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Das SAS Global Forum 2008 war die 33. Konferenz in der Reihe SAS Global Forum. Sie fand vom 16. bis zum 19. März 2008 in San Antonio im US-Bundesstaat Texas statt. Die Leitung (Conference Chair) der Konferenz übernahm Warren E. Stinson. Bei der im Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center abgehaltenen Konferenz wurden 3.794 Besucher gezählt, darunter 22 % aus dem Ausland.

Beiträge

Es gab über 400 Beiträge zur Konferenz, darunter 12 Seminare und statistische Tutorien vor der Konferenz, 43 Coders' Corner sessions, 13 Hands-on Workshops und 37 Tutorien. Im Demo Room gab es 111 Stationen, 34 SuperDemos und 25 Poster.

Die Beiträge waren, nach Themengebieten gruppiert:

Applications Development

  • Gaurav K. Agrawal: Life Cycle of a SAS® Intelligence Platform Project.
  • Teresia Arthur, Mary Jafri: Web-Enable Your SAS® Applications.
  • Danni Bayn, Richard Koopmann Jr.: Three Weeks of Work in 5 Minutes: A Designed Solution for Automatic Reporting and Distribution.
  • LeRoy Bessler: Software-Intelligent Application Development: Reliability, Reusability, Extendability, and Maintainability for Strong, Smart Systems in an Ever-Changing World.
  • Gabe Cano: Getting Started with SAS/IntrNet® - A Quick and Dirty Tutorial.
  • Art Carpenter: The Path, the Whole Path, and Nothing but the Path, So Help Me Windows.
  • Antoine Chevrette: SAS® Integration Technologies, UNIX and Visual Basic .Net Integration Procedure.
  • Mila Chiflikyan: Tailored Online Solutions to Meet the Clients' Data Analysis Needs Using SAS/IntrNet®.
  • Lynn Curley, Scott Jackson: Branching Out with the Tree View Control in SAS/AF® Software.
  • Toby Dunn: Start Improving Your Data Quality with %FreqAll.
  • Brian Fairfield-Carter, Stephen Hunt: Fast and Efficient Updates to Project Deliverables: The UNIX and GNU Make Facility as a Cross-Platform Batch Controller for SAS®.
  • Ronald Fehd: SmryEachVar: A Data-Review Routine for All Data Sets in a Libref.
  • Andrew P. Ford, Shiva Srinivasan, Troy B. Wolfe: Reinventing a Legacy System with SAS®, the Web, and OLAP Reporting.
  • Stanislaw Furdal: Quick Windows Batches to Control SAS® Programs Running Under Windows and UNIX.
  • Sigurd Hermansen, Himanshi Singh, Laura Hrycyk: SAS® Scripting of a Production Database into an Open Test Environment.
  • Petr Hustak: Range Formats Made Easy – A CreateRangeFormat Custom Task for SAS® Enterprise Guide®.
  • Brad Klenz, Dan Jahn: Creating Web Services using SAS® Analytics.
  • Rick Langston, Eric Thies: Introducing the SAS® Code Analyzer.
  • Greg McLean: Picture Perfect: Centering Frames in SAS/AF®.
  • Magnus Mengelbier: SAS® Talking via the Java Object Interface.
  • Terek Peterson, John J. Booterbaugh, Kate Wilber: Automated Bulk Loading of Documentum Using XML Control Files Created with Base SAS®.
  • Michael Raithel: Powering Your Organization's Web Applications with SAS® Software.
  • Christopher W. Schacherer, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald: Using SAS® as an Integrated Component of the Clinical Research Information System.
  • David Scocca: Automated Unit Testing for SAS® Applications.
  • Mark Tabladillo: Return of the Codes: SAS’®, Windows’®, and Yours.
  • Patrick Tan, Koen Vyverman: Ludicrously Large Numbers: Using Arbitrary Precision Arithmetic in SAS® Applications.
  • How J. Tsao, Andrew McKeen, Roger French, Andrew S. Bascom, Chunwei J. Kuo, Khushroo E. Shroff: The Design, Development, and Implementation of a Control-Data Tracking and Analysis System for Immunoassays Using SAS/AF®.
  • Cynthia Zender: Adapting your SAS® Programs into the SAS®9 Paradigm.

Beyond the Basics

  • LeRoy Bessler: SAS® Graphs for a BlackBerry, an iPhone, or Other Small E-mail Screen: Extreme SAS/GRAPH® and the Necessity and Power of Simplicity.
  • Art Carpenter: PROC REPORT: Compute Block Basics -- Part I: Tutorial.
  • Ronald Cody: Advanced Features of User-Defined Formats and Informats.
  • Rupinder Dhillon: An Added Dimension: Exploring SAS® OLAP Cubes with SAS® Enterprise Guide®.
  • Cheryl Doninger, Glenn Horton: SAS® Grid 101: How It Can Modernize Your Existing SAS Environment.
  • Paul Dorfman, Lessia S. Shajenko, Koen Vyverman: Hash Crash and Beyond.
  • Peter Eberhardt: Crossing the Border: Steps to Writing SAS® Stored Processes.
  • Eric Gebhart: The Devil Is in the Details: Styles, Tips, and Tricks That Make Your Microsoft Excel Output Look Great!
  • Sunil Gupta: Clinical-Data Acceptance Testing Procedure.
  • Kirk P. Lafler: Understanding WHERE-Clause Processing and Indexes.
  • Stuart Long, Jeffrey Abolafia, Lawrence Park: Adventures in ODS: Producing Customized Reports Using Output from Multiple SAS® Procedures.
  • Judy Loren: How Do I Love Hash Tables? Let Me Count the Ways!
  • Pete Lund: PDF Can Be Pretty Darn Fancy: Advanced ODS Techniques for PDF Output.
  • Michael Molter: A Tiptoe Through the Tagset Field.
  • Stephen Philp: SAS® Macro: Beyond the Basics.
  • Emilio J. Power, Gregory Nelson: ETL and Data Quality: Which Comes First?
  • Frederick Pratter: XML for SAS® Programmers.
  • Erik Tilanus: Sending E-mail from the DATA Step.

