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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Understanding Data Streams in IoT

    The Internet of Things creates and maintains data from sensors and devices around the world. The challenge for many organizations? Making sense of this data. With SAS Event Stream Processing, you get the ability to make sense automated decisions on streaming data – and react to new information automatically.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Info Mgmt: The Intersection of Big Data, DG and MDM

    From ownership of decisions made during development to protection of data as an enterprise asset, every aspect of a company’s big data rollout can benefit from entrenched data governance and master data management processes. Governance and management principles ensure that the business requirements for big data are being met and...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How the Midmarket Can Take Advantage of Big Data: 7 Tips Getting Started with DV

    This paper is a great how-to guide for midmarket businesses looking to get started in data visualization. These seven practical tips will provide insight on how to get real results from data analysis and visualization.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    HBR: Prepare Your Organization to Capitalize on Predictive Analytics

    High-performing organizations take advantage of the power of analytics by channeling their efforts in four areas: focus, adopt, adapt and activate. This Harvard Business Review paper describes how to succeed in those areas, and overcome the barriers that get in the way of an ROI in analytics.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    CMO Council: Getting in Sync...Best Practices in Engaging Mobile Customers (Interview Guide)

    As mobile continues to become more important to business, marketers are challenged with how to integrate it into a winning marketing strategy. If you want to know some of the best ways that mobile is being used right now, you’ll want to read this report. The CMO Council describes the...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    A New Breed of BI: Self Service Analytics

    This paper describes how SAS Visual Analytics is different from most self-service BI solutions on the market today. It explains how the solution benefits both business and IT users, and shows why organizations can rely on SAS to help them make reliable, fact-based decisions.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Intelligence Quarterly: Safety in the Digital Era (Q1 2015)

    Intelligence Quarterly is published four times a year, covering timely topics that are of interest to global leaders and governments. This issue is focused on fraud and security.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Statistics and Machine Learning at Scale

    This paper introduces concepts of machine learning and how SAS software helps organizations integrate machine learning into practical applications. A SAS customer, Viseca, provides a real-world view of machine learning.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    IIA: Eyes Wide Open: Open Source Analytics Software

    Read this research brief from the International Institute for Analytics to discover the recommended process for determining when and for whom open-source tools make sense, and where the support, resilience and scalability are worth the commercial costs. Topics include data and analytics cost drivers, stages in the modernization of commercial...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TDWI eBook: Predictive Analytics

    This TDWI e-book explores predictive analytics from several perspectives. First, it offers Q and A on the value, use and requirements of predictive analytics. Then, it explores three safeguards to help you avoid model-building problems.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Using SAS For Effective Credit Risk Management Of The Commercial And Corporate Credit Portfolio After The Financial Crisis

    This paper addresses two main lessons: the first one is that credit risk management should be much more than just an add on to the credit process, but effectively implemented within the credit process and throughout decisions making. The second one is how to create a complete view and understanding...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Moving SAS Applications From a Physical to a Virtual VMware Environment

    VMware vSphere 4 provides ESX and ESXi "Bare-metal" hypervisors that install directly on top of a physical server and partition it into multiple virtual machines that can run simultaneously, sharing the physical resources of the underlying server. Each virtual machine represents a complete system, with processors, memory, networking, storage and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Valence Health Eases Clinical Integration Pains With SAS Analytics

    When Valence Health co-founder Todd Stockard left the benefits and actuarial group of a large consulting firm more than a decade ago, he left on a mission. Along with co-founder Phil Kamp, his aim was to help groups of independent doctors and hospitals leverage the economies of scale that come...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    TrueCar Search Campaign Revenues Grow 300 Percent With SAS Analytics and Forecasting

    TrueCar is creating a new way to shop for autos with its price aggregation service. As it grows its business, the company needed a way to compile and analyze car sales data, choose the most successful web-based marketing efforts and forecast car sales - important to getting its name out...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Center for Responsible Lending Helps Consumers With Research Powered by SAS

    The not-for-profit Center for Responsible Lending plays a key role in researching the impact of lending practices on consumers. The Center wanted to produce fast; accurate forecasts about the impact lending laws have on consumers across the 50 US states. To master these challenges Center chose SAS Institute. Center deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Boire Filler Group Unearths Insights in Client Data With SAS

