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Seize the Day! Submit an #SASGF Abstract

2016-09-21 – 6:32 AM
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Are you considering submitting an abstract for SAS Global Forum 2017? Maybe you have already read the posts about how it helps your career and the excitement of sharing ideas. What is holding you back? Maybe you don’t have an idea, maybe you fear presentations, or maybe you just are unsure of the process.
I don’t have a idea
I bet this is the number one concern …

SAS Visual Analytics: Modern Theme Vs Classic Theme

2016-05-08 – 1:03 PM
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At the SAS Global Forum 2016 the SAS Viya platform was announced and part of the platform was SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics converting to the HTML5 interface. Noticeable changes were that the Designer and the Explorer have merged into one interface and there is a spiffy new color Modern theme. Dr. Goodnight said the expected release of the tool was projected to …

SAS VA: Does Your Data Visualization have a Takeaway?

2015-09-07 – 10:26 AM
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All the nice data visualizations in the world are worthless without a takeaway. The takeaway may be an insight about a process, a confirmation of what you thought, or lead the viewer to a way to improve a situation.  In our paper, Tactical Marketing with SAS® Visual Analytics, Hans Pasion, 89 Degrees, and I discuss how SAS Visual Analytics was used to provide all three about loyalty customers. In …

Data Visualization is on Tap at #SASGF15

2015-04-22 – 7:30 AM
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This post first appeared on The 10 Minute SAS Coach site.  Thanks Guy Garrett for contributing to BI-Notes.
The SAS Global Forum is an event where SAS professionals from around the world meet once a year to see the latest R&D from SAS Institute, discuss current trends in Business Intelligence, Analytics and Big Data, and hear papers from colleagues on all manner of subjects ranging from Arrays …

SESUG 2013 in St Pete Beach was Great!

2013-10-27 – 2:16 PM

Spend last week at the South East SAS User’s Group in beautiful St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.  Thanks to Andrea Wainwright-Zimmerman and Mira Sharpiro (conference chairs) for doing an awesome job.  I know there received a lot of help from many others so thanks to them as well. I always learn a lot from at the conference and meet some awesome folks. I had to leave …