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Kirk Paul Lafler
Senior SAS Consultant, Application and Tool Developer, Data Scientist, Trainer and Author
Software Intelligence Corporation
Twitter: @sasNerd

Kirk Paul Lafler's Bio

Kirk Paul Lafler has been programming in SAS since 1979 and is consultant and founder of Software Intelligence Corporation.  He is a SAS Certified
Professional, application developer, data scientist, sasCommunity emeritus advisory board member, mentor, and provider of IT consulting services and
training to SAS users around the world.  As the author of six books including Google Search Complete! (Odyssey Press. 2014) and PROC SQL: Beyond the
Basics Using SAS, Second Edition (SAS Institute. 2013), he has written more than five hundred papers and articles, been an Invited speaker at five
hundred-plus SAS International, regional, special-interest, local, and in-house user group conferences/meetings, and is the recipient of 23 “Best”
contributed paper, hands-on workshop (HOW), and poster awards. Kirk can be reached at:

                                                        Kirk Paul Lafler
                            Senior SAS® Consultant, Application Developer, Data Scientist, Trainer and Author
                                                 Software Intelligence Corporation
                                                        Twitter: @sasNerd

Abstract of Services

Software Intelligence Corporation has been using SAS software since 1979 and has a history of providing leadership and innovation on projects. As the
Senior SAS Consultant, Kirk Paul Lafler is an application and tool developer, provider of specialized consulting and training services, mentor, SAS
user group executive board member, and author.

Consulting and Application Development Projects

-  Taught SAS software programming fundamentals to more than 20,000 users worldwide
- Developed the first scalable FIRST., LAST., and Between By-group processing using SAS-SQL
- Designed and developed state-wide statistical reporting system using SAS macro language, PROC TABULATE, PROC SQL, PROC REPORT, DATA step programming, and SAS Enterprise Guide
- Developed best practice programming guidelines for converting SAS output to RTF format
- Performed SAS performance tuning and developed best practice SAS programming guidelines
- Performed hardware and SAS software Validation & Verification activities, development of SOPs, and documentation services
- Performed SAS data analysis, coding, testing, data conversion, and Validation & Verification reporting
- Designed, developed, and implemented production mainframe reporting applications using SAS software and ISPF Dialog Facility
- Analyzed client requirements in the design, development, and implementation of mainframe and Unix reporting for a Risk Management operation.

Books by Kirk Paul Lafler

Google Search Complete! (Odyssey Press – 2014)
PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS, Second Edition (SAS Institute – 2013)
PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS (SAS Institute – Fall 2004)
Power SAS (Apress – Fall 2002)
Power AOL (Apress – Spring 2002)
The Year 2000 How To Guide for Medical Laboratories (Odyssey Press – 1999)

SAS Software Expertise

BASE/SAS – DATA Step, PROC SQL, ODS, ODS Statistical Graphics, Hash programming techniques, Macro Language, etc.
Business Intelligence
Static and Dynamic Dashboard Designs
SAS Enterprise Guide

Application/Specialty Expertise and Interests

Database Design
Applications Development 
Best Practice Coding Conventions and Techniques 
Performance Tuning
Database Interfacing
User Interface (UI) Design
Data Conversions
Business/Financial/Engineering/Scientific Analysis
Macro and Data Driven Applications 
Custom Programming

Available Services

Install Institute software
Tune database applications and queries
Develop SAS applications
Contract and custom programming
Performance analysis and reporting
Custom instructor-led and hands-on workshop training on essential Base-SAS programming techniques