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SAS experts will hold live events presenting a variety of topics. For the opportunity to ask a specific question, you can register to participate in the live sessions. You can also view previously recorded sessions on-demand at your own convenience to get in-depth information about a particular topic.

Additional live event dates and on-demand videos coming soon!

New to SAS

SAS Studio: An Introduction

This session introduces SAS Studio, a development application for SAS that you access through your web browser.

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Administrator

Creating and Scheduling SAS Job Flows with the Schedule Manager Plugin in SAS Management Console

This topic will discuss and demonstrate how one or more SAS programs, SAS Data Integration Studio jobs, and/or SAS Web Report Studio reports can be combined into a flow definition and then scheduled to automatically execute based on a calendar date and time or based on the creation or update of a file.

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Introduction to SAS Administration Tasks in SAS 9.4

This session introduces the basics of SAS platform administration in a SAS Metadata Server environment. It identifies the platform administrator's roles and provides an overview of the tasks performed after initial installation and configuration of SAS.

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SAS Environment Manager: An Introduction

New in SAS 9.4, the SAS Environment Manager is a great new admin tool that provides you with the capabilities and features to monitor your SAS environment and resources in real-time. You can administer, monitor and manage SAS resources, including administering the SAS Web Application Server and monitoring SAS foundation servers. Collect and chart data on metrics for monitored SAS resources, which creates a comprehensive view of resource health and operation. Monitor log events and reporting alerts. Create alerts that are triggered for events you can define.

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SAS Grid Manager and SAS Viya: A Perfect Pair   New Topic!

SAS Grid Manager and SAS Viya complement each other to provide a highly available and scalable environment. What does this mean for you and your organization?

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SAS Grid Manager: An Overview of the SAS Grid Manager Module in SAS Environment Manager

In this webinar we will talk about the Grid Manager module in SAS Environment Manager. The SAS Grid Manager module for SAS Environment Manager enables you to monitor tasks, manage LSF configuration and manage HA configuration tasks.

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Scheduling SAS Programs and Jobs for a Grid Environment   New Topic!

This presentation provides information about scheduling SAS programs and jobs from SAS applications with a focus for grid users. We present examples that show you how to use the schedule manager plug-in in SAS Management Console to schedule jobs to the grid environment, as well as how to submit a batch job, build a flow, and schedule a flow with dependencies.

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Understanding Hot Fixes

This session introduces the concept of SAS Hot Fixes, why SAS Hot Fixes are necessary and how SAS Hot Fixes are installed and configured. Specifics of this session include: Working with the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment tool, Using the SAS Deployment Wizard to install SAS Hot Fixes, Building the SAS Deployment Registry.

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Understanding User Authentication

This session will cover the process of authentication when a user logs on to a SAS client application, thereby connecting to the metadata server and subsequent authentication when a user accesses data through program code or generated code through the SAS client interface.

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Understanding Your Software Order and How to Use the SAS Deployment Wizard to Manage Your Software Depot

This presentation will explain the steps for requesting an upgrade of current software or maintenance release: The content of the order information in the letter received from SAS, Explain the type of order they have, Explaining the process for creating a software depot from the download of DVDs, Software depot options, What is needed to get ready for the install, What to expect when starting the upgrade or doing a new install.

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What Does It Mean to Administer SAS Visual Analytics

This session helps you understand and perform administrative tasks that are specific to SAS Visual Analytics. To get the most out of this session, it is helpful to have a familiarity with the SAS Intelligence Platform.

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Analytics

SAS Enterprise Miner: Getting Started

In this session, you learn how to use SAS Enterprise Miner to create a project, define a data source, create a basic flow process, explore and modify data, perform basic modeling, and score new data.

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Data Mining Tasks with SAS Enterprise Guide

This session covers SAS Rapid Predictive Modeler and model scoring. It also covers recency, frequency, and monetary analysis.

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Data Preparation Best Practice Approaches for Deriving Better Insights   New Topic!

