Coding & Data

Extract, transform, and load your data into the SAS BI toolset

Coding & Data
Visual Analytics

Dealing with Missing Dates in SAS Visual Analytics

It’s nearing the new year and you may have already started preparing reports that have the organization’s goals and the progress toward those goals. However your chart may not be displaying correctly. If your data is not setup properly then you’ll notice that you only have one or two months when you want to see […]

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Coding & Data
Enterprise Guide

Oh Snap! Upload Data to the LASR Server Just Like That!

In a past life I worked at a company who had an excellent general manager, she was professional, intelligent, and a role model. It was a small company competing with giants and kicking their butt successfully. She set a new mission for the organization –  we needed to not only meet a customer’s product needs […]

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BI Tools
Coding & Data

Yes It’s Your Job to Manage Your Career Goals

Staying current in your chosen field is a challenge for all those specializing in an IT field. Here’s some tips for keeping up in an ever-changing field.

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Coding & Data

How Do You Flowchart a SAS Program?

I’m a visual person – I always need a picture. As a consultant, many times I’m given a thumb drive full of code and asked to make modifications.  When you are on a project with me, you’ll grow weary of hearing me say “Can you draw it?” Something magical happens for me when I see a flow […]

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BI Tools
Coding & Data
Data Visualization
Visual Analytics

Creating Better Data for Visual Analytics Users

One factor for self-service BI is ensuring that the data is easily understood by the end user. The idea of self service BI is that users with less training can build charts and reports to help them answer their questions. This does put some onus on the data creator to make sure that the data […]

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