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SAS Increasingly Embracing Virtuality & Cloud (and Hadoop) #SASGF15

June 17, 2015
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SAS Increasingly Embracing Virtuality & Cloud (and Hadoop) #SASGF15

Last week's UK SAS Forum encouraged me to dig-out my notes from this year's SAS Global Forum and type them up into some blog posts.One of the notable trends at this year's SAS Global Forum was cloud and virtuality, both providing SAS sites with increas...
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NOTE: Best Contributed Paper Awards from SAS Global Forum 2013 #sasgf13

June 7, 2013
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NOTE: Best Contributed Paper Awards from SAS Global Forum 2013 #sasgf13

I continue to be foxed by the lack of a Closing Session at this year's SAS Global Forum (SGF) in San Francisco. One of the highlights of each Closing Session at previous conferences was the presentation of Best Contributed Paper awards for each strea...
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NOTE: Adding Value to Your Metadata with Metacoda Commutual

May 28, 2013
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NOTE: Adding Value to Your Metadata with Metacoda Commutual

I'm always glad to meet-up with the folks from Metacoda when I attend SAS Global Forum. They always have something new and valuable to show. Historically it's always been new features for their Metacoda Security Plug-Ins, but this year they were keen...
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Affinity Diagrams for Problem Solving #sasgf13

May 15, 2013
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Affinity Diagrams for Problem Solving #sasgf13

I was pleased to be invited to present a paper on Visual Techniques for Problem Solving and Debugging at this year's SAS Global Forum (SGF) conference. I spoke about the importance of human interaction in solving complex issues; the process and peopl...
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NOTE: SAS Global Forum 2014 #sasgf14

May 9, 2013
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No sooner has SAS Global Forum 2013 finished than we get to see the 2014 web site. Next year's conference is in Washington, D.C. between March 23rd and 26th. I hear there are some changes afoot in the organisation of the conference.  Along wit...
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NOTE: High-Availability Metadata #sasgf13

May 8, 2013
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NOTE: High-Availability Metadata #sasgf13

One of the most notable features of v9.4 wasn't mentioned in the SAS Global Forum Technology Connection but I caught a paper by Bryan Wolfe on the subject. SAS v9.4 will remove SAS's most notable "single point of failure" - the metadata ser...
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NOTE: SAS Global Forum 2013 Feedback #sasgf13

May 6, 2013
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I just completed the conference survey. Overall I had a good conference - nobody booed during either of my papers, so that's a positive outcome! I liked the conference city (San Francisco), the conference venue was relatively compact (avoiding long wal...
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NOTE: Editing SAS #sasgf13

May 1, 2013
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I don't get to write many SAS programs these days,  less still Base SAS code. However, I couldn't help but be impressed by the Macumba editor that was described and demonstrated by Michael Weisz of Bayer Pharma yesterday at SAS Global Forum. Sadly...
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