WINTER 2011
NEWS

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SAS acquires Assetlink to help marketers deliver smarter, more efficient campaigns
February 22nd, 2011

SAS and Assetlink will provide the most powerful and comprehensive Integrated Marketing Management platform on the market by combining SAS® Customer Intelligence offerings with Assetlink's leading marketing resource management solutions.  This platform will make it easier for marketers to plan, create and optimize marketing programs.


Banks fight fraud with new social networking weapons

February 14th, 2011
When we think of social networks today, we think of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter -- online vehicles for interaction with family, friends and acquaintances. But there’s another, older type of social network, and it’s being used to help detect fraud. It is the connections between people in the physical world.

Spammer Techniques worth a Steal
February 7th, 2011
Figuring out how to spend marketing dollars wisely is a challenge for any business, and it’s especially tough for smaller companies. We see examples every day of cheap marketing that works, from an unlikely source: spammers. “Typically the place small businesses focus initially to leverage analytics and data mining is in two places,” says Lori Bieda, executive lead of customer intelligence for analytics tool vendor SAS Americas. “First, they develop a better understanding of their business, and then they use analytics on that information to help identify opportunities.”


Why Stay Private?
January 6th, 2011
Dr. Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS, explains why he's kept the world's largest privately-held software company private for more than three decades.

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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

The January to June schedule is under full swing across Canada, check out courses by Job Roles or by location.  Better yet contact us directly to get our advice on which course might be best for you through our Training Path Solution.

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Arrive early at SAS Global Forum and save 15% on training and certification exams!
SAS Education is pleased to offer a 15% discount on pre-conference training courses to SAS Global Forum registered attendees on March 31-April 2, 2011 in conjunction with SAS Global Forum. Additionally, the SAS Global Certification Program will offer a 15% discount on pre-event certification exams to conference attendees. Arrive early and take advantage of this special opportunity to improve and validate your SAS skills.

Apply SAS' EPTO Discount to Your Event Registration!
SAS Global Forum attendees who take pre-conference training or certification exams may use SAS Education EPTO units to cover their SAS Global Forum event registration fees (Package 1 only) as well. There will be a charge of 2.4 EPTO units per individual event registration.

Introducing the SAS Analytic Series!
Multiple conferences in multiple countries providing countless learning and networking opportunities. 

Topics include – Data Mining, Text Analytics, Data Visualization, Operations Research, Forecasting, Predictive Modeling and Data Optimization.  First stop: Orlando Florida, USA October 24-25th 2011.  Plan to attend now!

Business Knowledge Series
The Business Knowledge Series Program provides in-depth courses developed by industry experts. Each course is designed to provide organizations with knowledge in the latest business developments. Covering a broad range of topics from business theory and methodology to implementation strategies using SAS, the Business Knowledge Series Program will introduce you to new ways of looking at your organization.  Check out our BKS schedule to see new  courses that have been added!

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