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Statistician
Feb 22 2018

What is most valuable?

As discussed above, the process flow and code wizards are very valuable as they allow any analyst, even those totally new to SAS, to quickly learn about new projects and get up to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

SAS EG is a reliable program that consistently performs well when it comes to manipulating large datasets. Furthermore, the process flow and code wizards help keep things well… more»

What needs improvement?

I realize that this is fairly impractical as a request, given how SAS EG is programmed, but I'd love it to be as quick as base SAS for simpler data queries. The intention of SAS EG is… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

SAS has excellent customer service and their products are well tested and perform their intended function, however, they aren't inexpensive. Generally speaking, there is a higher… more»
Juan Vidal Gil
Consultant
Project Manager - Business Intelligence at www.datademy.es
Aug 10 2017

What is most valuable?

SAS/EG is a very good tool for data management and analytics tasks. You can use the workflow to create jobs in a guided… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This tool has improved the work in customer intelligence or business intelligence departments.

What needs improvement?

I found difficulties when trying to connect to Big Data environments, such as Apache Spark.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think the price is high. Now you have alternatives, open source to do analytics projects, and the licensing of SAS/EG is… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have also used R. Both are good tools.

What other advice do I have?

If you have enough budget, it is a very good tool. It's important to take into account that if you need to work with… more»
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Mathieu Gaouette
Consultant
Consultant BI senior - spécialité SAS at a financial services firm
Feb 26 2018

What is most valuable?

Some of the tasks provided are really useful, such as "characterize data". This feature saved me a lot of time in the past years by providing me with a complete picture of a data… more»

How has it helped my organization?

SAS EG really helped us fix a security problem with SAS PC by bringing the data on a secure SAS server. Then, we could have the end users use SAS EG for work with SAS. This secured… more»

What needs improvement?

I feel that the performance could be increased by leveraging multi-thread with any SAS BI platform, not just the high performance ones. I see no reason for limiting the process to… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

People used to work with SAS PC a lot where I used to work. This was causing security issues with data residing on physical PCs.
Rodger Zhang
Real User
Senior Risk and Fraud Analyst at a financial services firm
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

SAS EG offers many excellent features, such as parallel execution on the same server, controlling output datasets in the process flow, and conditional processing. Just to name a few.

How has it helped my organization?

SAS EG has evolved significantly, especially in the past 10 years. It has improved tremendously moving from providing an easy menu-driven system to also providing an excellent… more»

What needs improvement?

It would be very useful if EG could be enhanced to automatically file and clear the project log to ensure non-stop running of the project.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have been using SAS for over 20 years and EG since its inception. I am happy with its power to manipulate data in a flexible, efficient way.
Richard Bemile
Real User
Business Intelligence Analyst at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 01 2018

What is most valuable?

Scheduling downtime of some programs has been eliminated. The process flows are a very exciting feature to use. Also, for the tasks, this makes it easier to just filter without having to really code.

How has it helped my organization?

SAS EG improved my organization. We do not bother any longer with some programs did not run, hence having to rerun them again.

What needs improvement?

A log belongs to each program. I have experienced a situation where when I run just the exec files, it replaces the whole log and I wanted to see the earlier log, then this was not possible.
Estela Lutero
Real User
Economist at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2018

What do you think of SAS Enterprise Guide?

What is our primary use case?

I use it for quality assurance and identification of outliers. EG is great for a quick standardized sort of analysis.

How has it helped my organization?

It has definitely improved our communication with senior management.

What is most valuable?

The point and click makes it easy to transfer the knowledge to new employees. It is also compatible with other softwares, such as Excel. 

What needs improvement?

Sentiment analytics would be a great feature to add into EG, as well as compatibility with machine learning languages, such as Python and R. 

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

Which solutions did we use previously?

It is the solution that we have been using since before I started working at my organization.
KevinPollard
Real User
Vice President, Enterprise Data Management, Analytics CoE at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Feb 26 2018

What do you think of SAS Enterprise Guide?

What is our primary use case?

Using with SAS Grid, data manipulation, preparation, and modeling development.

How has it helped my organization?

Enabled us to remove PC SAS, which reduced risk. Takes advantage of our Enterprise SAS Grid.

What is most valuable?

The Copy task feature Portability with SAS Studio User interface and code builder

What needs improvement?

More bi-directional integration with the SAS Studio suite of tools is needed.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.
Sj K
Real User
Portfolio Analytics Manager with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 25 2019

What do you think of SAS Enterprise Guide?

What is our primary use case?

Data preparation Statistics.

How has it helped my organization?

Efficiency.

What is most valuable?

Click and drop function.

What needs improvement?

Licensing.

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What is SAS Enterprise Guide?

SAS Enterprise Guide is a point-and-click, menu- and wizard-driven tool that empowers users to analyze data and publish results. It provides fast-track learning for quick data analysis, generates code for productivity and speeds your ability to deploy analyses and forecasts in real time.

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