BI Forum - BI User Applications

  • Bob Anderson, Annette Quinlan-Davis: Getting Started with the ESRI Map Component in a UNIX Environment for 2010 Census Planning.
  • Chuck Bininger: PROC INFOMAPS – Let Your Design Document Build Your SAS® V9 Information Maps.
  • M. Paige Borden, Ali Yorkos, Maureen Murray: Developing a Dashboard to Aid in Effective Project Management.
  • Gail Davidson, Guinevere Mills: The Enterprise Melting Pot (Part II) SAS® BI – The Plan versus Reality (Or, Don’t Try This at Home, Kids).
  • Jerry High: Going Beyond Simple Information Maps to Improve Access to Data Sources.
  • Paola Leproni: CSI-Piemonte and SAS®: A Successful Partnership.
  • Neil A. Reitmeyer: Using SAS® and Microsoft Office to Deliver Organizational Metrics.
  • Sandra M. Sayers: From Tiers to Intelligence: The SAS® Enterprise Intelligence Platform and What It’s All About.
  • Azman B. Taa: Academic Business Intelligence System Development Using SAS Tools.
  • Troy B. Wolfe: Exploit SAS® Enterprise BI Server to Manage Your Batch Scheduling Needs.

BI Forum/Business Intelligence

  • Justin Choy, Diane Hatcher: SAS® Business Intelligence Integration: A Demonstration of Shared Prompts.
  • Susan Davis: It's A Virtual World.
  • Maxima V. Garin: Revenue Enhancements Projects on SAS at The Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue.
  • William Klancko, John Smale: A GE Money Success Story - IT Makes a Difference.
  • Rich Lechner: "Going Green" - Driving Business Value through Eco- Responsibility.
  • Jeff M. Livermore, Ken Matz, Scott Sams, Michael Thomas: The Future of Dashboarding Is the Future: Presenting Foresight through Analytics Using Dashboarding Techniques.
  • Keith Myers, Madelyn Bythell: SAS® Web Report Studio Tips and Techniques.
  • Satya Panda: Manage Operational Risk using SAS.
  • Heesun Park, Brian English: SAS® BI Web Application Security Configuration Primer.
  • David Pope: How SAS® 9 Allows the Delivery of the Power of Predictive Analytics and Forecasting to the Masses.
  • Mike Rote: Driving Competitive Advantage with In-Database Analytics.
  • Peter Turney: Best Practices - Top 5 CFO Challenges.

