Showing posts from 2010
Ah... last video of the 2010. Here's a tutorial on CDISC Controlled Terminology... how exciting is that? :)
I have heard of the SAS airlines and shoes but SAS as Social Anxiety Support? I can see SAS for that :)
First impressions on OpenCDISC Validator. Not bad for open source, especially the price... free :)
Just been invited to present iPhone App paper in new Social Media section SAS Global Forum 2011 Las Vegas, hurray...
Preparing to fly out to Cary North Carolina for the first time. Looks cold, is a light jacket enough? I am such a Cali Wimp. :)
With the iPad we can finally make sure that all of SAS is accessible from them... finally :)
Just won best paper award for WUSS 2010 about SAS stored process on BlackBerry... Woohoo
How to become a SAS Rock Star... I can try my best air guitar :)
Interesting comments from fellow WUSS 2010 attendees captured on video... :)
Good review for WUSS2010 iPhone App Thanks BrothaTech.
How Curiosity Leads to Great Tools, SAS is Sharpening its Social Media Toolset
WUSS2010 iPhone App with all submitted papers is now available as a free download at: I hope it is useful in San Diego
Just came back from MWSUG and interviewed a few people I bumped into. Videos are at:
First look at a BlackBerry App "BI Flash" that runs SAS Stored Processes and displays SAS datasets on a BlackBerry.
The first SAS BlackBerry App is now available on BlackBerry App World and it is free. You can find BI Flash at:
A new SAS Data Query tool has been completed for Syview. Here's a little video tutorial on it.
Invited to speak next week in Milwaukee on running SAS on BlackBerry My first time in Wisconsin, anything fun there?
Is SAS trying to read tea leaves from user's social media messages? interesting article :)
Review Patient Profile iPhone App that generates SAS clinical reports. CRAs can now view reports anytime :)
Wouldn’t it be nice to have SAS analyze twitter feeds to recommend best one for you, presenting this at next conference
Updated SAS WUSS conference iPhone App has been approved. Most features are now available except for final papers. :)
Apple approved the first SAS conference iPhone App. yeah... albeit a beta version. Lots of good suggestions so far.
Just got schedule for presentation on running SAS stored process on BlackBerry at MWSUG. Can I get to airport on time?
Article seems to suggest SAS released software on iPad. Does anyone know when since I don't see it on the AppStore?
SAS, the power to win? Applying analytics to NBA for basketball, cool combination.
Just finished paper on running SAS stored process and macros on BlackBerry. Do I need encryption from RIM? :)
800 employees can now access information from a SAS Institute Inc. BI system via their phones as analysts pontificates
Is SAS brining data mining into the mainstream or is it an elite specialized niche?
Is viewing SAS Data on iPad browser better than native App? Recorded my first comparison video on new iPhone 4 ...
Working a paper about "SAS Global Forum and Twitter, There is an App for that?" :)
Reviewing CDISC controlled terminology on latest update... a bit boring but someone has to do it. :)
Just received my first donation for orphan clothing today thanks Dave. My blog on my last trip
Updating patient profile mobile app on iOS 4 to run on my new iPhone 4. Cannot seem to duplicate death grip yet. :)
The world's first iPad SAS data viewer captured on video... :) This is pretty cool and zippy
Working on the first Patient Profile iPad App that runs SAS. Planning to present this in San Diego WUSS conference. :)
Just got the green light from WUSS committee to move forward with world's first iPhone App for SAS conference. Whohoo..
Just receive schedule for pre-post SAS courses for the next conference in San Diego. I guess I better book a flight
What would the first ever SAS conference iPhone App look like? I am developing the App and documentation for it.
Always fun to get SAS award in the mail :) This was for SAS iPhone App paper presented in Seattle.
What does SAS have in common with Red Hat? They are pretty good places to work at.
Wouldn't it be nice to navigate the next SAS conference with new iPhone 4G and new WUSS iPhone App? :) Working on it...
Just completed a SAS macro named %TWITSEARCH that finds twitter messages and will perform analysis. Sample SAS output:
Building a SAS data viewer on iPad is a dream. The room allows for much better view compared to iPhone or Blackberry.
Just updated the style sheet for %TWITUSER macro. Ran a test SAS program and results are beautiful... :)
SAS has released their new maintenance TS2M3 release for version 9.2. You can get the latest at:
Just been confirmed and invited to teach a CDISC and DEFINE.XML class at WUSS in San Diego, November 2010.
Just submitted 4 papers for SAS conference in San Diego.
Thanks for friends suggestions as to which paper to submit to WUSS. This is the total vote counts:
Only a couple days before WUSS call for papers deadline. My entries are at:, you can submit at:
Interesting article on SAS uses on smart phones in Czech I translated using Google
Just completed SAS macro %twituser capturing user tweets into SAS dataset. Available as a free download at:
Preparing for the new Google Web App Store. Just uploaded my first example entry for Syview. :)
Got beta version of macro %TWITUSER to have SAS capture my Twitter feed: One small step...
Thanks for nice comments from judges from SAS Global Forum on iPhone SAS paper. 3.2 for 5.0 scale is like C+ right? :)
Spoke to Rebecca & Dianna about WUSS San Diego conference. App Dev section has the most papers so far woohoo... :)
Collaborating with DJ from Pinnacle Solutions to author a paper on running SAS stored process on Blackberry
Was asked to submit a paper on running SAS on Blackberry so drafting up abstract for MWSUG at:
Is social media a fad? Perhaps not from this video...
