SAS has one of the highest percentages of women working in the technology industry. And yet, a persistent gender gap in technology is cause for concern as the number of women seeking degrees in computing continues to shrink. Why is that? Kicking off day three of SAS Global Forum, SAS
Artificial intelligence is the attention-grabbing, overhyped, shiny object that every organization is searching to make use of. Yes, it is overhyped, but it’s also very real and very powerful. “We do not want to add to the hype. We do not want to add to the confusion. We want to
A record-breaking crowd of more than 5,500 analytics enthusiasts received a Texas-sized welcome from CEO Jim Goodnight as he opened SAS® Global Forum 2019. This is the fourth time the forum has been held in Dallas, and this year, the evening started with a look back at one of the
Every fall, highways, backroads and neighborhood streets nationwide take on a noticeable yellow hue, as school buses carefully and methodically transport students back to school. In some areas, including Boston, this massive transportation exercise can present a number of challenges. Boston Public Schools (BPS) provided transportation for 25,000 students via
Around the world, animals continue to be added to the endangered species list. Thankfully, there are organizations like WildTrack, a nonprofit organization using non-invasive techniques to monitor endangered species. With the help of SAS® technology, WildTrack can use its collection of data to preserve endangered species and improve conservation efforts.
#GivingTuesday has been gaining popularity as people worldwide find ways to give back, after giving thanks. On December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. SAS is proud that we were once again able
What does it take to be on the Huffington Post’s new B-team? Led by Arianna Huffington, this not-for-profit initiative is a group of global business leaders committed to making businesses more socially responsible - and blogging about it. It takes a real commitment to corporate culture, and not just the inspirational
For 38 years, SAS CEO Jim Goodnight has run this company by a simple philosophy: Treat employees like they make a difference and they will. It was with that philosophy in mind 30 years ago that SAS opened the doors to its on-site healthcare center – with just one employee!
It seems like only yesterday that the SAS Executive Briefing Center (EBC) parking lot was filled with Craft Services tents, high-end luxury cars, movie cameras and, oh, a few celebrities. But, it’s been nearly a year since SAS became Stark Industries for a day when parts of Iron Man 3
Anyone who knows me knows that I'm one of the biggest NCSU Wolfpack fans around. And, I’m a huge fan of the amazing workplace culture at SAS, too. It's not very often I get to combine those two passions into one news story - but when I do, you better
Yesterday was one of those (many) days where I felt the pride of working at SAS. It all started when I read a News & Observer article detailing the plight of student journalists at NC State University's newspaper, The Technician, trying to get to St. Louis to cover their beloved Wolfpack
There's been a lot of conversation recently around SAS High-Performance Analytics. And, rightly so - it's incredibly cool and applicable to every industry imaginable, including financial services. What if your risk calculations had seen the '08 credit collapse in time? CBS SmartPlanet addresses this (and highlights SAS High-Performance Analytics, with