Nicole Ball
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.