FALL 2011

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Cornerstone, Canada's Largest Database Marketing Services Provider Chooses SAS to Enhance Marketing Database Service Offerings
Canada’s leading provider of prospecting, database management and data integration services to leverage SAS’ robust analytics and reporting capabilities to help its clients find and keep good customers. More…   

Less than a fifth of Canadian companies use social media effectively
Lack of resources to monitor social channels seen as a hurdle to many, according to SAS Canada Survey.

Centennial College collaborates with SAS to offer new Marketing Research and Analytics Program
Rapid growth and demand for an analytically savvy workforce fuels the need for Canada's first analytics graduate certificate program.

SAS' 'big analytics' tackles big data, speeds problem solving
A powerful new release of SAS software helps enable faster, better decision making by improving analysis of vast and growing amounts of data.

SAS Celebrates 35 Years as an Analytic Innovator
The world's largest privately-held software company commemorates 35 years of continuous revenue, customer and employee growth.

SAS Global Forum call for papers is open to customers through Nov. 14
Accepted papers to be presented at annual user conference in Orlando in April 2012.

"We want papers offering bold, inventive concepts and smart solutions," said Donna Daniels, events project management specialist. "This is our users' chance to be a part of what has made SAS Global Forum a focal point of innovation within the SAS community for more than three decades."

Those interested in submitting a paper idea should visit the SAS Global Forum website for more details. SAS Global Forum, the premier event for SAS professionals worldwide, will be held April 22-25, 2012 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Papers are being accepted in the following tracks:

  • Technology solutions. Experts share insights on the in-depth aspects of SAS software, including programming techniques, technical features, and innovative and practical applications.
Industry solutions. Business and industry leaders share strategies and best practices about how to solve industry-specific challenges.

A Note from SAS Consulting® Services

SAS Services – Maximizing your SAS Investment
SAS Consulting has thoroughly enjoyed contributing to the SAS Insights Newsletter and we look forward to enhancing your experience in our new and approved discussion forum. Stay tuned to upcoming communications in order to learn more in-depth SAS tips and tricks from various members of our SAS Canada consulting team.

As a Trusted Advisor to our customers we offer high value with our Business and Technical capabilities and offerings. SAS consultants take the time to listen and learn about your distinct business challenges and enterprise goals. With this knowledge we provide a full range of flexible consulting services from initial business analysis to final delivery, ensuring your long-term success. To learn more about our Service Offerings please visit our website or contact your local account executive.

SAS Education

Pre-Certification Customized SAS Programming Workshop
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Once you’ve completed your SAS programming course, you may find that there are elements of the training which you would like to explore more deeply. You may have wrestled with a procedure or process which you weren’t quite able to wrap your head around in class, or perhaps you’re considering writing the SAS Certification exam and would like greater clarity around a coding practice. Now, with the help of one of our instructors, you can! For more information about this exclusive, first-time offer, please click here.

Exam preparation guides bring SAS Certification within reach
SAS Publishing offers new editions of base and advanced programing guides for SAS 9

Give your company more flexibility when staffing implementations and projects involving SAS solutions and technologies. As a result of SAS Certification, you can improve productivity levels, move beyond rudimentary use of SAS and gain a competitive advantage.

Validate your software skills and earn industry recognition using these new SAS Certification Prep Guides:

These comprehensive, self-study resources cover all of the objectives included in the programming exams and include quizzes at the end of each chapter to help with test preparation. Using these guides makes obtaining the globally recognized credential of SAS Certification easier than ever. Order copies of the SAS Certification Prep Guides at the SAS online bookstore.

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