SAS has been a leading Analytics software for decades and many professionals have built career by working and knowing SAS in the Analytics industry.
Open source evolution has led to new entrants in analytics and data science industry and many small and leading organizations are exploring R for Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Candidates having both SAS and R skills are most sought after in the analytics industry.
R is open source Data Analytics and Statistical Computing environment. R is a function based programming language and has over 4000 packages. So, R provides a very powerful and flexible analytics environment for any type of Statistical and Machine Learning business scenarios.
R for SAS users helps SAS expert in gaining R skills in a short span of time and in very effective way. Business scenarios will be taken up and shown both in SAS and R so that candidates could appreciate and understand both the tools.