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SAS For Dummies

SAS For Dummies

Stephen McDaniel, Chris Hemedinger

ISBN: 978-1-118-04401-8

Apr 2011

408 pages

Select type: E-Book



  • 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.