Creating consistent, reliable data that is ready for analytics can be a time-intensive task including many different techniques. Explore data preparation ideas to help drive better insights from analytics, moving from basic best practices to advanced options. This webinar is for data scientists, data engineers, data stewards and analysts.

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Ensemble Models and Partitioning Algorithms in SAS Enterprise Miner

This session presents various ensemble models based on partitioning algorithms in SAS Enterprise Miner. These include decision trees, bagging, boosting, gradient boosting, random forests, and ensemble trees.

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Introduction to Survival Data Mining   New Topic!

This webinar will discuss topics in survival data mining such as building models for time-dependent outcomes derived from customer event histories, accounting for competing risks, and incorporating time-dependent covariates. The demonstration will be in SAS/STAT 14.3 and will show how to fit a multinomial logistic regression model with splines for right censored data. The demonstration will also show how to produce graphics to illustrate the results of the model.

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Model Selection Techniques in SAS Enterprise Guide & SAS Enterprise Miner

This presentation will answer the what, why and how on model selection. We will take a look at criterion and techniques used for model selection. Why is it important? And why should it be on your list of activities when doing predictive modeling? How to do model selection using SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterprise Miner? This presentation will include examples for both SAS products.

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SAS Analytics for Containers   New Topic!

Analytics for containers provides portability, collaboration and a high level of security especially for SAS users in federal financial agencies. Business and IT users alike can enjoy open source integration, quick startup times and server-based architecture in the cloud that can truly scale out.

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SAS Enterprise Miner: Tips and Tricks   New Topic!

SAS Enterprise Miner enthusiasts can learn tips and tricks to promote ease of use and productivity. From favorite nodes to implementing more complex modeling techniques, learn top tips for getting the most from using SAS Enterprise Miner in this presentation.

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SAS Forecast Server: Getting Started

This session introduces you to SAS Forecast Server. We walk through the eight-step wizard for setting up a new project, navigate the SAS Forecast Studio user interface, review forecasting results, and highlight some of the most commonly used options.

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SAS Modeling Best Practices   New Topic!

This session provides general guidelines for accessing and determining the best modeling methodology or methodologies for a given business issue. The concepts discussed in this session are demonstrated in SAS Enterprise Miner.

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SAS Text Miner: Getting Started

In this session, you learn how to create a project, access and read unstructured data, perform natural language processing, explore concepts in your document collection, group similar documents, and use unstructured data for predictive modeling.

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Variable Selection Using SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterprise Miner

This session addresses the what, why, and how for variable selection. You learn how to do variable selection using SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterprise Miner and discover why variable selection is important in predictive modeling.

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Business Intelligence

A Deeper Dive into SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting

This session reviews creating a simple row and column report, creating a graph or chart, adding a prompt, and combining reports in the report builder.

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Filtering Every Which Way in SAS Enterprise Guide

Experienced SAS Enterprise Guide users will witness and gain advice for exploiting a few key data management, integration, and filtering capabilities of SAS Enterprise Guide. You'll see how your current SAS skills and proficiencies can become even more valuable. If you've participated in the Deeper Dive into SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting webinar, this is a great way to stretch and strengthen your SAS Enterprise Guide skills.

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SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office: An Introduction

This session is for power users/business analysts who are comfortable working in Microsoft applications, and want to harness SAS' powerful analytics via Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook. Learn how to access data, create diverse outputs, and scale beyond Excel's constraints.

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SAS Enterprise Guide: Getting Started

This session introduces you to SAS Enterprise Guide. You learn how to access SAS data, run tasks, change output format, manipulate data in the Query Builder window, and use the SAS Enterprise Guide programming interface.

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SAS Enterprise Guide: Hidden Gems

This session looks at new and existing functionality in SAS Enterprise Guide to help both novice users and longtime programmers. Learn about filtering options, task and code templates, prompts, computed columns, subqueries, and other topics.

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SAS Enterprise Guide: Scheduling Projects   New Topic!