    Boire Filler Group, a Toronto-based marketing analytics consulting firm, uses advanced and powerful data mining techniques to help clients improve business results. Boire Filler Group helps clients across numerous industries find insight in their data to solve such business issues as customer retention and customer acquisition. To master these issues...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Rhode Island Auditors Take Matters Into Their Own Hands With a Little Help From SAS, RSI

    State governments feel the pinch of economic decline as do the taxpayers who fund them. The State of Rhode Island deploys its auditors judiciously to ensure that citizens and businesses pay the right amount of tax, enabling government to deliver much-needed services, and that honest taxpayers do not suffer the...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Electric Co-Op Forecasts Demand and Transmission Needs With SAS

    The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) provides power to 144,000 customers. To keep electric costs down and to reliably serve customers, NOVEC needs to know how much power to buy, transmit and deliver for its consumers. To master these challenges NOVEC chose SAS. NOVEC deployed SAS Analytics Pro, SAS Enterprise...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Sunway University College Chooses SAS for IT Skills Training and Research Support

    Sunway University College is a world class higher education institution and leader in private education in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region. The university college wanted to increase commercial performance and ensure its IT courses were more relevant to, and sought after, by industry. To master these challenges Sunway University...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    SAS Helps Wescom Credit Union Forecast Potential Portfolio Losses and Save Millions

    A leading credit union, Wescom serves more than 275,000 members and has more than $2.5 billion in assets. Wescom Credit Union wanted to focus on credit risk, meet regulatory requirements, improve performance and protect against credit losses. To master these challenges Wescom chose SAS Institute. Wescom deployed SAS for credit...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Changing Face Of Marketing Automation

    Modern consumers are Web-savvy, mobile-loving people who typically spend more time online than reading magazines and watching TV. These changes in behavior are fundamentally changing the face of marketing - and in ways that are bringing about the convergence of direct marketing and mass marketing. The attention of consumers is...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Changing Face of Marketing Automation: Managing Customer Dialogue in an Online, Offline, Social, Digital, Multichannel World

    Modern consumers are Web-savvy, mobile-loving people who typically spend more time online than reading magazines and watching TV. These changes in behavior are fundamentally changing the face of marketing - and in ways that are bringing about the convergence of direct marketing and mass marketing. Today's customers demand product and...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    SAS Marketing Optimization Helps Scotiabank Gain Wallet Share

    Scotiabank is one of the five-largest financial institutions in Canada, offering deposit accounts, mutual funds, mortgages and lines of credit to 7 million customers across the country. Scotiabank mines through data from about 7 million customers on any given month to generate leads and create targeted marketing campaigns. To master...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    HealthPartners Controls Costs and Improves Outcomes With Help From SAS

    US health reform efforts are encouraging health insurers to measure quality and cost-effectiveness. HealthPartners has been doing that for more than a decade. It serves 1.25 million members and is the largest consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation. HealthPartners wanted to identify high quality, cost-efficient providers; pinpoint patients...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    Washington State Amps Fraud Detection With SAS Social Network Analysis

    Washington State's Department of Labor and Industries, which administers the state's mandatory workers compensation program, has suffered its fair share of fraud in the past. In recent years, it has been tackling the issue head-on to recover as much of the estimated $100 million it loses each year to fraud....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    SAS Helps Small Consulting Company Keep Its Clients Coming Back

    The HSM Group is the go-to firm for hospitals, medical organizations, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers. HSM needs an analytic solution that can automate processes, manage large data sets, merge data sets and deal with longitudinal data without a team of programmers. To master these challenges the HSM Group...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    LA County Improves Indigent Adult Services; Supports Policy Changes and Protects Privacy With SAS

    The Los Angeles (LA) County government has approximately 96,000 indigent adults receiving social and human services from multiple county agencies, funded solely by the county's general fund. The Los Angeles (LA) County government wants to better serve indigent adults who depend on government programs. But with numerous programs in separate...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Turning Customer Data Into Analytical Marketing Fuel: How to Use Analytically Driven Customer Insight for Extraordinary Competitive Advantage