Coders' Corner

  • William E. Benjamin Jr: Smoke and Mirrors!!! Come See How the _INFILE_ Automatic Variable and SHAREBUFFERS Infile Option Can Speed Up Your Flat File Text-Processing Throughput Speed.
  • David Carr: When PROC APPEND May Make More Sense Than the DATA Step.
  • David Cassell: Stupid Human Tricks with PROC SURVEYSELECT.
  • Ted Conway: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's SQL Transpose!
  • Ted Conway: Talkin’ 'Bout Code Generation: Getting Animated with SAS® and Excel.
  • Anthony E. DeGance: Migrating Information in the Amisys Data-Warehouse: Current to Advanced.
  • Nathaniel Derby: Guidelines for Organizing SAS® Project Files.
  • Brian Fairfield-Carter, David Carr: Labor-Saving SQL Constructs.
  • Zizhong (James) Fan: How to Avoid Overwriting Work Data Sets and Work Formats – An Essential Macro Design Topic.
  • Janet M. Grubber, Maren Olsen, Hayden Bosworth: Creating Journal-Style Tables in an Easy Way (with PROC TABULATE, PROC TEMPLATE, PROC FORMAT, and ODS RTF).
  • Kriss Harris: How To Generate 2-, 3-, and 4-Way Venn Diagrams with Drill-Down Functionality within Four Minutes!
  • Edward Heaton: Many-to-Many Merges in the DATA Step.
  • Chris Hemedinger: The Perfect Baby Name: One Dad’s Quest Using SAS®.
  • John Hennessey: Using SAS® Enterprise Guide® and SAS/CONNECT® to Make the Mainframe Behave Like a Modern Computer.
  • Sigurd Hermansen, Stanley E. Legum: Existential Moments in Database Programming: SAS® PROC SQL EXISTS and NOT EXISTS Quantifiers, and More.
  • Philip R. Holland: Standard Graph Templates.
  • Zhongwen Huang, William Layton: The Application of a General List-Processing Macro in Combination Therapy.
  • Stephen Hunt, Brian Fairfield-Carter: Dynamic Decimal Precision and Alignment in Clinical Trial Laboratory Summary Tables and Patient Data Listings.
  • Linda Jolley, Jane Stroupe: Using Table Lookup Techniques Efficiently.
  • Kirk P. Lafler: Exploring the Undocumented PROC SQL _METHOD Option.
  • Rick Langston: Experiences in Testing Host-Dependent Software in a Portable Fashion.
  • Erik S. Larsen: Creating a Stored Macro Facility in Ten Minutes.
  • David R. Lewandowski: A Step-by-Step Introduction to PROC REPORT.
  • Stuart Long, Edward Heaton: Using the SAS® DATA Step and PROC SQL to Create Macro Arrays.
  • Pete Lund: Mapping without GMAP: An Innovative Use of the SAS/GRAPH® Annotate Facility.
  • Carol Martell: SAS® XML Mapper to the Rescue.
  • Greg McLean: “I Shall RETURN” – Key Feedback in SAS/AF®.
  • Magnus Mengelbier: Simple %str(ER)ROR Checking in Macros.
  • Jenine Milum: Six Cool Things You Can Do in Display Manager.
  • William Murphy: Tools of Miscalculation: Managing Missing Values with SAS®.
  • Jim Noe: Concatenating Inputs Using SAS® on the PC.
  • Myra Oltsik: ODS and Output Data Sets: What You Need to Know.
  • Blake Sanders, Mikhail Gruzdev: The Look: Conforms to Section 508, Looks Like PROC TABULATE.
  • Priya Saradha, Gurubaran Veeravel: Creating Flowcharts Using the Annotate Facility.
  • Gregg P. Snell: %HASHMERGE - A Macro to Hash When It Can, Merge When It Can’t.
  • James Stokes: An Introduction to SAS/CONNECT®.
  • Erik Tilanus: Poor Man's Parallel Processing, Using DATA-Step Views.
  • Jonah Turner: Easy as Pie Charts (Any Way You Slice ‘Em).
  • Brian Varney: Check Out These Pipes: Using Microsoft Windows Commands from SAS®.
  • Premal P. Vora: Easy Rolling Statistics with PROC EXPAND.
  • Michael D. Whitaker: Using a SAS® Table to Drive Any Macro.
  • Christianna Williams: Any Way You Want It: Getting the Right Types of Observations out of PROC SUMMARY or MEANS.
  • Jimmy Zou: A Macro Function to Parse Any Variable Lists.

Communications, Media, Entertainment and Travel

  • Barry deVille: New Strategies for Identifying Customer Usage Patterns.
  • Raul M. Macatangay: The Evolution of Business and Customer Intelligence at Globe Telecom, Inc.
  • Carlos Pinheiro: Revenue Assurance through Data Mining and Business Analytics.
  • Chris Volinsky: What Data Mining Isn't.

Customer Intelligence

  • Carmelina Collado, Daniel Demonchy, Marcos Arancibia, Al Cordoba: Implementing a Customer Retention, Cross-Sell, Up-Sell, and Payment Risk Solution Using SAS® Telecommunications Intelligence Solutions for Orange Dominicana.
  • Kristof Coussement: Employing SAS® Text Miner Methodology to Become a Customer Genius in Customer Churn Prediction and Complaint E-mail Management.
  • Pat LaPointe: The Ten Immutable Laws of Marketing Measurement.
  • Dwight Mouton: Increasing Your Marketing ROI with SAS® Marketing Optimization.

Data Integration

  • Jeffrey Abolafia, Frank DiIorio: Managing the Change and Growth of a Metadata-based System.
  • Timothy D. Brown: Metadata for Everyone: A Simple, Low-Cost Methodology.
  • Cheryl Doninger, Gary Mehler, Nancy Rausch: Data Integration in a Grid-Enabled Environment.
  • David Duling, Howard Plemmons, Nancy Rausch: From Soup to Nuts: Practices in Data Management for Analytical Performance.
  • Stanley Fogleman: You’ve Just Bought a Data Warehouse. Now What?
  • Lisa Frank: At the Controls – An Approach To Security Via SAS® Management Console.
  • Danny Grasse: Business Process Intelligence: How to Manage Data Integration and Measure ETL Successes.
  • Larry Hoyle, Joachim Wackerow: Exporting SAS® Data Sets to DDI 3 XML files: Data, Metadata, and More Metadata.
  • Eric Hunley, Gary Mehler, Nancy Rausch: A Whole New World: What's New in SAS® Data Integration Studio 4.2.
  • Elena Muriel, Paul Simkin: Metadata for SAS® 9 Programmers.
  • Frank Poppe: Tying Your Metadata to Your Other Information.
  • Candice Riley: Getting SAS® to Play Nice with Others: Connecting SAS® to a Microsoft SQL Server with an ODBC Connection.
  • Stephen Scott, Brian Herzog, Justin Eisenzimmer: Data Integration with SAS® Intelligence Storage: How a business Division in a Fortune 50 Company Uses SAS® Scalable Performance Data Server to Make Better Decisions.

