Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Global Forum ’

SAS Global Forum 2015 Here I Come!

March 12, 2014
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I first attended SAS Global Forum (then called SAS Users Group International) way back in 1987.  Since then I have attended as often as possible.  Unfortunately, 2014 is not one of my years.  I will not be there in Washington DC March 23-26, 2014 to hear the great presentations, or learn about exciting new...
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SAS Global Forum 2014 for Platform Administrators

February 28, 2014
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SAS Global Forum 2014 is just around the corner and I’m getting really excited about it. There is so much content for SAS platform administrators this year. I had been thinking of posting a list of admin related papers I was keen to see, but then I saw that Greg Nelson from ThotWave wrote...
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NOWINDOWS Goes Out the Window

February 19, 2014
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I just discovered by accident a new “feature” in SAS 9.4, one that apparently wasn’t glamorous enough to be mentioned back at SAS Global Forum last spring. Starting with SAS 9.4, by default, PROC REPORT runs in noninteractive mode. In other words, you no longer have to specify the NOWINDOW option in order to...
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SAS Talks: Favorite SAS Enterprise Guide Tricks

February 17, 2014
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SAS Talks: Favorite SAS Enterprise Guide Tricks

Last week's SAS Talks session, My Favorite SAS Enterprise Guide 5.1 Tricks, was remarkable in several ways. First, the featured presenter was Marje Fecht, who also serves as the conference chair for SAS Global Forum 2014. She's an avid SAS professional who loves to educate her fellow SAS users on
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SAS is in the air

February 14, 2014
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Today is Valentine's Day, and for many people it will be a day to celebrate with their significant other. Whether it's expressed by a nice dinner out, a bouquet of roses, or a big box of chocolates, there's no doubt that love will be in the air. It rem...
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2013 in review

December 31, 2013
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2013 in review

I am certainly not one to decline when someone offers to write a blog entry for me. Here, courtesy of the stats monkeys at WordPress is the annual report for the AvocetSolutions.com blog: And here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,600 times in...
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Werken Met SAS

June 4, 2013
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Werken Met SAS

One thing that impressed me about SAS Global Forum 2013 was the number of international attendees–28 percent!  While SGF (and it’s predecessor SUGI) always claimed to be the worldwide SAS conference, only recently has this actually become true. One longtime international attendee is the SAS author, Erik Tilanus, who hails from the Netherlands.  Erik...
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Highlights from SAS Global Forum 2013

May 16, 2013
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Highlights from SAS Global Forum 2013

I’ve already written about one highlight of SAS Global Forum 2013: the SAS Web Editor. Here are some more features that I think deserve mention. Please note that I make no claims about the comprehensiveness or completeness of this list. SAS 9.4 and Enterprise Guide 6.1 are scheduled for release in June and bring...
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