers...
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