From the Back Cover
Use SAS to meet your data management, analysis, reporting, and forecasting needs Thousands of businesses use hundreds of SAS products to manage and deliver their data more effectively and create reports that mean something. Are you ready to join them? This book helps you use and understand basic SAS software,including SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Add–In for Microsoft Office, and SAS Web Report Studio. Swiss army knife — learn how SAS® Enterprise Guide® facilitates both access to and protection of corporate data They can do it themselves — see how your analysts can create their own reports with SAS tools Data can′t hide — use infomaps and administered libraries to find data hiding in your PC It′s mine — make your data mining more effective with SAS® Enterprise Miner Show me the report — find out how to create reports in plain text, PDF, RTF, HTML, and SAS Report formats Intelligent BI — explore the concepts of statistics and analytics as they relate to quality business intelligence It′s everywhere — learn to use SAS from your desktop, on the Web, in Excel, and even in PowerPoint A peek at programming — discover how to tweak SAS to fit your needs perfectly Open the book and find: How SAS turns data into useful information A dozen types of graphs you can create Why the IT department loves SAS Installation and setup advice Where to find real–world SAS success stories How to create SAS® content to share with others Online SAS® resources Learn to: Use SAS9 statistical and analytical tools Get various types of data into thesoftware Use Web tools to produce reports Work with operational, financial,performance, and sales data
About the Author
Stephen McDaniel is Principal and cofounder of Freakalytics LLC, which provides training and consulting for data presentation, visual data exploration, and dashboard development. Chris Hemedinger works in SAS R&D on the team that builds SAS Enterprise Guide, a popular user interface for SAS customers.