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Date:         Sat, 1 May 1999 01:32:50 -0700
Reply-To:     Kattamuri Sarma <KSSarma@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Kattamuri Sarma <KSSarma@WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject:      Re: certification tests (long)
Comments: To: S David Riba <dave@JADETEK.COM>
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Where can I get the outline for Levels I, II, and III ?

-----Original Message----- From: S David Riba <dave@JADETEK.COM> Newsgroups: bit.listserv.sas-l To: SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU> Date: Friday, April 30, 1999 7:52 AM Subject: Re: certification tests (long)

>>>At least the Level 1 Certification test >>>should not cause anyone to stay awake nights with test anxiety. >> >>Have you read the Confidentialty Agreement? You and several other posters >may have violated it already. > >Yes, Jack, I have, and I have been very careful in what I have said NOT to >violate the provisions of the Confidentiality Agreement. > >BTW, for those who were at the CONSUG meeting at SUGI, you are aware of my >opinion about the Confidentiality Agreement that was required for the beta >test. I consider the agreement a Beta Confidentiality Agreement for a Beta >Test. Long story, but I have raised some issues relating to the legality of >the wording in the agreement with SI legal. > >> On the other hand, the Level 1 outline did seem reasonable. > >That's what I've been trying to say (in many more words than you just did). > >Dave >--------------------------------------------------------------------------- - > S. David Riba INTERNET: dave@JADETEK.COM > JADE Tech, Inc. http://www.jadetek.com > P O Box 4517 > Clearwater, FL 33758 > VOICE: (727) 726-6099 A SAS Institute Quality Partner > > SAS. It's not just an attitude > > >-----Original Message----- >From: Jack Hamilton <JackHamilton@FIRSTHEALTH.COM> >Newsgroups: bit.listserv.sas-l >To: SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU> >Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 2:36 PM >Subject: Re: certification tests (long) > > >S David Riba <dave@JADETEK.COM> wrote: > >>At least the Level 1 Certification test >>should not cause anyone to stay awake nights with test anxiety. > >Have you read the Confidentialty Agreement? You and several other posters >may have violated it already. > >>Now the >>Level 2 competency tests are a different matter. They assume in-depth >>knowledge of specific areas of speciailization -- Applications Development, >>Business Intelligence, or Data Management. Having looked at the outlines >>for these tests, they *will* cause you to stay awake nights with test >>anxiety :} > >Looking at the Data Management outline makes me think that the Level 2 tests >are divided incorrectly. Why should I have to know how to use ODBC drivers >to pass this test? I might not even be using Windows. The same is true for >SAS/SHARE - you can do a lot of data management without ever seeing >SAS/SHARE (or SAS/CONNECT). > >On the other hand, the Level 1 outline did seem reasonable. > > > >-- >JackHamilton@FirstHealth.com >Development Manager, METRICS >First Health, West Sacramento, California USA >


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