SAS For Dummies
- Created in partnership with SAS, this book explores SAS, a business intelligence software that can be used in any business setting or enterprise for data delivery, reporting, data mining, forecasting, statistical analysis, and more
- SAS employee and technologist Stephen McDaniel combines real-world expertise and a friendly writing style to introduce readers to SAS basics
- Covers crucial topics such as getting various types of data into the software, producing reports, working with the data, basic SAS programming, macros, and working with SAS and databases
Part I: Welcome to SAS!
Chapter 1: Touring the Wonderful World of SAS.
Chapter 2: Your Connection to SAS: Using SAS Enterprise Guide.
Chapter 3: Six-Minute Abs: Getting Miraculous Results with SAS.
Part II: Gathering Data and Presenting Information.
Chapter 4: Accessing Data: Oh, the Choices!
Chapter 5: Managing Data: I Can Do That?
Chapter 6: Show Me a Report in Less Than a Minute.
Chapter 7: You Want Fries with That Graph?
Part III: Impressing Your Boss with Your SAS Business Intelligence.
Chapter 8: A Painless Introduction to Analytics.
Chapter 9: More Analytics to Enlighten and Entertain.
Chapter 10: Making It Pretty: Controlling Your Output.
Part IV: Enhancing and Sharing Your SAS Masterpieces.
Chapter 11: Leveraging Work from SAS to Those Less Fortunate.
Chapter 12: OLAP: Impressing Your Co-workers.
Chapter 13: Supercharge Microsoft Office with SAS.
Chapter 14: Web Fever: Yeah, SAS Has That Covered.
Part V: Getting SAS Ready to Rock and Roll.
Chapter 15: Setting It All Up.
Chapter 16: Taming the Data Beast.
Chapter 17: The New World Meets the Old: Programmers and SAS Enterprise Guide.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten SAS Enterprise Guide Productivity Tips.
Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Administrators.
Chapter 20: Ten (or More) Web Resources for Extra Information.
Chris Hemedinger is a senior software manager in the Business Intelligence Clients division at SAS. Chris began his career at SAS in 1993 as a technical writer, creating such hits as SAS Companion for the OS/2 Environment (remember OS/2?) and SAS Companion for the Microsoft Windows Environment. In 1997, he became involved in a prototype project to make SAS easier to use for non-programmers, and that project evolved into the hugely popular SAS Enterprise Guide, a product that Chris has worked with ever since.