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Solutions in the Round -- SAS Program Validation Best Practices
From the WUSS abstract for this topic
Join us as we identify several validation methods and then discuss best practice techniques. Solutions in the Round is an exciting new section [at WUSS 2014]. The format is simple: we sit in a circle and discuss the many ways to approach and address a programming problem, and we'll identify situations where one approach might be more useful than another. We will keep notes, and those notes will be posted on sasCommunity.org where we can continue the discussion and allow other to join in after the conference. We hope to engage users from all different perspectives and experience levels to participate in these discussions.
Discussion at WUSS
- What industry?
- number of studies
- number of programs
- complying -- program style
- thredded requirements
- logs, dates, program dates/ds
- log clean
- PROC COMPARE -- data render
How do you define validation? What does it take for you to consider a program to be validated?
- check that result is correct
- validate output
Further Discussion -- Open to All
Please join the conversation! Also, if you were one of the live participants, please feel free to correct any mistakes or omissions from our original discussion.
- First of all, my apologies for the delay in posting this to the site -- several months after the conference. It was a lot of fun to host this section and to collaborate in such a free-formatted section, and I hope that we can continue the discussion here. As the section chair, and in hopes of breaking the ice, I challenged myself to propose the worst solution to every problem. I think that it is important to identify the full spectrum of solutions to a problem, so that we can also identify the things that we are trying to avoid. Also, we can all agree that there is usually not just one solution that fits every single problem. I look forward to hearing others' thoughts. Cheers, --Otterm1 (talk) 10:58, 30 December 2014 (CST)