Data Mining and Predictive Modeling

  • Jake Bartlett, Russell Albright: Coming to a Theater Near You! Sentiment Classification Techniques Using SAS® Text Miner.
  • Patricia Cerrito, John Cerrito: Survival Data Mining: Treatment of Chronic Illness.
  • Glendon Cross, Wayne Thompson: Understanding Your Customer: Segmentation Techniques for Gaining Customer Insight and Predicting Risk in the Telecom Industry.
  • David Duling, Sascha Schubert, Wayne Thompson: Cool New Features in SAS® Enterprise Miner™ 5.3.
  • Anjela Govan, Carl Meyer, Russell Albright: Generalizing Google's PageRank to Rank National Football League Teams.
  • Sigurd Hermansen: Evaluating Predictive Models: Computing and Interpreting the c Statistic.
  • Kevin S. Henning, Zhangxi Lin: A SAS® Text Mining Approach to Predicting the Resolvability of Disputes between eBay’s Sellers and Buyers.
  • Anthony Lawrence: Assigning ROTC Cadets into Air Force Specialty Codes Using SAS OR’s PROC LP Procedure.
  • Travis A. Moebes: Lithium Battery Analysis: Probability of Failure Assessment Using Logistic Regression.
  • Torulf Mollestad, Frode Oplenskedal: The Early Warning Project: Prewarning and Avoiding Problems and Costly Downtime in Complex Industrial Processes.
  • Ivan Oliveira, Susan Haller, Manoj Chari: SAS/OR®: Rigorous Constrained Optimized Binning for Credit Scoring.
  • Christiana Petrou: Use of Text Mining to Predict Patient Compliance.
  • Rex Pruitt: Using SAS® Enterprise Miner™ to Prescribe a Pre-Screen Mailing.
  • Anpalaki J. Ragavan: Data Mining Application of Non-Linear Mixed Modeling in Water Quality Analysis.
  • Sascha Schubert: Tailoring the use of SAS® Enterprise Miner®.
  • Tamara S. Slipchenko, Candice Bowman, Catherine Sugar, Allen L. Gifford: In Search for a Golden Algorithm.

Financial Services

  • Jill Dyche: An Increasing Sense of Urgency: Master Data in Financial Services.
  • Sanjay Gupta: Use of SAS based Statistical Techniques to Develop Robust Data Sets for Credit Models.
  • Eckhardt Kriel: Technology Solutions to Detect Fraud and Counter Other IT Risks.
  • Zhangxi Lin, Qiwei Gan, Binjie Luo: Identifying Potential Default Loan Applicants: A Case Study of Consumer Credit Decision for Chinese Commercial Bank.
  • Keith Renison, Lorry Hardt Jr.: Price and Revenue Optimization for Banking.
  • Anant Saxena: Pricing of Options Using Hybrid Artificial Neural Networks.
  • Austin Trippensee: Enterprise Risk Management Solutions.
  • Sabri G. Uner: Operational Risk: Economic Capital (EC) Modeling with a Loss Distribution Approach.
  • Edward H. Vandenberg: Using Analytics to Boost Your Bottom Line in Property and Casualty Insurance.

Foundations and Fundamentals

  • Jonas Bilenas: I Can Do That with PROC FORMAT.
  • Keith Cranford: Learning PROC REPORT by Comparison.
  • Peter Crawford: Add SAS® Macros to Your Programming Skills: Achieve More, Write Less Code.
  • Jimmy DeFoor: Using DO Statements, Links, and Arrays.
  • Faisal Dosani, Harry Droogendyk: Joining Data: DATA Step Merge or SQL?
  • Marje Fecht, Larry Stewart: Are Your SAS Programs Running You?.
  • Steven First: The SAS INFILE and FILE Statements.
  • Bruce Gilsen: Using Data-Set Values and Variable Names Outside of the DATA Step.
  • Andrew Karp: Steps to Success with the SAS® Output Delivery System.
  • Cindy B. Matthews: Connecting to the Mainframe with SAS® Enterprise Guide®.
  • Derek Morgan: The Essentials of SAS® Dates and Times.
  • Diane Olson: New in SAS® 9.2: It's the Little Things that Count.
  • Janet Stuelpner: Hidden Tools You Didn’t Know You Had: Code-Generating Windows.
  • Erik Tilanus: SET, MERGE and beyond.
  • Ian Whitlock: The Art of Debugging.
  • Thomas Winn: Introduction to PROC TABULATE.
  • Cynthia Zender: Creating Complex Reports.

Hands-on Workshops

  • Art Carpenter: PROC REPORT: Compute Block Basics -- Part II Practicum.
  • Vince DelGobbo: Tips and Tricks for Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SAS®.
  • Marje Fecht, Rupinder Dhillon: A “SAS® Programmer’s” Guide to the SAS® Enterprise Guide®.
  • Sunil Gupta: SAS® ODS Technology for Today's Decision Makers.
  • Angela Hall, Brian Miles: SAS® Web Report Studio Basics.
  • Faron Kincheloe: Get Your Hands Dirty Cleaning Your Data with SAS® Data Quality Server.
  • Andrew Kuligowski: Using SAS® to Parse External Data.
  • Gregory Nelson: Building OLAP Cubes with SAS® 9: A Hands-on Workshop.
  • Gregory Nelson: Exploiting OLAP Cubes with SAS® 9: A Hands on Workshop.
  • Marge Scerbo: Get Your Hands Dirty Using the FORMAT Procedure.
  • Susan Slaughter, Lora Delwiche: Writing Code in SAS® Enterprise Guide®.
  • Christianna Williams: PROC SQL for DATA Step Die-Hards.
  • Wendi L. Wright: Graphing Using SAS®.