    As discussed in this paper, there is a new game that virtually all marketers must eventually embrace if they're going to be successful. Analytics was once just the province of a few direct marketers and market researchers, but now the entire field of marketing is being transformed by this capability....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Acting on Customer Intelligence From Social Media: The New Edge for Building Customer Loyalty and Your Brand

    As social media gains ground, it is taking some mind share away from traditional editorial sources. The role of traditional media, in terms of its influence and clout relative to specific industries and topics, is becoming smaller as respected bloggers and people who specialize in different areas of expertise become...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Community Care Manages Data More Quickly With SAS

    Pittsburgh-based Community Care manages behavioral health coverage for Pennsylvania Medicaid, Medicare and commercial members. Community Care needed to bring its data warehouse in-house, work with multiple sources of data and produce reports quickly. To master these challenges Community Care chose SAS Institute. Community Care deployed SAS Data Integration helps Community...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    SAS Scores Success for Microfinance Giant

    SAS Desktop Data Mining for Midsize Business helps ACCION Texas-Louisiana successfully lend money to small-business owners who wouldn't qualify for loans through traditional lending institutions. The nonprofit microfinance organization has been so successful that 14 microfinance organizations across the country have outsourced all or part of their underwriting to ACCION....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    VUB Manages Risk by Looking Into the Future

    In recent years, VUB has become a risk management pioneer in Slovakia. The bank has always had a well-managed loan portfolio, resulting in minimal costs to cover credit risks. The VUB wanted to improve asset and liability management, manage interest rate risk. To master these challenges VUB chose SAS Institute....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    SAS Provides Middlegame With Flexibility, Speed and Powerful Analytics

    Middlegame Marketing Sciences, LLC founder Todd Kirk operates a small consulting shop that turns out big projects for major consumer products goods companies. Middlegame wanted to consults on complex marketing plans using large databases to predict sales and profitability of different marketing strategies. To master these challenges Middlegame chose SAS...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Eurovida Reduces Per-Policy Operational Costs by 48 Percent With SAS Activity-Based Management

    Eurovida, one of the largest life insurance companies in the Portuguese market. The highly competitive nature of the insurance sector means that, for Eurovida, reducing costs while maximizing profits is an indispensible strategic objective. To accomplish this goal, the company implemented the SAS Activity-Based Management (ABM) solution, which enabled it...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Northern Tool + Equipment Optimizes Prices With SAS

    Northern Tool is committed to price leadership in multiple categories. Merchants needed an automated solution with the ability to predict sales and profit outcomes based on how a product is priced. To master these challenges Northern Tool chose SAS. Northern Tool has successfully deployed two other SAS solutions: SAS Marketing...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Data Integration and Language Translation Bring Efficiencies

    Emcredit is the first credit bureau in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and enjoys official status in the Emirate of Dubai, meaning that banks are mandated to deal with Emcredit. Emcredit wanted to ensure data quality to help clients avoid mistakes when making decisions about creditworthiness of individual consumers and...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Amway China Improves Replenishment Time by 20 Percent, Customer Satisfaction Soars to 97 Percent With SAS

    Throughout its rapid climb to become the direct-selling giant's largest market, Amway China clearly understood the value of analytics. Amway China's unique distribution model, together with frequent marketing promotions to react quickly to market changes, make inventory management a particular challenge. Although Amway has reached an advanced level in logistics...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    SAS 9.2 Software Key Highlights

    By upgrading to SAS 9.2, it will be able to take advantage of the large number of new features and performance improvements that are included in this release. In addition, it will be able to take advantage of future enhancements, maintenance updates and new SAS products and solutions that run...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Clinton Health Access Initiative Expands Health Care Reach With Help From SAS

    More than 90 percent of the 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS reside in developing nations with limited access to treatment. In 2002, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) - at that time known as the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative. CHAI wanted to treat as many HIV and malaria patients in...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Agata Advances Social Lending, Credit Scoring With SAS Text Analytics

