SAS Customer Recognition — Mitchell Brahin
Secure Data Office Programmer
How long have you been using SAS®?
I've been using SAS 21 years.
What SAS products have you used in the past and what products and solutions are you currently using?
Base SAS, SAS/ACCESS®, SAS/AF®, SAS/CONNECT®, SAS/GRAPH®, SAS/IntrNet® and SAS/SHARE®.
What is a problem you have solved using SAS?
I have used SAS to process millions of records – splitting them, sorting them and piecing them back together.
What is the most innovative way you have used SAS?
I would say it was when I have used SAS for dynamic code generation.
What is your most memorable SAS moment?
My most memorable moment is using SAS to build frame applications.
How has SAS changed in the time you have been using it?
I think that the biggest change was when SAS 6 started running SAS in the Windows environment instead of the mainframe.
Have you ever attended a SAS users group meeting or SAS Global Forum? If yes, please list them.
Yes, I have attended SAS Global Forum, NESUG, DCSUG and MDSUG.
Has your work with SAS been influenced by any other members of the SAS community?
Yes, in particular, learning about streamlining and efficiencies.
If you could point a new SAS user to one resource, what would it be?