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My one PROC REPORT wish

June 9, 2016
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The one thing, above all others, that I wish PROC REPORT could do is know which observations from my data set that I want kept together on a single page of non-Listing output.  This is problematic for two reasons.  1. PROC REPORT cannot read my mind!  2. PROC REPORT does

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How to get started learning SAS

June 7, 2016
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You’ve probably seen the headlines by now that reveal SAS analytics skills are the most valuable skills in today’s job market. So what’s next? There is no better time to learn SAS programming – there are a slew of options and resources to get you started. First, explore the many

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SAS Author Spotlight: Goutam Chakraborty

May 2, 2016
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As the excitement of SAS Global Forum begins to die down and we dust off our sequins for another year, it’s time to get back behind the desk. This year at SAS Global Forum we hosted a "Top Tips from Your Favorite SAS Press Authors" lunch where we asked three or four

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What does PROC REPORT do?

April 28, 2016
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At SAS Global Forum in Las Vegas I was asked the question, “What does PROC REPORT do?”  It is a simple question, but I hesitated to answer.  I’m normally so deep inside the nitty gritty details of PROC REPORT that I don’t often think about what it would be like

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PROC REPORT versus other base SAS procedures

April 7, 2016
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When you’re making a report, how do you choose which procedure to use?  The answer is – it depends. It depends on: whether you are doing an ad hoc analysis or creating a final report that many people will see whether you will run statistical tests with your data or

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SAS Author Spotlight: Art Carpenter

March 21, 2016
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Did you know one of the attendees' favorite events at SAS Global Forum is to meet our bestselling authors? This year at SAS Global Forum 2016 we are planning a "Top Tips from Your Favorite SAS Press Authors" lunch where we will ask 3 or 4 authors to present a top tip

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Linking analytics outcomes to return on investment

March 15, 2016
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In my SAS Press book Business Statistics Made Easy in SAS® I place a strong focus on the skill of extrapolating analytics/statistical outcomes to key business implications (similar techniques can be used to link statistics to other key societal outcomes). Unfortunately, business analytics often stops short of defining the impact

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What do Star Wars and survival analysis have in common?

March 3, 2016
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Everyone likes something for free – right? Well how about a free tutorial on how to use free software to analyze free data? Got to be a catch – no, not at all! In his recent post on the SAS Communities, Darth Pathos (yes – really) explains how to survive

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