    Traditional channels for obtaining credit, with their standardized, depersonalized procedures, are not always perfectly in tune with the rapid evolution of lifestyles and careers. Operators are beginning to realize this fact. The company Agata wanted to implement online lending model that pairs borrowers and investors without intervention from traditional institutions....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How the Midmarket Can Take Advantage of Big Data: 7 Tips Getting Started with DV

    This paper is a great how-to guide for midmarket businesses looking to get started in data visualization. These seven practical tips will provide insight on how to get real results from data analysis and visualization.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    HBR: Prepare Your Organization to Capitalize on Predictive Analytics

    High-performing organizations take advantage of the power of analytics by channeling their efforts in four areas: focus, adopt, adapt and activate. This Harvard Business Review paper describes how to succeed in those areas, and overcome the barriers that get in the way of an ROI in analytics.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Understanding Data Streams in IoT

    The Internet of Things creates and maintains data from sensors and devices around the world. The challenge for many organizations? Making sense of this data. With SAS Event Stream Processing, you get the ability to make sense automated decisions on streaming data – and react to new information automatically.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    CMO Council: Getting in Sync...Best Practices in Engaging Mobile Customers (Interview Guide)

    As mobile continues to become more important to business, marketers are challenged with how to integrate it into a winning marketing strategy. If you want to know some of the best ways that mobile is being used right now, you’ll want to read this report. The CMO Council describes the...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    A New Breed of BI: Self Service Analytics

    This paper describes how SAS Visual Analytics is different from most self-service BI solutions on the market today. It explains how the solution benefits both business and IT users, and shows why organizations can rely on SAS to help them make reliable, fact-based decisions.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Intelligence Quarterly: Safety in the Digital Era (Q1 2015)

    Intelligence Quarterly is published four times a year, covering timely topics that are of interest to global leaders and governments. This issue is focused on fraud and security.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Statistics and Machine Learning at Scale

    This paper introduces concepts of machine learning and how SAS software helps organizations integrate machine learning into practical applications. A SAS customer, Viseca, provides a real-world view of machine learning.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    IIA: Eyes Wide Open: Open Source Analytics Software

    Read this research brief from the International Institute for Analytics to discover the recommended process for determining when and for whom open-source tools make sense, and where the support, resilience and scalability are worth the commercial costs. Topics include data and analytics cost drivers, stages in the modernization of commercial...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TDWI eBook: Predictive Analytics

    This TDWI e-book explores predictive analytics from several perspectives. First, it offers Q and A on the value, use and requirements of predictive analytics. Then, it explores three safeguards to help you avoid model-building problems.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Info Mgmt: The Intersection of Big Data, DG and MDM

    From ownership of decisions made during development to protection of data as an enterprise asset, every aspect of a company’s big data rollout can benefit from entrenched data governance and master data management processes. Governance and management principles ensure that the business requirements for big data are being met and...

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Discovering the Road Less Traveled to SAS Information: A Guide for Your Journey

    SAS users are as diverse as the offerings from SAS. The key to using SAS is to find the content and delivery mechanism that fits the way one works and provides what one needs when one needs it. The author can help the reader explore options on the Internet, show...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Choosing the Right Tool From Your SAS and Microsoft Excel Tool Belt

    There are over a dozen ways to bring the data into SAS from Microsoft Excel or to push it out from SAS to Excel. Some are simple wizards, and others are more complex programming techniques. How does one know which tool is the best for their application? Which will cause...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Lowdown on the Download: What's Really in My SAS Software Depot and How Did It Get There?

    As a SAS administrator, one is often asked to make something happen "Yesterday". Electronic software delivery makes it easier to get new software from SAS when one need it, without waiting for a snail-mail delivery of media. Review the process of retrieving SAS software into a shared SAS software depot...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Be All That You Can Be: Best Practices in Using Roles to Control Functionality in SAS 9.2

    As a SAS administrator, one might need to deal with issues caused by someone who used an application feature that was too advanced for their skill level or a feature that is appropriate only for a limited group of power users. The best way to prevent this type of problem...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Fighting Fraud With Social Network Analysis

