Posts Tagged ‘ Training ’

Summer of Coding

July 2, 2015
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Summer of Coding

I'm always keen to encourage an awareness and uptake of coding in my kids. I think that coding brings a lot more than the simple ability to write programs. Coding requires a set of disciplines and an approach that are of great benefit in all walks of life.

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SAS UK Forum

June 1, 2015
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If you haven't already seen a notice, there will be SAS Forum events in the UK again this year (in previous years they've been known as SAS Professionals Convention, but I guess the "forum" tag provides consistent branding with events such as SAS Globa...
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Learning R: Live Webinar, Interactive Self-Paced, or Site Visit?

December 15, 2014
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My recent blog post, Why R is Hard to Learn, must have hit a nerve as it was read by over 6,000 people in its first two days online.  If you’re using R to augment your work in SAS, SPSS … Continue reading
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NOTE: Enterprise Guide vs DI Studio – What’s the difference?

December 4, 2013
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A favourite interview question of mine is: Compare and contrast SAS 9's stored process server and workspace server. This question is very good at revealing whether candidates actually understand some of what's going on behind the scenes of SAS 9. I mentioned this back in 2010, together with some notes on my expectations...
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NOTE: Every Day’s A Learning Day For Presenters #sasgf13

April 23, 2013
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I recently spotted some cracking advice from Charu Shankar (SAS Education) on the SAS Users Groups blog. No matter how many times one has presented at conferences, there's always room for improvement; and the biggest influence on one's presentation is ...
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NOTE: SAS Talks Revisited

April 2, 2013
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It's been quite a while since I last mentioned the excellent SAS Talks series. In the intervening period, the archive of talks has grown enormously. The archive of talks is a veritable treasure trove of SAS knowledge. SAS Talks is principally a s...
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When and Where Do You Learn?

March 5, 2013
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When and Where Do You Learn?

In a previous post, I mentioned a favourite interview question of mine: Stored Process Server vs Workspace Server - What's the difference? I thought I'd mention another. Outside of incidental information picked-up through your regular work, how do yo...
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NOTE: DS2, Final Comments

February 20, 2013
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In my previous posts, I've covered many aspects of DS2 (previous posts are listed at the bottom of this post). It's time to wrap up by offering a few more final details. Whilst DS2 provides a wide range of data types, not all types are supported by all...
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