Learn SAS for free


August 3rd, 2012

Quote – the best things in life are free! Do you agree? For education? With the subject being SAS?

Yes the wonderful news is that the World Wide Web is practically free – save the browsing charges. And SAS users are an extensive and prolific community. A lot many of these are sponsored and managed by SAS itself.

So let’s take a look at the websites which top this list of free resources

  • WPS: – World programming system gives you access to a platform where you can run SAS codes . This is a limited period key but can be instrumental in your journey. http://teamwpc.co.uk/products/wps
  1. Analytics
  2. Query and Reporting
  3. System Administration
  4. Common Programming Tasks
  5. SAS Reference
  6. Third Party
  7. Data Management
  • SAS  Community: – http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/Main_Page- To quote:- ’sasCommunity.org is an on-going global community effort—created by SAS users for SAS users. This site is a place to find answers, share technical knowledge, collaborate on ideas and connect with others in the worldwide SAS Community’.
  • Questions on Programming and codes

What are the non – web resources you can get practically free?

  • In-house training modules: – If you work in company with an Analytics division, you can get access to the training modules. Perhaps you will need to get the permission of your seniors, but everyone likes a go-getter. So you should meet with success in the endeavour.
  • Senior / Mentor – within or outside your organisation. Could be a senior from college or a colleague in office.

All you need is the motivation, time and discipline to launch yourself into the world of SAS. Bon Voyage!!

If you think you might be interested in a career in analytics take a look at the infographic based on the Analytics Salary and Placement Report released by Jigsaw Academy in 2013, outlining analytics salary trends in India.

Interested in learning about other Analytics and Big Data tools and techniques? Click on our course links and explore more.
Jigsaw’s Data Science with SAS Course – click here.
Jigsaw’s Data Science with R Course – click here.
Jigsaw’s Big Data Course – click here.
Subhashini Tripathi
Subhashini Tripathi
Subhashini has 10 years of diverse experience in the Banking and Financial Services Industry , across Risk Management , Business and Marketing Analytics and Designing Management Information Systems . The integration of Analytics and BI with Business Strategy is an area of special interest. She has handled both secured and unsecured loan / cards portfolios with GE Money, Standard Chartered Bank ,Tata Motors Finance and Citi GDM.

Softwares used are SAS (Base + EG + JMP) / Answer Tree / Excel / Crystal Ball (HOLOS) Google+

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