It’s almost SUGA Live time!

Firstly, we’d like to send you all a big belated happy SysAdmin Day (the last Friday of July)! Or, as we phrased it last year, Happy SASAdmin Day! Take a moment to appreciate SAS administrators around the world with this SAS Communities Happy Systems Administrators Appreciation Day post (featuring Rob Collum, Bala Arunagirinathan, Ronan Martorell, […]

#HackInSAS, a symbiotic experience

When I was invited to be a #HackInSAS 2021 juror, I didn’t hesitate for a moment. For me the SAS hackathon community – of hackers, mentors, sponsors, partners, judges and organizers – creates a wonderfully symbiotic experience that I’m always eager to dive into. Uniting great minds across the globe in a sprint-like race of […]

Celebrate the festive season with the confidence of a secure SAS platform

As you’ve probably gathered, we love connecting with the SAS community, especially our Metacoda customers! If you haven’t already, please take a few moments to fill in our survey about your plans with SAS® Viya® and how Metacoda can help meet your needs. So far, common survey themes include securing the SAS platform, and the […]

Metacoda Survey about your SAS® Viya® plans

Don’t you just love finding that special tool that makes your life easier? In the early 2000’s we found ourselves performing repetitive manual tasks to find metadata in our consulting work supporting SAS customers. We discovered there was a broad demand amongst other SAS platform administrators for improved access to metadata, and it would be […]

SASGF – A Security Journey and being a LifeLearner…

…of Storytelling, Dataviz, Technology, Leadership, Data for Good and Social SAS Global Forum (SASGF) was a blast! (And we have 600+ photos and plenty of tweets to show for it!) In fact, with the following features, how could it have been anything but mind-blowing? 5,400+ attendees 700+ presentations/posters/demos TED Talk-style keynote presentations perfect warm Spring […]

SAS Global Forum 2016 delivered on Razzle Dazzle

So how was the recent SAS Global Forum (SASGF) 2016 in Las Vegas? Did it deliver the “Razzle Dazzle” we anticipated? It sure did! As always, the conference was an absolute blast from beginning to end! Specifically, in this case, blue and silver confetti blasts, with the announcement of SAS® Viya™ – a cloud-ready environment, […]