Principal Technical Training Consultant, SAS
Nicole Ball, a Principal Technical Training Consultant at SAS, teaches courses on SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Data Quality, and the SAS programming language. Nicole is also a course developer for SAS Visual Analytics, which includes writing and updating courses and preparing customized training. Before coming to SAS, Nicole was an Economic Analyst at the Federal Reserve where she learned more about SAS code and how to apply it to real-world problems. She has a MS in Economics from the University of Texas at Dallas and a BA in Economics from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.
When she’s not learning about new features in SAS software and trying to come up with neat solutions to student questions, Nicole loves to crochet and design stuffed animals, read fiction books of any kind, and do CrossFit. Nicole currently lives in Celina, TX with her husband, Keith, and their dog, Winston.
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Interactive Reports in SAS® Visual Analytics: Advanced Features and Customization
By Nicole Ball
This book contains a variety of examples that enable you to customize Visual Analytics reports to enhance the viewer experience. You can create interactive links to external websites, use parameters to give the viewer more control, add custom graphs and third-party visualizations, execute SAS code using the Job Execution Service, and even embed report content in your own web pages or apps.
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- Rebecca A. Ottesen first learned SAS as a student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where she now teaches.
- Michael Patetta has been a statistical instructor for SAS since 1994. He teaches a variety of courses including Supervised Machine Learning Procedures Using SAS® Viya® in SAS® Studio, Predictive Modeling Using Logistic Regression, Introduction to Data Science Statistical Methods, and Regression Methods Using SAS Viya.
- Dr. Carlos Pinheiro is a Principal Data Scientist at SAS and a Visiting Professor at Data ScienceTech Institute in France. He has been working in analytics since 1996 for some of the largest telecommunications providers in Brazil in multiple roles from technical to executive.