Our customers are not only critical to SAS innovation but also in helping those who want to expand their analytics knowledge. Our users share a vibrant online community where they exchange extensive SAS expertise or look for help. Thousands of practitioners participate in SAS users group activities, where they enjoy presentations, hands-on workshops and access to SAS experts.
In SAS-hosted online communities, practitioners receive not just technical advice for how to use our software, but also best practice guidance for how to approach analytical problems. The advice from seasoned professionals includes the discipline of proper data preparation, which algorithms are best for which type of data and analysis, and how to interpret results that might differ from what was expected.
The SAS Analytics U and SAS Certification communities connect students and independent learners with resources to develop and certify their SAS skills. These connections – made among professional and student users around the globe – help to advance the experience and expertise of SAS practitioners.