Claiming to be writer when I write user specs is like saying I am a painter when painting a house. Just wrote new spec
SAS Educational iPad App made it in as 74th on the top 100 iPad Educational App...
Can't we all just communicate our risk with SAS reports? :) Interesting study on ERM Gaps Remain
I just reviewed SAS first iPad App. It is crunches some serious math :)
SAP is benefiting from increasing Business Intelligence software demand. Does that mean that SAS will also benefit?
WUSS SAS Conference in San Diego call for papers opens today I will co-author paper on migrating to SAS 9.2 with Roche
Just awarded contract to develop SAS based Patient Profile software for Biotech client. Wouldn't it be nice have clinicians run on iPad?
Is a presentation on a SAS App on an iPad more interesting than SAS App on Social Media? Deciding on conference paper.
SAS Mobile plan to be available in September. Jimmy hopes for an iPad version....
I missed the closing session due to client meeting but apparently awarded best paper at SAS Global Forum, woo hoo... :)
Is Video Blogs "vlogging" going to replace traditional blogs? It appears that way from blogs at SAS Global Forum
Was video blogging (vlogging) at SGF#10. Now if SAS can analyze videos and give a thumbs up/down, that would be cool
Mary Katz discusses Western Users of SAS Software Conference in San Diego at SGF10.
David Slomin talks about how text semantic analysis is applied to SAS Social Network software at SGF10.
David Baily shares new features on Microsoft Office Add In to SAS at SGF10
Ted Guo from FDA discuss about an innovative Review Tool developed with SAS/Intrnet at SGF10
John Bastone talks about SAS Social Media software available now from SAS at SGF10
Gary Ciampa shares interesting information about High Performance Grid at SGF10.
A video interview with Scott Huntley from SAS Institute discussing ODS and new developments at SGF10 ...
SAS Global Forum 2010 opening session asked the question "What If?" and revealed social media software among others...
Visit to Pike Place in Seattle before SGF10.
Visiting Tulip festival before SGF10. About an hour's drive. Nice country side in Mount Vernon.
iPad just came in. Here are some of first impressions compared to iPhone and SAS apps....
Received confirmation iPad being sent UPS. I thought Apple in Cupertino to Fremont... close. but from Shenzhen China?
Just preordered an iPad. It's May with pre-order and still says "Ships: By April 12th". Good things come to those who wait. :)
SAS currently ranked #1 place to work over Silicon Valley companies. Perhaps I have to leave San Jose and go to NC :)
Drafting slides on SAS Data and Macros on iPhone for conference in Seattle. Too sunny outside to be doing this :)
Requested to update my bio for HASUG presentation. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Designing a book cover for SAS Clinical Programmers. Looking for guidance from best sellers, which design do you like?
Was just testing performance of SAS 9.2 on new Dell Adamo laptop, thinnest laptop in the world. Runs quite fast.
Apple finally approved iPhone App for SAS Macros. They complained it was like their apps. Isn't that called standards
SAS can benefit in partnering with Accenture to provide analytics consulting solutions. I better apply for Accenture:)
Preparing software to get SAS data and Macros onto Blackberry in time for SAS conference. Need those iPhone icons.
Booked flights & hotel for two for under $900 Seattle, cool deal, keep up good trend 2009 papers:,
Just registered for SAS Global Forum in Seattle. Last day for early registration which saved a few hundred. :)
Pretty inspirational how one man can have such an impact on a social cause through the use of social media.
Got SAS Macros and Data Viewer running on iPad! uh... simulator. Have to be Stephen Colbert to get the real iPad. :)
Just completed my paper "SAS Data and Macros on iPhone" for conference in Seattle a week before deadline. Pigs must fly
Presenting on how to display Genomics data on an iPhone today at Stanford. The slides can be viewed here:
How do I summarize and display large sets of Genomics data on an iPhone? I will present this tomorrow at Stanford
I didn't even know paper on iPhone won best paper award last year... thanks WUSS. Time to update
Flying to Fargo to meet client and perform training on SAS Clinical Standards Toolkit. Many delays due to snow.
About to teach a course on SAS Clinical Standards Toolkit. Drafting an abstract for next SAS conference for this...
Schedule for presentation on "SAS Data and Macros on iPhone" is set at: now I need to update for iPad. :)
Heading over to Lee's Sandwiches to buy a coffee. Proceeds to Red Cross to support Haiti. :)
Drafting paper on running SAS Macros and viewing SAS datasets on the new iPad to be presented in San Diego WUSS.
Just invited to configure SAS 9.2 and train a group in North Dakota in early February. What does a California weather wimp do in Fargo?
Digital fundraising demonstrates how social networks can truly make a positive impact as seen in Haiti.
How does the government fix BI issue for Christmas day bomber? I vote for Goodnight...
Received official acceptance letter to present in Seattle. What to do in Seattle in April other than drinking coffee?
Just invited to become steering committee for Advances in Bioinformatics and Genomics Symposium. Interesting talks...
Oracle acquires data quality management tools similar to how SAS acquires Dataflux. This can be a trend to watch.
I visited children "Rose Shelter" where they wrote letters and poems which I wanted to share with you...
Just visited a shelter helping abused children today in Saigon. Here are some photos and videos: