This year, I have chosen to highlight the newly released Python Code Editor in SAS Viya as my Christmas tip.
Reason being, that in my conversations with Data & AI departments, I hear among other, the following skills being sought after as high value drivers for extracting value from data:
Being “multi (code-)lingual”
Ability to work across skillsets
Ability to deploy workloads in an easy and timely fashion.
I would encourage you all to share in the comments sections, what skills you would emphasize as driving value for your organisation?
This new feature enables you and your colleagues to combine your SAS and Python skills by coding, executing and scheduling Python scripts from within the SAS code editor interface (SAS Studio) or add Python steps to a SAS Flow.
You get the flexibility to:
use Python inside a SAS environment for query, preparation and analysis depending on users' skills, comfort and preferences, as well as the problem they are trying to solve
efficiently create a flow to integrate SAS and Python code for consistent delivery of analytics-ready data pipelines
support Information Governance initiatives by displaying tables created by Python, using SAS linage diagrams
leverage the benefits of using SAS Viya with open source for achieving business value
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