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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

$19.99

Description

  • 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
Introduction.

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.

Index.