In this webinar, you will get a step-by-step guide to scheduling your SAS Enterprise Guide project using Windows Task Scheduler.

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SAS Enterprise Guide: Tips, Tricks and Considerations for Programmers   New Topic!

Whether you are a longtime programmer who is new to SAS Enterprise Guide or have been coding in SAS for a while, you can learn new ways to make programming more efficient and effective.

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Using Microsoft Excel PivotTables in the SAS Add-in Microsoft Office

Do you use Excel Pivot Tables? If you also have the SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office, did you know that you can explore your SAS data in Excel? This session explores how the SAS add-in functionality enables SAS data to be explored using a Excel PivotTable. Learn the basics of interacting with SAS data inside Excel and applying your existing PivotTable skills to the SAS data sources stored in your environment.

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Customer Intelligence

Introduction to Custom Processing for SAS Marketing Automation   New Topic!

Discover techniques and resources for developing SAS Stored Processes for a Process or Custom node. Whether you are a SAS programmer or a campaign designer, learn to create and use custom processes using SAS Marketing Automation.

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Optimize Your Way to Awesome Marketing with SAS Customer Intelligence

In this session, you'll learn the benefits of optimizing campaigns and how to use SAS Marketing Optimization and SAS Marketing Automation together to help you get better results.

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Data Management

A Venture Into SAS Data Management

By the end of this meeting, you will understand SAS Data Management's key characteristics, value and features. It will answer these questions via demonstrations of SAS Data Management and SAS Data Integration Studio interfaces: What is SAS Data Management? When, why, and who should use SAS Data Management? How do SAS Data Integration Studio and SAS Data Management Studio operate?

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Techniques for User Code in SAS Data Integration Studio

Learn how to apply a user-written code transformation in a SAS Data Integration Studio job. Work with source and target tables to integrate your code into the job flow. Use the manual and automated Update Table Metadata utility, and more!

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Virtualizing Enterprise Data

This session reviews how to use SAS Federation Server to virtualize and deliver enterprise data across an organization with unprecedented security using advanced data masking and encryption, granular role-based permissions, and embedded data quality. SAS Federation Server provides a centralized, web-based console allowing IT to graphically administer, monitor, and maintain data connections applicable to any data governance solution.

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Foundation Tools

Exploring SAS Stored Processes

This session shows how to use SAS Enterprise Guide to access and analyze data. You create SAS Stored Processes from an Enterprise Guide project and from existing SAS programs, and you access stored processes from a variety of SAS client applications.

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Gaining Comfort with SAS Grid Computing for Analysts and Data Scientists   New Topic!

What is SAS Grid Computing? How can it boost your analytics performance? This webinar introduces you to the key concepts and benefits of SAS Grid Computing.

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Moving Your Programs to the World of DS2

When executed, a DS2 threaded program uses multiple threads. Each thread executes the thread program to concurrently read and transform a portion of the data. The transformed data is then written to output. This session will introduce you to the SAS Data Step 2 programming language to accomplish this. It will explain how to parallelize your data step processing and work more closely with third party RDBMS with in-database processing and integrate with their data types.

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PROC REPORT: Getting Started   New Topic!

PROC REPORT is capable of producing a variety of reports. In this session you will learn basic syntax, ordering and grouping values, how to create new columns and simple highlighting techniques.

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PROC REPORT: Next Steps   New Topic!

Unique to PROC REPORT are DATA step-like features that allows you to create a copy of a variable, called an alias, and to create temporary variables. This session will explain why you would need to use an alias calculating multiple statistics for one analysis variable or using a variable for multiple purposes. Temporary variables will be explained and examples will demonstrate how they are useful when calculating percentages within groups or performing conditional logic.

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Producing PPT, EXCEL, and EPUB Books in SAS

This session is for any SAS user who is interested in learning how to use the SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) to create PowerPoint, EXCEL and EPUB books from SAS results.

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SAS SQL: An Introduction

This session gives you a basic introduction to PROC SQL. Join us to learn about: Basic SQL queries and syntax, Creating columns, sub setting and conditional logic, Introduction to joins, Creating macro variables.

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SAS Studio: Advanced Topics and What's New

Showcasing the latest version of SAS Studio, this session will explore the Visual Programmer perspective, the Batch Submission, Import Data and Query utilities, as well as a look at some of the new tasks.

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SAS/ACCESS: Universal SAS Methods to Access Just About Any Data, Anywhere

This topic will illustrate two universal SAS syntax methods for reading and writing database tables: SQL pass-through and the SAS ACCESS LIBNAME method. Examples of executing these methods will be shown for several diverse data source emphasizing the consistency of the SAS syntax, making it easy for SAS users to apply to any required database. Some Performance considerations and efficiency techniques will be discussed.

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Sorting Through the Features of PROC SORT

This session explores all of the exciting PROC SORT tools. The PROC SORT of today tackles data challenges like never before, going beyond EBCDIC and ASCII to include additional languages beyond English. Imagine having the ability to sort allowing for Case Insensitivity of names such as McGowan or the ability to sort addresses by the address number and the address name with the same field, or eliminating records with unique keys vs. duplicates.

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The What, When, and Why of SAS/ACCESS Interfaces

This session introduces the key characteristics and capabilities of SAS/ACCESS interfaces by answering these questions: What are SAS /ACCESS interfaces? What capabilities do they provide? When and why should they be used?

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Top 10 SAS Functions

Have you ever wondered if there are functions that are popular among SAS users? If so, what are they? Join us as we focus on widely-used SAS functions.

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Top 10 Ways to Optimize Your SAS Code

This session teaches you tips and tricks to make your SAS code run more efficiently. There are multiple ways to do most things in SAS, so understanding some coding guidelines (such as limiting the amount of data read) is the key to efficiency.

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What's New in 9.4 Foundation

In this session, you learn about the new features and functionality of SAS 9.4.

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SAS for Hadoop

Preparing Data in Hadoop for Analysis and Reporting

This session reviews how business users, data analyst and scientist can manage, manipulate and cleanse data stored in Hadoop using an intuitive browser interface without any specialized coding skills. At the end of the session, you will understand load data into Hadoop, profile data and cleanse data of inconsistencies, integrate data with other sources and deliver data for analytical analysis and reporting.

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Programming Techniques for SAS In-Memory Analytics with Hadoop

After a brief overview of several SAS technologies and programming methods for hadoop this talk will describe the architectures that supports the SAS high-performance grid and the SAS LASR grid, demonstrate examples of SAS programming methods that create SASHDAT data sets in hadoop and execute high-performance analytics procedures with SASHDAT data sources, and demonstrate examples of programming methods that use PROC LASR to start and stop a SAS LASR server, load data into the SAS LASR server memory and execute PROC IMSTAT statements to analyze the in-memory data.

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Internet of Things

Analytics and Decisions in a Streaming Environment   New Topic!

This session provides an overview of the latest SAS Event Stream Processing technology and how analytics can be used to improve decisions for more real time action. You will learn how to create streaming ESP projects, integrate SAS analytical models, understand the latest advanced analytical techniques, test your models, and observe the results of your ESP projects using SAS Streamviewer.

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Visual Analytics

SAS Visual Statistics 7.4: Getting Started

This session introduces SAS Visual Statistics and its capabilities. You see how you can apply statistical modeling techniques to explore data visually.

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SAS Visual Analytics 7.4: An Introduction to Custom Calculations and Aggregations

The interface of SAS Visual Analytics enables you to calculate new data items from your existing data items using an expression builder; you can calculate a company's profits by subtracting expenses from revenues. In addition to performing calculations on numeric values, you can use calculated data items to create date and time values.

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SAS Visual Analytics 7.4: Getting Started

This session introduces you to the components of SAS Visual Analytics, including the Home Page, the Explorer, and the Designer. It also introduces the Viewer and Mobile BI, the interfaces for viewing SAS Visual Analytics reports.