Manufacturing

  • Charles Chase: Integrating Consumer Demand to Improve Shipment Forecasts.
  • Linda Coffey, Mary Schmidke, Deanna Schmidt: Implementation of SAS Warranty Analysis and Transition from Legacy Systems.
  • Mahesh Hotchandani, Preethi Kumaresan: Blending Analytical and Marketing Forecasts for Effective Supply Chain Execution.
  • Larry Lapide: Optimally Matching Demand and Supply Over Time.

Pharma, Life Sciences and Healthcare

  • Landen Bain: Quality, Clinical Research, and Public Health: Opportunities for Secondary Use of EHR Information.
  • Patricia Cerrito: Data Mining to Predict the Occurrence of Resistant Infection.
  • Richard DeVenezia, Judy Loren: Using CALL MODULE in SAS for Linux, or I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends.
  • Robert W. Graebner: Practical Methods for Creating CDISC SDTM Data Sets from Existing Data.
  • David Handelsman: The Evolution of SAS® in Life Sciences Research and Development.
  • Wolfgang Himmel, Ulrich Reincke, Hans W. Michelmann: Using Text Mining to Classify Requests and Prepare Semiautomatic Answers.
  • Steven L. Michaelson, Janet Stuelpner: CDISC: Pains and Pitfalls of Data Set Creation.
  • Paula Brown Stafford: Enhancing Patient Safety: The Power of Data.
  • Gary S. Stevens: Standard Management-Approved Report Templates: The SMART System.

Planning, Development and Support

  • Christopher J. Bost: Effective Presentations for SAS® Training and More.
  • Rachel Brown, Jennifer Fulton: CSI: San Antonio - Common SAS® Issues in Our Programs and Tips for Better Investigation of Your SAS® Code.
  • Don Henderson, J. Philip Miller, Howard Schreier, Tom Sherrod: Panel Discussion: sasCommunity.org.
  • Dawn Hopper: SAS® Certification: Are You Ready to Put Your SAS Skills to the Test?
  • Andrew Karp: If You Don't Ask, The Answer's Always No...What I've Learned as an Independent SAS® Software Consultant.
  • Kirk P. Lafler, Charles Shipp: Collaborate with SAS® Users around the World with sasCommunity.org.
  • Sandra Minjoe: How to Get Promoted: Planning for Career Growth.
  • Richard Phillips, Danny Grasse: The Sum of All Fears, or, So You’re the SAS® Administrator?
  • Michael Raithel: Supporting SAS® in a Research Organization.

Posters

  • Hany Aboutaleb: Multiple Graphs on One Page Using SAS/GRAPH® V9.
  • Wendy Boberg: PROC REPORT in Color ... What's Your STYLE?
  • Gabe Cano: The Impact of Data Visualization in a Study of Chronic Disease Patients.
  • Rebecca Christofferson: Old Versus New: A Comparison of PROC LOGISTIC and PROC GLIMMIX.
  • Wendy Dickinson, Bruce Hall: PROC CORRESP for Categorical Data: Correspondence Analysis (CA) for Discovery, Display, and Decision-Making.
  • Gary Foster, Charles Goldsmith: Horizon Estimation Using SAS® Software.
  • Barbara Kolln, Ronald Palanca, Kathy Shepperson, Shilpa Khambhati: Using Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) and Macro Variables to Create Custom Excel Workbooks with Multi-Sheets.
  • Jeffrey Kromrey, Jeanine Romano, Susan Hibbard: ALPHA_CI: A SAS® Macro for Computing Confidence Intervals for Coefficient Alpha.
  • Jennifer Lambert, Ilya Lipkovich: A Macro for Getting More out of Your ROC Curve.
  • Kevin Lee: Oracle Clinical® for SAS® Programmers.
  • Choon-Chern Lim: DocItOut: Publishing SAS® Code Documentation on the Web.
  • Jun Lu: Local Measures of Global Warming.
  • Sanjay Matange: ODS Graphics Editor.
  • Barbara Okerson: Using SAS® Graphics to Explore Behavioral Health Cost Risk.
  • Lori Parsons: Creating a Custom Table of Contents in RTF Documents.
  • Ha Phan: Building Mathematics-Achievement Models for Developed and Developing Countries: An Application of SAS® to Large-Scale, Secondary Data Management and Analysis.
  • Kristan Schneider, Barbara Schneider: How to Get Phase Portraits Animated with SAS®.
  • Susan L. Schwartz: Butterflies, Heat Maps, and More: Explore the New Power of SAS/GRAPH®.
  • Guoxin Tang: Text and Data Mining to Investigate Expenditures on Prescribed Medicines.
  • Stephanie R. Thompson: Evaluating Sample Code for an Interview.
  • Rita Tsang: Raising the Bar in Generating Bar Charts and More: A Push-of-the-Button Approach in SAS®.
  • Beatrice Ugiliweneza: Analysis of Breast Cancer Using SAS®.
  • Ann White, Sally Williams: Save Time! Merge SAS® Files to Themselves.
  • Taras Zlupko: Exploring Treasuries with SAS®.
  • Martin J. Zuidhof, Robert A. Renema, Frank E. Robinson: Understanding Multiple, Repeated Animal Measurements with the Help of PROC GPLOT.

