Announcements

SouthCentral SAS Users Group Workshop Presenter

John Schmitz from Luminare Data will be presenting a Hands-On workshop at this year’s SouthCentral SAS Users Group (SCSUG) meetings in Austin TX.  The topic for this workshop will be on using Multilabel formats and will expand upon the paper presentation available below.  We look forward to connecting with participants at this year’s meetings.  Please look for us at the event.

 

Additional information about this and other workshops can be found on the Conference website “Hands on Workshop” page.

 

2018 MidWest SAS Users Group Presentations

John Schmitz presented a paper titled: “Using Multilabel Formats with PROC SUMMARY to Generate Report Data with Overlapping Time Segments” (PDF: 314k) presented at the 2018 MidWest SAS Users Group (MWSUG) meeting in Indianapolis IN .

John Schmitz also presented a paper titled: “Show Me That! Using SAS VIYA, Visual Analytics and Free ESRI Shapefile to Show Geographic Data” (PDF: 854k) presented at the 2018 MidWest SAS Users Group (MWSUG) meeting in Indianapolis IN .

 

Luminare Data Adds SAS Certified Platform Administration credential

Luminare Data has added SAS Certified Platform Manager for SAS 9 to the growing list of SAS Certifications held by its team.  The certification complements other credentials held by the team, including SAS Certified Data Integration Developer for SAS 9, SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9, and SAS Certified Predictive Modeler using SAS Enterprise Miner 6.

 

2018 SAS Global Forum Table Talk Presider

John Schmitz presided over a table talk session: “Best Practice for Using SAS® Data Integration Studio and DataFlux® for Data Management and Cleansing.  The discussion provided an open forum for users to share their experiences, successes, failures, challenges, and questions derived from using SAS Data Management solutions.

 

2018 SAS Global Forum Presenter

John Schmitz presented a paper titled: “Using SAS® 9.4M5 and the Varchar Data Type to Manage Text Strings Exceeding 32kb.”  (SIZE: 212k) presented at SAS Global Forum 2018 in Denver.

 

Resources

MWSUG 2017 Paper:

Extraction and Use of Text Strings With SAS® When Source Exceeds the 32K String Length Limit.”

(SIZE: 291k) presented at the MWSUG 2017 conference in St Louis MO.

SGF 2017 Paper:

Haven’t I Seen You Before? An Application of DATA Step HASH for Efficient Complex Event Associations.”  (SIZE: 216k) presented at SAS Global Forum 2017 in Orlando FL.

MWSUG 2016 Paper: 

Solving Common PROC SQL Performance Killers when using ODBC

” (SIZE: 4mb) presented at the MWSUG 2016 conference in Cincinnati OH.

MWSUG 2016 Paper:

A Quick Macro to Replace Missing Values with NULL for Numeric Fields within a CSV File” (SIZE: 286k) presented at the MWSUG 2016 conference in Cincinnati OH.