SAS Talks is a webinar series featuring technical presentations by SAS experts, instructors, authors, customers and students. Monthly live webinars are archived for later viewing, and related resources are offered within each area.
New Features: SAS® Activity-Based Management
In this live webinar, learn how the product morphs into SAS Cost and Profitability Management later in 2013.
Getting Started with SAS® and Hadoop
In this live webinar, SAS technical expert Jeff Bailey covers the basics of SAS and Hadoop
Getting Started with SAS®
Spend a little time with our experts and they'll help you make the most of your investment in SAS.
Through an in-depth examination of the topics that matter to you, SAS experts can help you take your SAS® knowledge and expertise to the next level. Hailing from nearly every industry, across academia and from everywhere in between, our experts’ perspectives are where the rubber truly meets the road.
Getting Started with SAS® Enterprise Miner™
As organizations in all types of industries collect ever-increasing amounts of data, the need for gaining insights and intelligence from all that data increases too. In this webinar, you'll learn how SAS Enterprise Miner streamlines the data mining process to create highly accurate predictive and descriptive models based on large volumes of data from across the enterprise.
Building Better Business Intelligence with SAS®
In this live webcast from SAS Global Forum 2012 in Orlando, FL, SAS expert and author Tricia Aanderud, co-author Angela Hall and SAS BI training pro Eric Rossland will explore how each SAS Business Intelligence solution component can be fully utilized to ensure a successful implementation. Aanderud and Hall discuss points from Building Business Intelligence Using SAS®: Content Development Examples, while Rossland shares which applications have changed in the SAS BI Clients 4.3 release.
Getting the Most Out of support.sas.com
In this webinar, we'll take a quick tour of support.sas.com and the many benefits it offers SAS® users. Learn how the site can help you troubleshoot SAS issues, find educational resources, keep up with information on current software releases, share with other SAS users in our online forums and more.
SAS® 9.3 Features and Functionality for Platform Administration
Whether you're considering an upgrade or already have the SAS® 9.3 release, this 50-minute session will help you get the most out of the new foundation features. Check out the new algorithms and functionality we've added to help you address issues in new ways and tackle your organization's most pressing problems.
Best Practices in SAS® Administration
This two-part session features Randy Betancourt, Principal Technical Architect at SAS, discussing the vital role of SAS administrators. You'll learn why the role of SAS administrator is so important and hear from Greg Lamm, former Director of Information Technology at Connexion Technologies, who shares his experience managing SAS software infrastructure at 14 sites with 650 users.
With expertise as varied as the classes they teach, our experienced instructors bring a personal touch to sharing their knowledge with you. From quick, specific tips to broader demos, there’s always something new to learn.
SAS Enterprise Miner Tip: Imputing Missing Values
Jeff Thompson explains how to use missing indicators as inputs in regression models.
Programming Tip: Subsetting Data with a WHERE Statement
David Ghan explores how a WHERE statement can be used to subset data.
Social Networks in Data Mining: Challenges and Applications
In this session, professor and SAS® expert Bart Baesens explores social network effects between customers and how they create collective correlational behavior that needs to be appropriately analyzed and modeled.
SAS Enterprise Miner Tip: Profiling a Target Variable Before a Predictive Model
Cat Truxillo reviews how to use the segment profile node and reduce dimensionality for predictive modeling.
SAS Enterprise Guide 4.3: Increasing Productivity for SAS Programmers
Anand Chitale reveals new features inside the latest release of the SAS Enterprise Guide interface that can help programmers be more productive and responsive inside their organizations. View demo.
Meet the people behind the publications! SAS authors and insiders discuss behind-the-scenes details about their latest books and projects, and share their experiences using SAS in these exclusive podcasts.
Customer Segmentation Made Simple
Join author and SAS® expert Randy Collica as he explains how to use SAS® Enterprise Miner™ and the most commonly available techniques for customer relationship management. You'll learn ways to segment customers more intelligently and achieve (or at least get closer to) the one-to-one customer relationship today's businesses want.
Innovative Techniques: Doing More with Loops and Arrays
You've used loops and arrays dozens of times, but are you using them effectively? Do you understand what's really happening when you include these statements in your program? In this session, SAS® expert Art Carpenter will explore several techniques that utilize DO loops and arrays and highlight some of the advanced capabilities of these statements
SAS for Mixed Models, Second Edition is a big book for SAS – literally and figuratively. Listen in on this informative roundtable discussion with co-authors Ramon C. Littell, Walter W. Stroup, Oliver Schabenberger and Russell Wolfinger (co-author George Milliken was unavailable).
Popular SAS Press author Art Carpenter offers a peek at upcoming projects, including a new book and a possible foray into social media, with the help of SAS Student Programs Manager (and SAS programmer) Elizabeth Ceranowski.
Hear why Warren Kuhfeld wrote Statistical Graphics in SAS for people like himself - people who like to see examples of what they're doing.
What's new from SAS Publishing? E-books, news events and more: support.sas.com/publishing
SAS customers represent many of the most innovative and successful organizations in the world, and their enthusiasm for SAS is contagious! Find out what our customers are doing with SAS across a variety of industries in these customer success stories and webinars
Project Organization Proposal and
Project Leadership Plan
The success or failure of any project generally results from how well the project was planned, organized and executed. But is the road to success really just that simple? In this session, you'll discover an easy-to-use Project Organization Proposal (POP) that can be implemented without adding additional resources to the MIS or IT divisions and a sample project leadership plan guide you can use to ensure your project's success.
Get an inside perspective on how Wyndham Exchange and Rentals uses predictive analytics for improved network growth, significant time savings and a better customer experience.
Retailer Chico's FAS put data management solutions into the hands of its business users and saw a significant increase in the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, as well as a unified customer view and better insights into strategy and segmentation.
Major regional food manufacturer and retailer Oberweis Dairy uses SAS Business Analytics to more effectively cross-sell and up-sell its products, identify and correct product quality issues and increase customer loyalty.