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SAS Visual Analytics: What’s Happening to SAS BI?

2013-06-11 – 9:29 AM
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With all the hype about the SAS Visual Analytics product, you start to wonder what is the plan for the SAS BI/EBI? During the SAS Global Forum 2013 opening session, Jim Davis pointed out that Forrester Research had selected SAS as the leader in strategy and current product offering with the Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions.  [SAS made this report free to download here.]
Forrester had a …

Describe Your Table in SAS to Write the SQL Code

2013-05-22 – 6:54 AM
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Ever had the need to write SQL create statements for existing tables but felt too lazy to write it by hand?  Ever wanted to reverse engineer tables into SQL code? Have no fear, PROC SQL is here.  Use the DESCRIBE statement to get the full blown SQL code to create the table.  This is particularly good for generating empty table structures to insert data with ETL …

SASGF13 – Calling All SAS BI Rock Stars

2013-04-29 – 1:18 AM
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#SASGF13 #TweetUp Photos!
Check out the photos from last night’s event.  We all had a blast playing a Bingo game full of trivia like “Find a Trekkie”, “Find someone with a rack mounted server in home”, “Find some wearing blue shoes”, “Find some wearing a SGF tee-shirt”… and on and on.
See all the photos at the Metacoda SASGF13 TweetUp stream.

Attending SAS Global Forum 2013? You Are Invited to a TweetUp!

2013-03-30 – 11:05 AM
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Hello, G’Day, Hola, Hej, Bonjour, Hallo! In April SAS users travel across the world to the SAS Global Forum in San Francisco.  If you are arriving early – then you’re invited to a special event.

Tweeps Unite!
There is an informal, pre-conference gathering for tweeps on Saturday 27th April at 8 PM at the Marriott Marquis. Yes, a #SASGF13 #TweetUp  for people to meet their followers face-to-face and chat in more …

Quick Video from SAS Global Forum 2012

2013-01-12 – 4:30 PM

Here’s a quick video showing the opening ceremony from SAS Global Forum 2012 in Orlando.