Giri Balasubramanian, Executive Director of global clinical research organization PRA International, explains one innovative way he resolved a problem using SAS.
Michelle Homes, a business development manager, consultant and trainer at Metacoda, shares her personal guide to the best SAS resources for users of all levels.
Harold Klagstad, says he has one "shining moment" that stands out from the rest in his more than 16 years as a SAS programmer. He produced a list of insured account groups and amounts for a pharmacy rebate program in four days from scratch, making him the hero of his finance department. This solutions consultant says he's also got some "pretty cool" MP Connect programs running now.
Kevin Martin, a SAS user since 1994, started an internal SUG at the US Department of Veteran Affairs in 2011. With members scattered across the country, the group holds monthly virtual presentations.
Ellen Michaliszyn, a biostatistics programmer at the College of American Pathologists, learned SAS by writing documentation for programs, which was her first job out of college.
Latetia V. Moore
Epidemiologist Latetia V. Moore uses SAS to investigate how where we live, work and play influences our dietary and physical activity behavior. This 11-year SAS user now performs various types of regression and principal component analyses in SAS to categorize almost 75,000 neighborhoods in the US by their sociodemographic characteristics.
Software engineer Jeffrey Purdin says that many great interfaces and functions have been developed since he first started using SAS in 2000, saving countless programming hours. He currently uses SAS to aggregate and analyze public health data for use in internal and public reporting mechanisms.
Francisco Román-Brito, a senior database programmer at global clinical research organization INC Research, enjoys the kudos he receives from colleagues he supports with his SAS skills.
When Steve Sanders was offered a job building a data warehouse using something called "SAS" – he had no idea what he was getting himself into. Now, 15 years later, he's really glad he accepted that job.
Brandy Sinco is a Research Associate at the University of Michigan who values the technical support she's received from the SAS community. She enjoys attending SAS users group conferences to keep her skills sharp.
Robert G. Smith
Robert G. Smith, Financial Advisor/Computer Systems Analyst at TE Connectivity Ltd., has been a SAS user for 17 of his 30 years in IT.