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When's the last time you challenged yourself to learn something new? Lucky for you, there are a plethora of Ask the Expert Webinars lined up for the rest of the month & all through October. Register below & tell me in the comments which one you're most excited for!!  


Tuesday, September 20 | 11:00 AM EST (60 min.)

Ask the Expert: How Do I Use the Bootstrap Method in SAS®?

Join this webinar to learn best practices for implementing bootstrap programs efficiently in SAS. You will learn:

  • What the bootstrap method is and when it should be used.
  • How to bootstrap a univariate statistic in SAS.
  • Efficiency and details of the bootstrap in SAS.
  • How to bootstrap regression estimates in SAS.
  • SAS procedures that support built-in bootstrap methods.

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Tuesday, October 4 | 11:00 AM EST (60 min.)

Ask the Expert: How Do I Perform Simple Linear Regression in SAS®?

Join this webinar to learn the mechanics behind simple linear regression and how to perform it using both SAS®9 and SAS® Viya®. This beginner-level session introduces simple linear regression to anyone with a minimum of math and statistical skills. You will learn:

  • How easy it is to perform a simple linear regression on the SAS platform.
  • How to interpret the results from a simple linear regression.
  • The basic mechanics behind the scenes of a simple linear regression.

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Tuesday, October 11 | 1:00 PM EST (60 min.)

Ask the Expert: Quoting in SAS® Macro Programming

Join this webinar to learn about quoting in macro programs. You’ll see a demonstration showing the effects of underquoting and overquoting macro variables and learn effective troubleshooting and correction techniques. You will learn:

  • When and why quoting is necessary.
  • The perils of improper quoting.
  • Macro quoting techniques including: %STR, %NRSTR, %BQUOTE and %SUPERQ and the “Q” functions - %QSYSFUNC, %QSUBSTR, etc.

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Thursday, October 20 | 10:00 AM EST (60 min.)

Ask the Expert: An A to Z Overview of Forecasting in SAS®

Join this webinar to learn how you can build time series forecasting models with SAS, allowing you to automatically generate large quantities of high-quality forecasts. This session is great for all skill levels. Beginners will see how to produce time series forecasts with SAS procedure calls. Advanced users will learn how to run their forecasting and machine learning models on many time series in an automated way. You will learn:

  • How to program time series analysis in SAS.
  • What procedures are available and how can they be used.
  • How forecasting can be performed automatically in SAS with no or little coding and be put into production effectively.
  • How to scale your open source algorithms to run in a distributed manner in the cloud.
  • Why time series analysis is more than just specifying a certain model. Data preparation and exploring the time series are important as well.

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Tuesday, October 25 | 11:00 AM EST (60 min.)

Ask the Expert: How Does SAS® Viya® Integrate with My Favorite Microsoft Products?

Join this webinar to learn how you can easily access your SAS Viya environment from your favorite Microsoft products like Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint using SAS for Microsoft 365. You will learn how to:

  • Use SAS for Microsoft 365 in Outlook to easily access SAS Visual Analytics reports and embed analytic insights directly into your Outlook communications.
  • Augment your Excel worksheets and PowerPoint presentations with embedded SAS content to display key insights.

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