Reporting and Information Visualization

  • Jillian E. Campell: Headings and Super-Headings: Using ACROSS Variables in PROC REPORT.
  • Nathaniel Derby: Revisiting DDE: An Updated Macro for Exporting SAS® into Custom-Formatted Excel Spreadsheets: Part I: Usage and Examples.
  • Nathaniel Derby: Revisiting DDE: An Updated Macro for Exporting SAS® into Custom-Formatted Excel Spreadsheets: Part II: Programming Details.
  • Joshua Drukenbrod, David Mintz: Using SAS® and Google Earth to Access and Display Air Pollution Data.
  • Chun Fan, Alexander Ushveridze: Creating Interactive Web-based Reports with SAS®.
  • Dan Heath: Effective Graphics Made Simple Using SAS/GRAPH® ”SG” Procedures.
  • Richard Koopmann Jr.: Experimenting with the ODS DATA Step Object (Part II).
  • Daniel Kuiper, Koen Vyverman: Put Your Customers on the Map: Integrating SAS/GRAPH® and Google Earth.
  • Carol Martell: ColdFusion and SAS®: No Pain Meds Required.
  • Daniel O'Connor: SAS® Graphics on ODS 9.2 Performance-Enhancing Steroids.
  • Paul OldenKamp: An Interpretation of Sparkline Graphs and Their Creation with SAS® Software.
  • Chevell Parker: Creating That Perfect Data Grid Using the SAS® Output Delivery System.
  • Terek Peterson, Robert Gordon: Increased Team Effectiveness through Information Visualization Using ActiveX Drill-Down Graphs Created via SAS/GRAPH®.
  • Haibin Shu: Tabbing Through ODS II.
  • Jeff Wright: SAS®: The Ultimate Dashboard Machine.
  • Wendi L. Wright: PROC TABULATE and the Neat Things You Can Do with It.

Retail

  • Ken Brame: Marketing and Customer Intelligence.
  • Terry Donofrio: Applying Advanced Assortment Planning Tools in Today’s Environment.
  • Terry Donofrio, Stan Tusman, Jay Moorhead: Store Clustering as a Support Tool for Advanced Planning.
  • Dave Donovan, Chris Hunter: Business Intelligence in Retail.
  • Jason Gautereaux: Optimizing Merchandise Allocation.
  • Randy Guard: What's New at SAS.
  • Chris Marinis: Revenue Optimization.
  • Thom McElroy: Change Management and Business Process Engineering.
  • Julie Rankin, Alan Wolf: Retail Opening Session.
  • Alexi Sarnevitz, Bob Frey: Demand Planning and Forecasting.
  • Bob Schafer: Financial Planning / Merchandise and Location Planning.
  • Irja Simola: Space Management and Planning.
  • Brian Taylor, Kevin Schneider: Size and Pack Optimization: Meeting Customer Demand Through the Science of Optimization.

SAS Presents

  • Pat Berryman, Jonathan Chapman: Modernize Your Business Reports Using ODS and SAS/GRAPH®: A Case Study from SAS® 8.2 to SAS® 9.2.
  • Gary Ciampa, Larry Noe, Nancy Rausch, Craig Rubendall: SAS® 9.2 Enhanced Logging Facilities Exposed.
  • Lisa Dodson, Pat Herbert: Understand Your Data from the Metadata Layer to the Data Layer.
  • Donald Erdman, Arthur V. Sinko: Using Copulas to Model Dependency Structures in Econometrics.
  • Donald Erdman, Arthur V. Sinko: Zero-Inflated Poisson and Zero-Inflated Negative Binomial Models Using the COUNTREG Procedure.
  • Richard Foley, Tony Friebel: Power Up XML with SAS®.
  • Richard Foley, Gary Mehler, Nancy Rausch: Take Off the Sunglasses to a Brighter Integration Future.
  • I-Kong Fu, Lina Clover, Anand V. Chitale: What's New in the 4.2 Releases of SAS® Enterprise Guide® and SAS® Add-In for Microsoft Office.
  • Diane Hatcher, Eric Bourn: Metadata Promotion in SAS® 9.2.
  • Diane Hatcher, Margaret Crevar: Migrating Your SAS® Applications to SAS® 9.1.3 and Beyond.
  • Chris Hemedinger, Bill J. Gibson: Find Out What You’re Missing: SAS® Enterprise Guide® for SAS Programmers.
  • Pat Herbert: DataFlux® 8: Accelerate to Improved Data Quality.
  • Arthur Hunt, Tanya Kalich, Billy Dickerson, Chuck Antle: Backup and Disaster Recovery: When Disaster Strikes, What Will You Do? What Will You Do?
  • Ed Hughes, Hong Chen, Emily Lada, Phil Meanor: SAS/OR®: Introducing SAS® Simulation Studio.
  • Scott Huntley: How to Add a Little Spice to Your PDF Output.
  • Dan Jahn: Using SAS® Business Intelligence Web Services and PROC SOAP in a Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Tanya Kalich: Best Practices for SAS® BI Administrators: Using SAS Configuration Troubleshooter to Keep SAS Solutions and SAS BI Applications Running Smoothly.
  • Michael King, Jason Losh: Provisioning Systems and Other Ways to Share the Wealth of SAS® Across a Network.
  • Taiyeong Lee, David Duling, Song Liu, Dominique Latour: Two-Stage Variable Clustering.
  • Michael J. Leonard, Jennifer S. Lee, Taiyeong Lee, Bruce Elsheimer: An Introduction to Similarity Analysis Using SAS®.
  • Mark Little, Donald Erdman, Michael Leonard: Advances in Economic Modeling and Time Series: New Features in SAS® 9.2 SAS/ETS®.
  • Jason Losh, Mark Schneider, Jane Stovic, Sandy Gibbs: The SAS® Strategic Approach to Deployment: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond.
  • Sanjay Matange: Introduction to Graph Template Language.
  • Keith Myers: Administration Tips for Your Information Maps.
  • Larry Noe, Diane Hatcher: Best Practices in SAS® 9 Security Configurations.
  • Himesh Patel: Enhancements to SAS/GRAPH® in SAS® 9.2.
  • Sherry Patillo, Rick Styll: What’s New in SAS® Web Report Studio 4.2.
  • Charles Pirrello, Justin Choy, Anand V. Chitale: SAS® BI Dashboard Best Practices.
  • Howard Plemmons: What's New in SAS/ACCESS®: Netezza, HP Neoview, Teradata Upgrades, etc.
  • Bucky Ransdell: Better Tools for Visualizing the Voice of Your Process: New Developments in SAS/QC® Software in SAS® 9.2.
  • Nancy Rausch, Nancy Wills: Practical Tips for Optimizing the Performance of Your ETL Flows.
  • Robert S. Ray, Jason Secosky: Better Hashing in SAS® 9.2.
  • Robert Rodriguez: Getting Started with ODS Statistical Graphics in SAS® 9.2.
  • Craig Rubendall: I Didn't Know That Was Being Used! Keeping Track of What Is Being Used in Your SAS® EBI Environment.
  • Dan Sargent: Utilizing SAS® SPD Server Dynamic Cluster to Manage Very Large Data.
  • David Shamlin: SAS® In-Database: Deeper Integration between the SAS System and Database Management Systems.
  • Maura Stokes, Tonya Balan: New SAS® Statistical Software: Just Over the Horizon.
  • Clarke Thacher: Improving Your SAS® Investment from the Ground Up: SAS® 9.2 Enhancements That Help You Leverage Your Operating Environment.
  • Janet Tierney, Ann Weinberger: Avoid Growing Pains: New Cube Update Features You Should Know About.
  • Janet Tierney, Dake Zheng: We've Tested the Waters for You: Preliminary Studies of SAS® OLAP Cube Update Performance.
  • Mike Whitcher: New SQL Performance Optimizations to Enhance Your SAS® Client and Solution Access to the Database.
  • Michelle Wilkie, Ann Weinberger: What's New in SAS® OLAP Cube Studio 4.2.
  • Michelle Wilkie, Ann Weinberger, Matthias Ender: Controlling OLAP Applications End to End.

