Reducing the data gatekeeper role in your organization helps people at all levels of the organization quickly interact with data and uncover significant value. That's business intelligence in a nutshell, but what's new with BI these days?

SAS expert Tricia Aanderud headlines this panel discussion live from SAS Global Forum in Orlando, FL. Along with co-author Angela Hall and SAS BI training pro Eric Rossland, Aanderud will explore how each SAS Business Intelligence solution component can be fully utilized to ensure a successful implementation.

Aanderud and Hall will discuss points from their new book, Building Business Intelligence Using SAS®: Content Development Examples, while Rossland shares insights on which applications have changed in the SAS BI Clients 4.3 release and describes key enhancements for each application.

What You'll Learn 

  • Quick-start examples and tips to help users move quickly from using only one BI client tool to using a significant portion of the system.
  • Valuable information for advanced BI and enterprise BI users.
  • Overview of how the applications have changed for the SAS BI Clients 4.3 release.

Featured Speakers

Tricia Aanderud is President of And Data Inc. She provides SAS consulting services to corporations who need assistance understanding how to transform their data into meaningful charts, reports and dashboards. Aanderud has a background in technical writing, process engineering and customer service. She's been an enthusiastic SAS user since 2002 and has presented papers at SAS Global Forum. Aanderud holds a BA in mass communications from Eastern Kentucky University.


Angela Hall leads a team of architects at SAS who implement analytic-focused solutions that uncover hidden patterns to make improvements, such as eliminating waste and fraud. A SAS user since 1995, she enjoys working with OLAP data structures and developing custom applications using stored processes. Hall received a BS in statistics from North Carolina State University and an MBA with an emphasis in technology management from the University of Phoenix. A previous chair of the American Society of Quality's Raleigh, NC, chapter, she also co-chaired a SouthEast SAS Users Group (SESUG) section and continues to present papers at SAS Global Forum conferences.

Eric Rossland is a director in the Education division at SAS, and leads the teams that create the training for business intelligence, data management, platform administration and solutions. He began using SAS in 1987 and has worked with many SAS products on various platforms in the retail and banking industries. Rossland began providing technical services and training for SAS in 1998.



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