Data Analytics with SAS

Nishant Sidana

SKU: 9789355515988


ISBN: 9789355515971
eISBN: 9789355515988
Authors: Nishant Sidana
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: 2nd Dec 2023
Pages: 312
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Data Analytics with SAS is an attempt to learn concepts of Data Analytics with SAS tool. Starting with the fundamentals, the book introduces you to SAS by explaining its architecture, components, libraries and graphical user interface. It then delves into abilities like manipulating and exploring data, where both basic and advanced techniques are covered.

The book outlines concepts and functions for data manipulation. Data manipulation is important as without it, we cannot define data in a proper format. Moreover, data without a proper format and features cannot be used for further analysis.

The book outlines concepts and functions of data exploration. Data exploration or Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is the first step in data analysis. It is a very critical step as it helps us get insights from data to understand past behaviors. To facilitate a practical learning experience with SAS, the book offers examples and code snippets.

In conclusion, this comprehensive guidebook serves as a valuable resource for individuals interested in data analytics using SAS. It caters to both novices and seasoned users alike while preparing them for roles, within the field of Data Analytics.


  • Understand the concepts of analytics.
  • Learn SAS tools and its components used for data analytics.
  • Learn concepts and functions for data manipulation.
  • Explore data exploration concepts and functions.
  • Learn the power of SQL with SAS for data analytics.
  • Learn how to visualize data with SAS and discover insights from it.
  • Includes the examples with codes and output for understanding key functions.


  • Get familiar with the functions for insightful data exploration.
  • Shape and transform data using data manipulation functions.
  • Improve efficiency of SAS Operations by combining power of SQL with SAS.
  • Learn how to automate data analysis tasks and share insights across your team with SAS macros.
  • Learn how to visualize your data with impact using a variety of data visualization functions.


This book is meant for Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Business Analysts, Data Scientists, Business Intelligence Experts, Data journalists, Market researchers, Financial analysts, Risk analysts and anyone who wants to pursue a career in Analytics.

  1. Introduction to SAS Programming
  2. Overview of SAS Components
  3. Data Manipulation
  4. Advanced Data Manipulation
  5. SAS Functions and Options
  6. Data Exploration-I
  7. Data Exploration-II
  8. Importing Raw Data Files
  9. Advanced SAS: Proc SQL
  10. Macro Programming for Faster Data Manipulation
  11. Data Visualization

Nishant Sidana is an analytical professional. He has been working in the industry for around a decade and delivering analytical solutions to industries from BFS, Sales, Retail, Energy, Oil and Gas, Telecom, etc. Earlier he has worked in Oil and Gas industry as design engineer.

He is currently working as a Senior Manager (Data Science) with Cognizant Technology Solutions. He is a Graduate Mechanical Engineer from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur. He has also done an executive program, PGXPM in General Management from Great Lakes Institure of Management, Chennai. He has also trained professionals and students for data analytical roles.

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