    IN this webcast Former FBI and Bank of America Executive Chris Swecker and Stu Bradley, a fraud strategist for SAS, talk about how leading financial services institutions are turning to Social Network Analysis (SNA) to leverage their data to better understand and prevent fraud. Staying one step ahead of fraudsters...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Personalized Web Reports in Style: Tweaking SAS ODS, Tagsets, and CSS to Get the Output Right

    This paper aims to present a solution for a scenario wherein a vast amount of less experienced users (e.g., heads of sections) are to be provided with Web reports that are personalized in the sense that each user automatically obtains data for those business units lying within his or her...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    From Genomes to Galaxies: 3D Graphics in JMP Scripting Language

    JMP Scripting Language (JSL) offers an interface to OpenGL for three-dimensional graphics. This paper presents several new examples illustrating the aesthetics and interactivity of JSL 3D graphics: a DNA helix, human and bacterial chromosome maps, the Stanford Bunny test model, 3D pie charts, and a bright star and constellation viewer....

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Management - One More Unpredictable Forecasting Variable

    Forecasts are often focused on predicting consumer behavior, but many leaders fail to understand how their management style can influence sales teams and send mixed messages during difficult economic times. IN this webcast William Perry blends quantitative skills and behavioral knowledge together in a discussion about how management actions can...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Distributed Enterprise Scheduling, Workload Balancing, and Parallelized Workloads for Productive Performance at Bank of Italy Research Unit With SAS Grid Manager on an HPC Cluster

    In an attempt to provide more efficient and more cost-effective access to a wide range of econometric and statistical packages, to the different company databases, and to a comprehensive range of Web-enabled services, the Economic Research Unit of the Bank of Italy has decided to replace its Symmetric Multiprocessors (SMP)...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Making Sure Your Investment Pans Out

    This webcast is especially relevant given the state of our economy and tightening marketing (and customer) budgets. It's more important than ever to know exactly what impact your marketing efforts are having on your organization as a whole. IN this webcast Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Power of User Defined SAS Code in SAS Data Integration Studio

    Extensive use of standard SAS Data Integration Studio Transformations is often made when designing data warehouses, thereby reducing maintenance requirements and the need for user defined code. This paper instead advocates using the SAS Data Integration Studio API against user defined code. Thus using the full power of SAS to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Recursive SAS Macro: A Fun Application

    The Eternity II puzzle is an edge-matching puzzle, which involves placing 256 square puzzle pieces into a 16?16 grid so that adjacent edges match in both color and shapes (collectively called "Colors" here). The full 256-piece Eternity II puzzle has been designed to be difficult to solve by brute-force computer...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Driving Decisions With Predictive Analytics: The Top Business Applications

    The value proposition is straight-forward and proven: Predictive analytics produces business insight that delivers. The customer predictions generated by predictive analytics deliver more relevant content to each customer, improving response rates, click rates, buying behavior, retention and overall profit. Harnessing value with predictive analytics depends on some careful choices: What...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    ODS HTML Evolution: HTML That Scrolls, Panels, Floats, Reads, and Integrates

    The ODS HTML destination has been around a long time and has gone through a number of changes. There are numerous flavors of HTML that can be generated using from tagsets available, but it can be frustrating when one wants the features of two or more different tagsets. There are...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Pleasing the Client: Creating Custom Reports With SAS ODS LAYOUT and Proc REPORT

    Through the Output Delivery System (ODS), SAS software provides a means for creating attractive, concise, and functional reports. Because ODS is an Object-Oriented (OO) technology, it provides the ability to move beyond template descriptions to creation of complete output layouts. Proc REPORT works with ODS to provide a completely customizable...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Instant KPI: From Data to Dashboard in Record Time

    Moving from data to dashboard in a single program, this paper shows how Base SAS and SAS/STAT software can be used with the power of PROC GKPI to go from raw data to meaningful statistical summaries of benchmarked performance. Benchmarking is a common process by which organizations measure performance against...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Introducing PROC PLM and Postfitting Analysis for Very General Linear Models in SAS/STAT 9.22