SAS Presents...Global Perspectives

  • Truls Andersen, Lisbeth Laahne: “Styring” a Mission-Critical Solution for the Norwegian Post.
  • Bernd Brodersen: Risk Infrastructure: Risk Management at Allianz Group.
  • Fernando Castejón: Airline Income Optimization.
  • Deniz Cengiz: Innovative Platform for Empowering the Tellers.
  • Ignaci Fernández: Cost Allocation Management for IT: the Gas Natural Informática Experience.
  • Dan Ion Ghergut: Using SAS to improve data quality of short-term business statistics: the experience of Romanian National Institute of Statistics.
  • Sverre Grevskott, Sten Sture: Using PROC GENMOD to find a fair house insurance rate for the Norwegian market.
  • Alexandre Grizagoridis: SAS with Revenue Generation.
  • Marko Kivelä: SAS Marketing Automation Experience: A CRM System at the Heart of a New Customer-Oriented Approach.
  • Alexandre G. Maia: Globalization, Development Economics and Impacts on Brazilian Labor Market.
  • Anne McInnis, Debbie Weisensee: Developing a Performance Management System at McMaster University using the Strategy Map and Balanced Scorecard.
  • Mark Mulvaney: How the DWP Has Used SAS® to Measure, Model, Predict, and Embark on Award-Winning Customer Targeting.
  • Sylwester Nej: Credit Scoring for Telco: A Case Study.
  • Alan R. Silva: Spatial Autoregressive Models.
  • Alan R. Silva, Patrick F. Alves: Computational Algorithm for Estimation of Panel Data Models with Two Fixed Effects.
  • Tomasz J. Staniszewski: Business Intelligence for a Demanding Company: A Real-World Experience from Implementation of the SAS® Platform in PZU SA, the Biggest Polish Insurance Company.
  • Piotr S. Sulikowski: Mobile Operator Customer Classification in Churn Analysis.

SAS Presents...Solutions

  • Mark Brown, Toshi Tsuboi: Analytic-Driven Multi-Channel Marketing.
  • Lynn Creecy, Brad Klenz: It's 9:00 AM: Do You Know Where Your Critical Talent Is? Retention Analytics for Human Capital Management.
  • Bob Davis: Service Parts Optimization: Inventory vs. Availability.
  • Jack Bulkley: Using Your SAS® Programming Knowledge in SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions.
  • Richard Foley, Jonathan Polito: Understanding the Online Customer Funnel.
  • A. Meredith John, Udo V. Sglavo: Small Improvements Causing Substantial Savings: Forecasting Intermittent Demand Data Using SAS® Forecast Server.
  • Manya Mayes, Ken Matz: Can You Hear Me Now?
  • Eduard Sipman: Calculating Budgets with SAS® Activity-Based Management But Reporting with SAS® BI Server: Some Practical Experiences.
  • Kumaravel Thangamuthu: Issues with Supply Chain and RFID in the Retail Industry.
  • Austin Trippensee: Risk Management Beyond Basel II.

