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What’s the most important new feature in SAS/STAT software?

February 1, 2016
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What do you think is the most important new feature in SAS/STAT? Well it depends! In this video, SAS developers talk about their new work and which customers will be excited about it and why. Healthcare professionals may lean toward the new rare events control charts in QC, which allows

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5 new SAS Press titles for the new year

January 4, 2016
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Whether your New Year’s resolution is to get SAS certified or to become a more advanced SAS programmer, we’ve got you covered with these upcoming SAS Press books, many of which will be making their bookshelf debut at SAS® Global Forum 2016 in fabulous Las Vegas! The SAS® Programmer’s PROC

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New SAS University Edition titles from SAS Press

December 14, 2015
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With the huge success of SAS® University Edition, we were very excited at the opening market for SAS titles and opportunities for new books. This year, we published three titles to help get you up and running with programming in SAS University Edition, explore the power of running statistical analysis

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Get dedicated to your learning with these top-selling SAS Press books of 2015

December 11, 2015
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Continuing your education can be daunting. Just thinking about all of that time that could be spent relaxing and you have to carve out two hours to study…really! Trust me when I say, I feel your pain. BUT, you will reap the rewards ten-fold, I promise. Check out these top

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Ensuring that key variables are numeric not character

November 25, 2015
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One of the frustrating outcomes of the data import process is when a variable that you need to be numeric is imported as character. This often happens because the column of data contains non-numeric data, for example, where blanks in a database are exported as “NULL” instead of a true

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Explaining statistical methods to the terrified & disinterested: A focus on metaphors

November 20, 2015
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Many readers in applied areas (business, health, psychology & sociology, education, and several others) are reading statistics texts under duress for a course or project, and are in truth somewhere between disinterested and terrified. In my new SAS Press book Business Statistics Made Easy in SAS® I knew that I

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A short history of The Little SAS Book

November 16, 2015
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This blog is co-authored by Susan J. Slaughter and Lora D. Delwiche. SAS Press is now 25 years old. As impressive as that is, a bigger milestone for us personally is that The Little SAS® Book is now 20 years old! We had no idea back then that we would still

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You’re not using PROC REPORT?

November 12, 2015
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As I visit my clients, it sometimes surprises me when they avoid the use of PROC REPORT.  “It’s too different”.  Even those that do use it, often fail to take advantage of the procedure’s power by ignoring the compute block.  Yes this procedure is different from any other. Yes using

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