A notable November for SAS fans and administrators

Whatever way you look at it, 2020 has certainly been a challenging and notable year, and November will no doubt be a particularly notable month for many. As we move towards the end of the year, we hope the coming year is a better one for us all. We note there are several SAS events […]

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 […]

Koala-ity cuddles

Hello human friends, It’s the Metacoda koalas here wanting to share some caring koala-ity news with you… Firstly, we hope you are all safe and well during this tough time. While we miss travelling, we feel extremely fortunate that Metacoda is easily able to work remotely, that we can still get outside for a morning […]

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 […]

Flourish in doing great things with data, with analytics and with SAS

Here at Metacoda we’re loving the theme for the upcoming SAS Global Forum (SASGF): Do Great Things – With Data. With Analytics. With SAS. As a long-term SAS partner and SAS Global Forum (SASGF) sponsor, we’ve seen first hand how SAS Institute has continually supported the SAS community to do great things. We’ve seen communities […]

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 […]

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 […]