Don’t miss these SAS events in September (and the chance to help #SaveTheKoala)

Metacoda customers, partners and staff know very well the many benefits that Metacoda Plug-ins software can bring to an organization. But there’s still nothing quite like the buzz of introducing Metacoda Plug-ins software to someone for the first time, and hearing feedback like this: “The plug-ins are cool!! They easily help to identify all the […]

Tune in to SUGA Live on 23 September

We have many things on our minds at the moment, so in case you missed it, System Administrator Appreciation Day was on Friday 31st July. It’s never too late to show some appreciation to your Sys Admin (and to your SAS Admin since we like to also celebrate SASAdminDay). If you take a look at […]

Recognizing your SAS Admin on #SysAdminDay!

Got plans for Friday 31 July? How about recognizing System Administrator Appreciation Day (#SysAdmin Day), which is held annually on 31 July (this will be the 21st year!). But what exactly is SysAdmin Day you ask? Well, according to the slightly tongue-in-cheek explanation at www.sysadminday.com, SysAdmin Day is… “only the single greatest 24 hours on […]

Strength in numbers and keeping in touch ?

A lot has certainly changed since our March newsletter! On a positive note, we’ve seen ‘strength in numbers’ as people have come together to meet collective challenges. We’ve also witnessed a new respect for the ‘strength in numbers’ as the eyes of the world have turned towards data and analytics for answers and direction. As […]

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 […]