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SAS Functions Book

SAS Functions Book

Over the years, we've been building up our comic-style SAS function one-page guides, drip-feeding them to you.  Well, guess what?!  We put them all together and made a book so they're all in the one place, to make referencing them easier for you. Thank you...

1080 By The Numbers

1080 By The Numbers

If you have lived in New Zealand for long enough, I am sure you would have heard of the poison 1080, used by the Department of Conservation (DOC) as a form of pest control. 1080 can be used in bait stations or by airdrop, which is used for many of the remote and hard...

How To Intnx With SAS

How To Intnx With SAS

We like making life a little bit easier here at OptimalBI and one of the ways we have found to do that is by making quick how to guides. The standard text bullet point style guides isn’t what we do, we do cool sh!t. Below is a guide we have on the SAS function INTNX....

Qlik NPrinting – What is it?

Qlik NPrinting – What is it?

A lot of Qlik Sense customers I interact with have heard of NPrinting, yet never had the opportunity to see it in action so I thought it would be great to put together a blog on what NPrinting is, and how it can help! What is NPrinting? NPrinting is an add-on which...

Making Sense of Google Analytics Data

Making Sense of Google Analytics Data

Here at OptimalBI we love data, and we get upset when it's only piled and doesn't produce value. Like many others who have a website, we use Google Analytics to collect its statistics. This is valuable marketing data, so we want to make use of it and help our...

Visualising Volume

Visualising Volume

Introduction Over the last few months I have been part of a project to help streamline the process of visualising data. The infographic above is part of the output of this project. As I was working through the projects new development cycle, the lack of distractions...