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Jedi SAS Tricks: Transwarp Processing with DS2 in SAS® Viya®

April 4, 2018
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When speed is required at scale, it's hard to beat parallel processing data in memory with DS2 and SAS® Viya® with the amazing Cloud Analytic Services (CAS)! The post Jedi SAS Tricks: Transwarp Processing with DS2 in SAS® Viya® appeared first on SAS ...
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Authoring a data-driven book – yes, we do that!

March 26, 2018
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At SAS we use data to accomplish many of our everyday tasks. At SAS Books, we have now even used data to create a data-driven book, An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics. The post Authoring a data-driven book - yes, we do that! appeared first on SAS ...
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Six new SAS books for 2018

February 19, 2018
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Start off the New Year by brushing up your SAS programming skills! Begin your goal to become SAS certified or explore these New SAS books and other SAS Press titles, many of which will be making their bookshelf debut at SAS® Global Forum 2018 in Denver...
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Using SAS to Help Girl Scouts Grow Cookie Sales!

November 20, 2017
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Motivating students is one of the major challenges teachers and student advocates face on a daily basis and encouraging students to be interested in analytics is a whole other mountain to climb, or is it? What motivates students? Often we make assumpti...
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An introduction to SAS Visual Analytics: the Parallel Period function of the Derived Item calculations

October 9, 2017
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My new SAS Press book “An Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics” (written in collaboration with Tricia Aanderud and Rob Collum) covers all of the different aspects of SAS® Visual Analytics, including how to develop reports, load data, and handle administration. Below is an example of the types of tips that you can find

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3 steps to prepare your data for accurate predictive models in SAS Enterprise Miner

August 10, 2017
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In this post I describe the important tasks of data preparation, exploration and binning.These three steps enable you to know your data well and build accurate predictive models. First you need to clean your data. Cleaning includes eliminating variable...
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8 new summer reads for SAS users

June 27, 2017
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Summer is here, which means vacations and time at the pool with a good book. If expanding your knowledge is a goal of yours this summer, SAS has a shelf full of new titles becoming available over the next few months. From new editions of classics – such as SAS® for Forecasting

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How to perform an operation on all numeric or all character variables in a SAS data set

June 27, 2017
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In a previous blog, I demonstrated a program and macro that could identify all numeric variables set to a specific value, such as 999. This blog discusses an immensely useful technique that allows you to perform an operation on all numeric or all chara...
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