Chapter 4: Data Preparation


Importing and Profiling Your Data

Data Importing

Data Profiling

Data Transformation

Data Plan

Get Your Data Right During Exploration


Calculated Item

Custom Category

Define Variable Classification


The process of importing, joining, cleaning, and transforming data is fundamental to the effectiveness of a smart data discovery process. However, data preparation is often the most time-consuming aspect of the data discovery process and can be the least desirable or interesting part of the overall analytics workflow. In this chapter, we will highlight and show how you can import and prepare your data easily and efficiently using SAS Viya.

It should be noted that the data preparation we are ...

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