Posts Tagged ‘ Western Users of SAS Software ’

New Service Matches SAS Analysts and Employers

November 3, 2014
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New Service Matches SAS Analysts and Employers

Analyst Finder is a new service created by well-known SAS programmer Art Tabachneck to help connect analytical professionals with potential employers.  I asked Art a few questions: Why did you create Analyst Finder? The analytical community has helped me throughout my career; and, over the years, I have done my best to return the...
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SAS Certification As a Tool for Professional Development

September 1, 2014
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SAS Certification As a Tool for Professional Development

If you had told me a year ago that I would write a paper about SAS certification for the Western Users of SAS Software 2014 Educational Forum and Conference, I would have been very surprised!  I became a SAS Certified Professional long ago, and that certification expired–long ago!  However, in the past six months,...
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Using PROC SGPLOT for Quick High-Quality Graphs

September 1, 2014
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Using PROC SGPLOT for Quick High-Quality Graphs

Soon I will travel to San Jose for the Western Users of SAS Software 2014 Educational Forum and Conference.  I’m looking forward to doing a hands-on workshop on one of my favorite topics, ODS Graphics, specifically the PROCs SGPLOT and SGPANEL.  Here is the abstract: New with SAS 9.2, ODS Graphics introduced a whole...
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SAS in the Cloud

October 11, 2013
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In a few weeks I will serve as moderator at Western Users of SAS Software 2013 for: SAS in the Cloud: A Panel Discussion Panelists:  Rebecca Ottesen, AnnMaria DeMars, Tyler Smith and Amy Peters Abstract:  Over the last decade, SAS Institute has been quietly developing cloud computing products.  Now several options are available for...
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Your Resume–Selling Yourself Using SAS

October 4, 2013
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Here is another presentation to which I have contributed for the Western Users of SAS Software 2013 conference. Your Resume–Selling Yourself Using SAS I am honored to have served as a co-author with Rebecca Ottesen on this highly original paper.  This paper shows how to use your SAS skills to create a resume that...
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Writing Code in SAS Enterprise Guide

October 3, 2013
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With the Western Users of SAS Software 2013 conference coming soon, I am looking forward to being part of three presentations.  One of those presentations is Writing Code in SAS Enterprise Guide This is based on a paper written several years ago for SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1.  That paper became obsolete almost immediately.  So...
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Three Things I Learned As a SAS LUG Leader

April 25, 2013
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I recently had the privilege of speaking at a meeting of the Toronto Area SAS Society.  It was a great meeting, and, honestly, I’m not saying this just because I was one of the speakers.  TASS is the best run local user group I have seen.  They have found the right balance of SAS...
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SAS Nerd: Guest Blog by Kirk Lafler

November 23, 2010
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One of my favorite presentations at the recent Western Users of SAS Software conference was presented by Kirk Lafler of Software Intelligence Corporation.  He has graciously agreed to allow me to share his paper “You Could Be a SAS Nerd If…” on this site.  Here are a few of my favorite parts from his...
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