    SAS/STAT software provides many powerful methods to fit general linear models with complicated effects. Some SAS/STAT procedures also enable one to estimate, test, compare, or plot functions of the estimated parameters. Such postprocessing can be as straightforward as predicting responses for given observations, or as complex as plotting multiplicity-adjusted comparisons...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Automating Report Dates and Formats Using SAS 9 Software

    In many organizations, analysts manually change the SAS code that is used to run routine reports so that it uses current dates. However, analysts can use SAS date functions and formats to create automated macro variables that update all of the dates in a report script. Using macro date variables...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    'Show Me the Green' Through a Hosted Sustainability Solution for Higher Education

    Over 650 college and university presidents have signed the American College and University President's Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), which pledges them to strive for carbon neutrality by 2050. With this commitment, transparency and communication of sustainability strategies is imperative. This transparency extends beyond the capacities of simple spreadsheets and manual reporting...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    SAS Scalable Performance Data Server: Star Schema Support

    The release of SAS Scalable Performance Data Server 4.4 included SQL planner and execution optimizations for star schemas. This paper will cover important areas relevant to the SAS Scalable Performance Data Server star schema support: basic concepts behind the star schema, overview of customer needs for star schemas, how the...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Data Management With Teeth: 5 Models For Data Stewardship

    Data stewardship is getting a lot of attention in both IT and business circles. Many companies have already institutionalized the role. While in many cases data stewards are the new go-to resources for all things data, that can be as much of a problem as a solution. In this webcast,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Power of Personalisation With JMP

    Whether its used alone or in conjunction with other SAS technologies, JMP is often promoted as a point-and-click environment whose unique features allow informed users to get value from their data quickly and easily. Sometimes, though, users are intimidated by the sheer power and versatility of JMP, and the question...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Get to Your Points: Using SAS to Build Google Maps

    If one has used SAS/GRAPH, one knows that certain data lends itself very well to presentation on a map. And now, thanks to APIs from companies like Google and Microsoft, it's relatively easy to overlay all kinds of data and information on interactive online maps. But don't throw away the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Complex Data Combinations on Large Volumes: How to Get the Best Performance

    Developers are often challenged to build complex combinations of large files with a good performance. In most cases the SQL procedure is the obvious choice. However, the DATA step often provides better alternatives with outstanding performance improvements. An extra level of complexity is added when data cannot just be combined...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Creating Dynamic Series Charts Using Base SAS, SAS/GRAPH, and the Annotate Facility

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides occupational health surveillance information through the systematic collection, analysis, and dissemination of this information via publications and the Internet. NIOSH is currently developing a content management system to automate the production of charts and tables for the NIOSH Worker Health...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Lowering the Cost and Risk of SAS Solution Integration With SAP: SAS Solution Adapters

    The ability to transform the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) business data into SAS Business Intelligence and Analytics can be the company's best hope for lowering the cost of an implementation. The IT organization needs to build a data warehouse; populate it with complete, consistent, accurate, and current data from...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Make Your SAS Code Environmentally Aware

    SAS global macro variables and operating system environment variables contain a wealth of information that can be used to add extra power to the SAS programs. This information can be used to add additional diagnostic information to one's logs and add customization to reports. The paper will demonstrate a simple...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Best Practices for a Non-English BI Deployment

    SAS products are used by customers around the world. This paper describes how to deploy and configure business intelligence products for non-English environments (such as Japanese, Chinese, French, etc.) and how to configure SAS Enterprise BI suite so that it can support multiple languages simultaneously. This paper will provide the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using the SAS Survey Procedures for Subpopulation Analysis With Jackknife Repeated Replication Methods in SAS 9.2

    In the analysis of complex sample data, Jackknife Repeated Replication is a method to estimate the variance of a statistic that can result in substantially reduced variance when compared to traditional estimators. Subpopulation analysis is used to compute point and variance estimates for a subset of the sampled population. This...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Analytical ETL or How to Build a DataPipe

    A DataPipe or analytical ETL implementation gives organizations affordable, sustainable and easy-to-use analytical solutions. A DataPipe integrates data from a variety of sources across an organization and provides a self-service data kiosk from which predictive models, forecasts, OLAP cubes and reports can be created. Analytical ETL ensures the predictive needs...

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