Category Archive: SAS Courses and R

Wake Up to a World of Data Possibilities: With SAS Certification

Of late, in spite of trending insurgence of cutting edge technology tools, SAS remains one of the most popular, in-demand programming languages for advanced analytics. It’s been more than two decades, yet it didn’t lose its importance in ruling the data science market. This shows how flexible this pioneering analytics tool is, and how adaptable it is in its functionality that it stood strong through the test of time and development.

 
Wake Up to a World of Data Possibilities: With SAS Certification

Possess the Right SAS Skills, Be In Demand

Organizations are utilizing the perks of advanced analytics inside out. They are realizing that not only big data analytics has secured a niche area of concentration for itself, but it has strived to be an indispensable part of any organization that is on its walk to success.

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INTCK and INTNX: All about SAS Dates and Computing Intervals between Dates

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The INTCK and INTNX functions in SAS helps you compute the time between events. This technical blog is based on the timeline of living US presidents, sourced from a Wikipedia table. The table data shows the number of years and days between events.

 

So, let’s start.

 

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New and Improved Data Pane in SAS Visual Analytics Now Goes Painless

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It seems some good news is waiting for you – honing your data for effective reports are easier now with the 8.1 release of SAS Visual Analytics. In this technical blog, we will understand the structure of data pane, how it exhibits data from an active data source, and a handful number of tasks, which you might want to perform – like viewing measure details, adjusting data item properties and fabricating geographic data items, custom categories and hierarchies.

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Learn to Surf on the Three Waves of Artificial Intelligence

Learn to Surf on the Three Waves of Artificial Intelligence
 

How is the future going to be like? Will human workforce be completely redundant? Will machine learning supersede human intelligence? There have been myriad forecasts about the illuminating future of the AI: that it will be capable of analyzing human emotions, evaluating social nuances, heading medical treatments and surgeries, all that shrouds the best of human resources. But what about now? What is the present scenario like? Fortunately, DARPA is here to unleash a stream of answers to various questions, asked as well as unasked.

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How to Code Colour Values Within SAS Enterprise Guide

Colours are amazing, they are the subject of many romantic poems and songs, they are what can alter our moods drastically, they are these magical wavelengths that transform into incredible visions for our eyes.

 
How to Code Colour Values Within SAS Enterprise Guide
 

Some feel warm, while others feel cool, some make us happy while others make us sad… but as colours are so important, how to add these values within the SAS Enterprise Guide?

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How is data science helping NFL players win Super bowl?!

Recently, a discussion was held, which invited data scientists and analysts all over the world, to take part in the Science of Super Bowl discussion panel, this discussion was held by Newswise.

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We found one notable discussion topic, which answered three very important questions related to data science that the sports industry could use:

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How to Use PUT and %PUT Statements in SAS: 6 Tips

The PUT statement in SAS for programmers who have completed a SAS certification in the DATA step and the %PUT macro statements are highly useful statements, which will help to enable you to display the values of variables and macro variables, respectively.

 

How to Use PUT and %PUT Statements in SAS: 6 Tips

 

And almost by default the output will appear in the SAS logs. In this article we will share a few tips which will allow you to make use of these statements more efficiently.

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Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

Christmas is just at the end of this week, so we at team DexLab decided to help our dear readers who love some data-wizardry, with some SAS magic! You can choose to flaunt your extra SAS knowledge to your peer groups with the below described SAS program.

 

Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

We are taking things a tad backwards by trying to, almost idiosyncratically complicate things that are otherwise simple. After all some say, a job of a data analyst is to do so! However, be it stupid or unnecessary this is definitely by far the coolest way to wish Merry Christmas, in data-analyst style.

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How to Append Data to Add Markers to SAS Graphs

Would you like to create customized SAS graphs with the use of PROC SGPLOT and other ODS graphic procedures? Then an essential skill that you must learn is to know how to join, merge, concentrate and append SAS data sets, which arise from a variety of sources. The SG procedures, which stand for SAS statistical graphic procedures, enable users to overlay different kinds of customized curves, bars and markers. But the SG procedures do expect all the data for a graph to be in one single set of data. Thus, it often becomes necessary to append two or more sets of data before one can create a complex graph.

 

How to Append Data to Add Markers to SAS Graphs

How to Append Data to Add Markers to SAS Graphs

 

In this blog post, we will discuss two ways in which we can combine data sets in order to create ODS graphics. An alternative option is to use the SG annotation facility, which will add extra curves and markers to the graph. We mostly recommend the use of the techniques that are given in this article for simple features and reserve annotations when adding highly complex yet non-standard features.

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Understanding the Difference Between ‘Sub-Setting IF’ and ‘IF-Then-Else-IF Statement’ in SAS Programming:

Winter is knocking at our doorstep and we are hoping to get our brains worked out with some rigorous learning.

 

Understanding the Difference Between ‘Sub-Setting IF’ and ‘IF-Then-Else-IF Statement’ in SAS Programming:
 
However the weather remains, as data analysts using SAS programming, we can definitely use the weather forecasts to provide the data for explaining the concepts of IF and IF-THEN-ELSE statements to our readers interested in learning SAS predictive modeling.

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