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 […]

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 […]

Imagine saving a few hours a day in your SAS admin work!

“How much time does Metacoda save you per week?” This question was asked of Iain Adamson from ScottishPower following his presentation, “From cottage industry to critical system! How Metacoda software enables productivity as your SAS platform becomes business critical”, which he presented with Michelle Homes from Metacoda at SAS Forum UK on 25th June. Iain’s […]

Learn how to manage and optimise your SAS platform at #SASForumUK!

The SAS Forum UK website states… “Analytics informs. It inspires. It transforms the world around us. KNOW how to put your AI & Analytics in Action.” With a theme of inspiration and transformation, we’re looking forward to SAS Forum UK on the 25th June 2019 and hope to see you there. After all, as Oliver […]

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 […]

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 […]

Being a curiosity FAN!

If you’re a fan of curiosity, you’re bound to be a fan of SAS FANS (Four Associations of Nordic SAS users). SAS FANS are known for hosting inspiring and educational events. Having presented at an Oslo FANS meeting a few years ago (see 12th Oktober 2015), Metacoda has experienced the high level of enthusiasm, connectedness […]

SAS users in Australia, your vote counts!

Have your say today! As Hanlie Erwee (Customer Advocacy Manager) promised at the Australian SAS user group meetings last year, the SAS user survey is now ready and waiting for your input. Please take a few minutes to contribute and vote about what you want for future SAS Australia events and learning. Personally, we’d love […]

SAS Admin community: Have you joined your tribe?

The SAS Administrator’s role is at times cherished and other times admired, forgotten, loathed or even ignored – sometimes all in the course of a single day! However, there is one thing that remains constant: the success of SAS Analytics relies on how well the platform hums along. If there are issues with, for instance […]