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SAS Global Forum 2018

Date: 8th – 11th April 2018

Location: Wellington

The  SAS Global Forum was attended this year by Knoware’s Technical Director Colin Harris. The Forum provides the advantage of dozens of workshops, presentations, demos and networking opportunities that will broaden your skills and sharpen your focus. You can exchange ideas with experts and peers, and explore new ways of using SAS.

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Data Governance in the Real World 2018

Date: 4th April 2018

Location: Wellington

This seminar aims to provide you with the confidence to introduce and manage your data governance programme with step by step practical solutions for all types and sizes of organisations.

Audience: 
Information managers, data governance professionals, data strategy delivery leads – anyone responsible for managing organisational risk around data, building organisational capability and safe reuse of data

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Data Governance in the Real World

Date: 6th December 2017

Location: Wellington

This seminar aims to provide you with the confidence to introduce and manage your data governance programme with step by step practical solutions for all types and sizes of organisations.

Audience: 
Information managers, data governance professionals, data strategy delivery leads – anyone responsible for managing organisational risk around data, building organisational capability and safe reuse of data

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Hooking up SAS and Excel: Q4 2017

Date: 30th November 2012

Location: Wellington

Explore the 20 or more different ways to interface SAS and Excel, either to read Excel data into SAS or to produce or update Excel spreadsheets from SAS.  Make sure you know the best and latest ways to integrate SAS and Excel to get the right results and save you time.  Get an overview of all the main techniques, their pros and cons, and see them in action.

Audience: 
SAS users of any level who currently use or wish to use Excel in combination with SAS, or whom have end users with Excel skills.

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Hooking up SAS and Excel: Q3 2017

Date: 17th August 2017

Location: Wellington

Explore the 20 or more different ways to interface SAS and Excel, either to read Excel data into SAS or to produce or update Excel spreadsheets from SAS.  Make sure you know the best and latest ways to integrate SAS and Excel to get the right results and save you time.  Get an overview of all the main techniques, their pros and cons, and see them in action.

Audience: 
SAS users of any level who currently use or wish to use Excel in combination with SAS, or whom have end users with Excel skills.

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Scheduling in SAS: Covering the various options

Date: 24th August 2017

Location: Wellington

This more technically orientated seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the ways you can schedule SAS work to run. The seminar covers:

  • Standard SAS jobs, SAS Enterprise Guide projects, SAS Visual Analytics data queries and SAS Visual Analytics report distribution
  • Administration set-up, as well as actual scheduling of jobs from the SAS user perspective
  • Different approaches for scheduling – centralised using defined administrators versus distributed
  • Real examples in action

Audience: 
SAS administrators or SAS users

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SAS Visual Analytics Data Loading techniques

Date: 27th July 2017

Location: Wellington

This more technically orientated seminar ensures you are aware of all the main ways to load data into SAS Visual Analytics, their pros and cons, and how to use them

  • it covers VA Administrator import, user import, auto-load, VA data builder, Enterprise Guide, Data Integration Studio and the full flexibility of using SAS code
  • and includes table design guidelines for effective use in SAS VA

Audience: 
SAS administrators, data integration developers and anyone preparing data for use in SAS VA

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Best Practice for SAS Analysts and Developers – one of Knoware’s popular seminar series

Date: 20th June 2017

Location: Wellington

Best Practice for SAS Analysts and Developers (2 half-day workshops)

Ensure your analysts and developers:

  • work in the most productive, effective and efficient ways
  • produce correct and consistent results
  • meet the needs and goals of their customers for improved satisfaction

There are 2 different workshop sessions – Technical and Non-Technical

The Non-Technical session covers common issues; work lifecycle (including Agile) from work requests to delivery of results; communications and data management overview

The Technical session is for SAS users and covers data and information management in more detail, understanding “under the covers”, efficiency and effectiveness tips and documentation

Audience: 
Quantitative and qualitative analysts, Business analysts, Developers creating BI or analytical systems, Managers and Project Managers.

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SUNZ 2017

Date: 11th May 2017

Location: Wellington

This years conference was held at the Michael Fowler Centre
111 Wakefield Street in Wellington. It was a really great opportunity to talk to your peers, make new contacts and catch up on the latest news.

Here is the official SUNZ 2017 website

Knoware again supported the AS community NZ wide by participating as both as a sponsor and speaker and with members of our team. If you have any questions about SUNZ then please either call SAS NZ or give us a call at Knoware

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Storytelling and Data Visualisation: from Analytics to Infographics

Date: 21st March 2018

Location: Wellington

This half day seminar  will introduce you to the power of data-driven design and communications. The workshop is for anyone working with data, with a need to increase insights, share knowledge or engage the public. Relevant for both government and commercial organisations.

Audience: 
Anyone who needs to have a greater understanding of data visualisations, infographics and animation and how to use these to add value to analytics.

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