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SAS Visual Analytics 7.4: Tips and Tricks

This session will provide you with options, tips & tricks, and best practices when using SAS Visual Analytics for data exploration and report design.

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SAS Visual Analytics 7.4: Using Geospatial Object   New Topic!

Based on the Introduction to SAS Visual Analytics book, you will learn techniques based on the three SAS Visual Analytics geospatial objects. From seeing where sharks attack to animating a hurricane's path, you can learn how to incorporate geospatial data into real-world applications.

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SAS Visual Analytics 7.4: Working with Data

Join us as we discuss how Visual Analytics users can define data items within SAS Visual Analytics Explorer or Designer, build data queries using SAS Visual Data Builder, join data and create calculated columns using SAS Visual Data Builder, and use SAS Enterprise Guide for data manipulation.

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SAS Visual Analytics: Getting Started with SAS Visual Data Builder

SAS Visual Data Builder enables analysts and data administrators to perform data preparation for analytics. You can design queries to perform joins, add calculated columns and subset and sort data.

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SAS Visual Analytics: What's New in 7.3

What's New in SAS Visual Analytics gives you a quick, convenient overview of new functionality and enhanced features that you might use with the latest releases of SAS Visual Analytics.

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SAS Visual Analytics: What's New in 7.4

You'll get a quick, convenient overview of the new functionality and enhanced features the you might use with the latest releases of SAS Visual Analytics.

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SAS Viya

Accessing and Manipulating Data in SAS Viya

You may have heard of SAS Viya, a modernization of the SAS platform, but you might not be familiar with how to access and manage your data in SAS Viya.

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Leveraging SAS Viya to Improve Base SAS Processes   New Topic!

The SAS Platform is greatly enhanced by SAS Viya. In this session, the presenter will share his experiences in leveraging SAS Viya to improve Base SAS processes. Explore technical insights and implementation details to get your code CAS-enabled, achieving faster results. These are illustrated by real-life case studies.

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SAS Optimization on SAS Viya: Getting Started   New Topic!

Every time we use our GPS system, receive items purchased online or see food, medicine and clothing that are in stock, we benefit from optimization algorithms. In this presentation, you will get coding examples for linear programming, mixed integer linear programming, nonlinear programming and network optimization.

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SAS Visual Analytics 8.2 on SAS Viya: Getting Started

Learn about the new SAS Visual Analytics architecture on SAS Viya. In Visual Analytics on SAS Viya, data discovery and reporting can be accomplished through a single easy-to-use interface. Join us as we explore in-memory data and create interactive reports and dashboards.

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SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning on SAS Viya: Getting Started

SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning is designed for the data scientist, statistician and advanced business analyst. Whether you want to program or point and click it provides innovative algorithms and fast, in-memory processing. This session is for the new user. And covers what it is, the value provided and an overview of the capabilities.

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SAS Visual Forecasting on SAS Viya: Getting Started   New Topic!

Join this webinar for an introduction to SAS Visual Forecasting on SAS Viya. Learn what it is, how it supports high-performance automated forecasting and how to start using it. This presentation offers learning opportunities for all.

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SAS Visual Statistics on SAS Viya: Getting Started   New Topic!

SAS Visual Statistics is designed for statisticians and business analysts. You can quickly create predictive models through the visual point-and-click interface or through programming using SAS Studio or other programming interfaces. This session covers the what, why, and how for using SAS Visual Statistics 8.2.

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The New Languages of SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya: A SAS Programmer's Primer

Did you know there are many more ways to program against SAS 9.4 and SAS Viya products than just PROCs? This session will describe new language interfaces to SAS in SAS programmer terms and how these compare to traditional SAS 9.4 counterparts.

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What is a CASLIB and How Do I Use Them

SAS Viya is the next big thing, but before you can get started you need to know what a CASLIB is and how it can help you get access to your data with Cloud Analytic Services.

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