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2 days. 2 exams. 2 SAS certifications.

June 24, 2015
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In just one weekend Shang-Hua Wu went from a SAS user to a super SAS user by getting not just one, but two SAS certifications – SAS Certified Base Programmer and SAS Certified Advanced Programmer. Wu wanted to earn his certifications to position himself for new career opportunities in the

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Now Starring Susan and Lora in “SGPLOT and SGPANEL Procedures”

May 29, 2015
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Now Starring Susan and Lora in “SGPLOT and SGPANEL Procedures”

ODS Graphics is not exactly new.  It became production with SAS 9.2 back around 2008, and before then it existed in a pre-production form at least as early as 2003.  So you would think that by now everyone who uses SAS would be using ODS Graphics, but apparently this is not the case. It...
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Sending Text Messages from SAS

May 18, 2015
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Sending Text Messages from SAS

For me, a major highlight of SAS Global Forum 2015 was seeing Matthew Slaughter’s presentation, Sending Text Messages from SAS.  You may have noticed that his name is similar to mine.  This is not a coincidence as he is my son.  However, this paper was his idea.  He researched the topic on his own,...
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SAS Certification on a Budget

May 8, 2015
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SAS Certification on a Budget

I recently returned from SAS Global Forum where Andra Northup and I presented an updated and expanded version of our paper “SAS Certification as a Tool for Professional Development.”  You can read our paper here. SAS certification isn’t exactly new.  The first SAS certification exam was offered way back in 1999.  So it’s fascinating...
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Matrix computations at SAS Global Forum 2015

May 6, 2015
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Last week I attended SAS Global Forum 2015 in Dallas. It was packed with almost 5,000 attendees. I learned many interesting things at the conference, including the fact that you need to arrive EARLY to the statistical presentations if you want to find an empty seat! It was gratifying to

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Photos from SAS Global Forum in Dallas Apr26 – Apr29

May 4, 2015
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Photos from SAS Global Forum in Dallas Apr26 - Apr29It was a wonderful Global Forum this year...A lot of enthusiastic people were enquiring at Qualex's booth...It was a great opportunity to meet and learn a lot from SAS folks at the Foru...
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Technical experts on hand at SAS Global Forum

April 24, 2015
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The SAS Training and Certification groups are excited to participate in SAS Global Forum 2015! We’ll have a booth in the Quad where you can stop by to ask questions, talk to your favorite instructor and register to win an iPad! We offer courses on almost every SAS product so to

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Appearing for 3 days at the Quad…

April 22, 2015
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SAS Global Forum 2015 is just a few days away. Many of you are making plans and deciding what presentations to attend, how to connect with old friends or meet new ones, and just how to pack your cowboy hat and boots. This will be the first SAS Global Forum

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