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NESUG 25 In Review

2012-11-18 – 10:08 PM

I had a great time at NESUG 25!  Great networking opportunities, excellent papers/presentations, and a tremendous amount of support from SAS itself.
As always, there were a number of terrific papers.  The full proceedings are now posted.  I won’t attempt to direct you toward the “best” papers, since one person can only manage to see a subset.  The great thing about the proceedings is, you can …

SAS BI Dashboard: Putting Your Brand on It!

2012-11-05 – 6:59 AM
dashboard change the application frame

After creating a dashboard, the customer typically asks to have their logo and colors added so their organization branding is available.  Using the SAS Flex Theme Designer, you can change the SAS BI Dashboard colors and logos. In this post I showed you some basics for using the SAS Flex Theme Designer but today, let’s change the logo and apply the company’s colors.
Let’s pretend that Acme …

SAS BI: Tell SAS What You Want in the SASWare Ballot

2012-08-13 – 7:22 AM

Last week I received a tweet from Kerri Rivers (@kerri_rivers) reminding me to vote in the SASware Ballot. I met Kerri at SAS Global Forum this past year.  She is a consultant for SAS with a wicked good sense of humor.  Yes – my kind of person! Anyway she had a good suggestion.
What is the SASWare Ballot?
You can visit the SASWare Ballot website to check …

SAS User Groups: Inspiring Visit to SAS UK Professional Conference

2012-07-17 – 8:26 AM
Inside the tent and beautiful SAS Garden

Each conference I attend, I walk away with a dozen ideas for the blog posts, SAS programs, and future papers and presentations.  The SAS UK Professional Forum was no different.  Plus I learned how to really speak English from the British – you should be glad they got me “sorted” and now I’m in the right “bit”. 
SAS BI Book was Key to BI Content Exam
The …

User Groups: Will I see You at the SAS UK Professional Convention?

2012-07-08 – 10:47 AM

This week (July 10-12) the SAS UK Professional Convention takes place at the SAS UK Headquarters ( Marlow, England). I’m hearing there are record numbers for attendance – so it should be a happening gig.  Already the Tuesday session has filled up!
Focus is Big Data – There’s More Than That!
Here’s some highlights and you can find a complete agenda here.

Information is Beautiful (David McCandless) whose blog …