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2019-08-01T05:43:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering SAS Data Management?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering SAS Data Management, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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I'm not sure which version of the solution we're using currently. We have about 100 users on the solution currently. We do plan to continue to use the product. I would recommend the solution to other organizations. In general, I would rate the solution at a six out of ten. There are still some elements that need to be improved in future releases.

2021-02-02T07:07:48Z
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Top 20Real User

I would surely recommend SAS Data Management. When you see the pricing you may feel like, no, it's on the higher scale, I can't do it. But if you skip that and go for the best, then it's going to be a good ROI, and it is really helpful for your future. The biggest lesson I have learned using SAS Data Management is the level of accessing the data and actively providing accurate results. I really saw the accuracy of the knowledge, which had already been built into the SAS. It gives more than 90% accuracy on the available data. This is good for not only making current decisions based on the data, but also providing future decision-making capability. That is a biggest lesson as a part of using this tool. Based on the current data, what can you do in the future that will also be suggested by this tool. On a scale of one to ten, I would give SAS Data Management an eight.

2020-12-23T23:40:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We're a SAS partner. We don't use the solution ourselves but we implement it for customers. We only work with enterprise-level organizations as they would be the only types of companies that could afford the solution. I would highly recommend the solution to other organizations. It's a very solid platform. It's hard to knock it down. I'd rate the solution ten out of ten.

2020-03-05T08:39:44Z
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Top 20Real User

We're a gold partner with SAS and we typically use the latest versions of the solutions we have with them. Most of our clients are enterprise-level organizations. Smaller companies may find using SAS difficult because the pricing is quite high. The best advice I can give to other organizations contemplating installation is to find someone who knows the solution very well. SAS as a platform is very, very powerful but it is very complex as well. It's complicated to use properly. It's also difficult to learn the systems. If a company finds someone who understands the solution well, however, they can get a lot out of its offerings. No project is simple. All projects have some level of complexity in their data, so having data integration or management isn't enough. It's necessary to use code. Visual instruments are not enough. That's why SAS is great. I'd rate the solution ten out of ten. I've worked with many other solutions in the past, but I find that, for the warehouse and BI environment, SAS is very quick, very intuitive, very, very powerful, and very valuable. I've used a huge amount of data on servers that were not good enough. Also, when you're looking at other technologies, like Python, they can be much more difficult and take more time to develop. This product, however, can work miracles.

2020-02-03T09:10:00Z
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Top 10Real User

If you are looking into implementing SAS you should have a team in place. Someone who has worked hands-on with SAS implementation, and someone who has SAS administration experience, otherwise it is difficult for a layman to resolve any issues that can come up during the implementation and stabilization. This is true even with help from the technical support team because you need to understand and know how to read the log to be able to catch the errors. Since there are multiple processes in Data Management itself, you will need to know which process is responsible for what part. So unless you have hands-on experience or have a team that has hands-on experience with SAS or any version os SAS I wouldn't recommend that they implement this solution. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2019-12-09T10:58:00Z
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I think this is a great product. On a scale from one to ten when one is the worst and ten is the best, for me, it would have to be a ten. I have some ideas as to how it can be better, but it is a very good product.

2019-08-01T05:43:00Z
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