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Building Business Intelligence Using SAS Book

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Building Business Intelligence Using SAS Book

SAS Business Intelligence (BI) package provides an interface for multiple audiences to dissect, discover, and decide on what the data means to their organization. This book shows you the SAS business intelligence capabilities, features, and contains the most sought after tips and tricks to bring a novice user up to speed quickly!

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SAS BI Book Overview

Each chapter highlights a specific SAS business intelligence client providing step-by-step instructions for creating information maps, OLAP cubes, reports, dashboards, and portal pages.

Chapters Include

  • Overview of the SAS Business Intelligence tools and their relationships
  • Using SAS Enterprise Guide with the BI tools
  • Convert a SAS program into a stored process with custom prompts, outputs, and styles.  Learn how to use the stored processes in the other BI clients.
  • Using the Prompt Framework to create dynamic, cascading, and even grouped prompts
  • Change your data into information maps or OLAP cubes
  • Learn how to create reports in Web Report Studio and implement the advanced tool features
  • Using the Microsoft Add-In with the MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint and even MS Outlook to further enhance your productivity
  • Create dashboards with different indicators and ranges
  • Use the Information Delivery Portal to pull together your reports, stored processes and external webpage.
Use this book as a study aide for the SAS Business Intelligence Content Exam.  However, intermediate uses will also want this book nearby as a quick reference. 
Publish Date: Feb 2012
Building Business Intelligence Using SAS Book Cover

Building Business Intelligence Using SAS Book Cover

Reviewer Comments

Three industry experts – who use the SAS Business Intelligence toolset everyday – scoured the book looking for any fine points that were missed or needed to be added. Here’s some of their thoughts they shared as they reviewed the book draft.

SAS BI Book Reviewer Comments

SAS BI Book Reviewer Comments

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Tricia Aanderud

Director of Data Visualization at Zencos Consulting
Tricia Aanderud is a SAS Business Intelligence and Visual Analytics consultant based in Raleigh, NC who works for Zencos Consulting. She has written several books about SAS, presented papers at many SAS conferences, and has been using SAS since 2001. Contact her for assistance with your next project.
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