Tag, you’re it! Learn about the Infinite Game at #SASGF.

In the lead up to the virtual SAS Global Forum (SASGF) 2020 event on June 16, SAS CTO/COO, Oliver Schabenberger shared on LinkedIn one of the books on his top reading recommendations earlier this year is The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek and that he has the privilege in speaking with the inspiring author and […]

Impacting people, communities and our planet…

This month we reflect on the fact that in a non-COVID-19 world, we would have been sponsoring and experiencing the Nordic SAS Forums in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark during May. Of course, we’d hoped that these SAS community events could be held later in 2020 (as originally announced), but we’ve recently learned that all […]

SASGF 2020 in DC becomes a virtual conference

After careful consideration of the evolving concerns around COVID-19, SAS Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person SAS Global Forum (SASGF) conference in DC and transform it into a special virtual event. In her LinkedIn article SASGF 2020 conference chair, Lisa Mendez, shared her disappointment, but stressed that she will continue working […]

Flash your #SASGF badge on social!

Counting down to #SASGF (29 March – 1 April)… With SAS Global Forum (SASGF) in Washington, DC, next month, it’s time to get excited and start counting down! To help you prepare, we’ve put together some of our top tips to ensure you have a fun and productive SASGF experience… 1) Join the pre-conference activitives […]

Koala Quest – Where to find them?

In any community things tend to run most smoothly when each of us finds a role that best suits our strengths and preferences. For me – as someone who loves socializing and connecting – my role in the SAS community has evolved into what some have referred to as a ‘cheerleader’. Fortunately this is a […]

Be productive and confident in your SAS data security governance

We love feedback and – like most people – we’re particularly encouraged by positive feedback. So when we recently asked customers about the benefits of using Metacoda software, we were thrilled to hear these top responses: Comprehensive metadata visibility, fast Excellent partnership relationship with a trusted SAS partner Improved security Enhanced metadata security governance and […]

Prevent security policy gaps in your SAS platform with Metacoda. See you at #SASForumUK!

“We are witnessing a renewed focus on data and analytics, driven by the combination of increased computing power, a more connected world and more powerful technologies, like artificial intelligence, computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning.” We certainly agree with these words from the SAS Global Forum 2019 (SASGF) opening address by Dr Jim […]

Power to do Good: bringing analytics to life at #SASGF

When more than 6,000 SAS users came together at SAS Global Forum 2019 in Dallas, it was clear that we are living in exciting times, full of potential! Dr Jim Goodnight, SAS CEO, set the scene perfectly in the opening session: “We are witnessing a renewed focus on data and analytics, driven by the combination […]

Cool Curiosity at SAS Nordic Forums 2019

Thanks SAS Nordic Forums for sharing your inspiration, information, community and cool curiosity! With too many highlights to mention, you certainly fulfilled the theme of ‘Be Curious’. From the Nordic Hackathon competition in February, through to the jury and attendee voting at the forums, and the wonderful Data Science Escape Room at each event, it’s […]

Y’all ready for SASGF?

The Metacoda koalas are so excited about the upcoming SAS Global Forum 2019 in Dallas that they’ve dressed up for the occasion! To embrace ‘The Lone Star State’ – as Texas is known – the koalas are donning brown cowboy hats and a blue star on their jackets. The blue star is also well known […]