SAS-Sponsored Operations Research

  • Jodi Blomberg, William Storti: Using SAS/OR® to Improve Emergency Response Times with Better Ambulance Placement.
  • Ali Emrouznejad: Ordered Weight Averaging in SAS®: An MCDM Application.
  • Ed Hughes, Trevor Kearney: What’s New in Optimization with SAS/OR®.
  • Chuck Kelly, Jinxin Yi, Philip Easterling: Using SAS/OR® to Improve Service Completion at a Fortune 100 Company.
  • Ivan Oliveira, Matthew V. Galati, Doug Haigh, Rob Pratt: Using SAS/OR® and SAS® Grid Manager to Solve Optimization Problems on the Grid.

SAS® Workshops

  • Eric Rossland: SAS® Workshop: SAS® Business Intelligence.
  • Eric Rossland: SAS® Workshop: SAS® Business Visualization.
  • Kari Richardson: SAS® Workshop: SAS® Data Integration.

Statistics and Data Analysis

  • Paul D. Allison: Convergence Failures in Logistic Regression.
  • Anthony An, Pushpal K. Mukhopadhyay, Randall Tobias, Donna L. Watts: Try, Try Again: Replication-Based Variance Estimation Methods for Survey Data Analysis in SAS® 9.2.
  • Weijie Cai: Fitting Generalized Additive Models with the GAM Procedure in SAS® 9.2.
  • David Cassell, Peter L. Flom: Stopping Stepwise: Why Stepwise and Similar Selection Methods Are Bad, and What You Should Use.
  • David Dickey: PROC MIXED: Underlying Ideas with Examples.
  • Lida Gharibvand, George Fernandez: Advanced Statistical and Graphical features of SAS® PHREG.
  • Siwei Jia: On Predicting Log-Transformed Linear Models with Heteroscedasticity.
  • Steven M. LaLonde: ODS for the Professional Statistician.
  • Wensui Liu, Jimmy Cela: Count Data Models in SAS®.
  • Hui Liu, David Shen, Louie Huang: Factor Analysis of Caregiver-Strain Questionnaire in Clinical Research.
  • R. Scott Leslie, Hassan Ghomrawi: The Use of Propensity Scores and Instrumental Variable Methods to Adjust for Treatment-Selection Bias.
  • David Pasta, Eric P. Elkin: BFF: Binary Flags Forever (Or, Boole's Paradise).
  • David Pasta, Eric P. Elkin, Rory Michaelis: Using Regression Diagnostics and Clustering Criteria to Uncover ID Errors.
  • Brian Patterson: Applying SAS® Mixed-Model Procedures to Educational-Assessment Data.
  • Anpalaki J. Ragavan: How to Use SAS® to Fit Multiple Logistic Regression Models.
  • Andrea Roofe: Reliability and Validity Testing using SAS/STAT.
  • John Sall: New Directions in JMP®.
  • Ernest S. Shtatland: Another Look at Low-Order Autoregressive Models in Early Detection of Epidemic Outbreaks and Explosive Behaviors in Economic and Financial Time Series.
  • Ian Stockwell: Introduction to Correlation and Regression Analysis.
  • Xuezheng Sun, Zhao Yang: Generalized McNemar's Test for Homogeneity of Marginal Distributions.
  • Adrienne Tin: Modeling Zero-Inflated Count Data with Underdispersion and Overdispersion.
  • Wayne E. Watson: Updates to SAS® Power and Sample Size Software in SAS® 9.2.
  • Rick Wicklin: SAS® Stat Studio: A Programming Environment for High–End Data Analysts.
  • Yiu-Fai Yung: Structural Equation Modeling and Path Analysis Using PROC TCALIS in SAS® 9.2.

Systems Architecture

  • Donald R. Atkinson: Chickens, Eggs, and SAS® BI: An Evolutionary Approach.
  • Tony Brown: SAS® Performance Monitoring: A Deeper Discussion.
  • Paul Christenson, Chad Flentje: Leveraging SAS® Enterprise BI Server for an Operational Reporting Workflow.
  • Alan Churchill, Don Henderson: Rich Internet Applications Using SAS/IntrNet® and Microsoft Silverlight.
  • Cheryl Doninger, Jason Spruill: Balancing the Load: SAS® Server Technologies for Scalability.
  • Ole-Martin Hafslund: A Framework for Using the SAS® Metadata Server from SAS® Foundation.
  • Paul Kent, Bryan Wolfe, Dan Jahn, James Carroll, Dan Dotson: SAS® for Real-Time Applications.
  • Alfredo (Freddie) Mendoza: Using nmon to Monitor SAS® Applications on AIX Servers.
  • Sandra Moulton: Architecting a Finely Tuned SAS® Grid Solution.
  • Dana Rafiee: New Architecture and Speed with a Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance.
  • Carl E. Ralston: Making Sense of Multi-Core Processor Technology for the SAS® Environment.

Tagungsband

Der Tagungsband der Konferenz ist:

  • SAS Institute Inc. (Herausgeber): Proceedings of the SAS® Global Forum 2008 Conference. SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC 2008. Online als HTML.

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