Jason Colón was hoping to work on a data for good project – any data for good project, really – offered through SAS’ analytic volunteer program. He had no idea the one he would be asked to do would hit so close to home for him. The organization – which
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Curious about what it’s like to work at SAS? You’re in the right place. Our people are always asking, “What if?” and pushing the boundaries of innovation, and their curiosity is at the core of our company. Today, Anne McCormick, Global Account Manager in our Health and Life Sciences division,
Curious about what it’s like to work at SAS? You’re in the right place. Our people are always asking “What if?” and pushing the boundaries of innovation, and their curiosity is at the core of our company. Today, Vrushali Sawant, a Data Scientist in our Data Ethics Practice, is sharing
With all that’s happened over the last two years, there has never been a greater need for inspiration, connectedness and learning. And for that, we need to look no further than our curious employees! That’s the idea behind Big Ideas, our internal series of short, inspiring employee talks. Each year,
Robert Blanchard's role as a data scientist at SAS has afforded him the flexibility to live where he wants, in his case, on a beach in San Diego.
There are many factors that influence an employee's experience at a company, and one of the most important is the positive impact of a strong leader. The Great Resignation has highlighted the importance of strong leadership at every level, and that’s why we’re excited to hear from Robert L. Anderson
When most of us see an abandoned mobile home, we see just that: an abandoned mobile home. But when Cindy Turner, Sr. Communications Specialist, sees an abandoned mobile home, she sees something different: opportunity. Cindy’s Big Idea “I kept seeing more and more about the lack of affordable housing in
Wes was ready for a change. “I wasn’t happy in my previous role, and decided to embark on a job search. I came across the role at SAS on LinkedIn and immediately applied,” Wes recounts. “The position was perfectly aligned to my career goals and aspirations – it almost felt
Kayla was ready for a change. “I moved from Cary to Ohio to be near family right before the pandemic, and soon after, my manager left SAS for a new opportunity,” she explains. “The effects of 2020 were setting in. I love recruiting in a high-growth environment, and with 2020
For Natalia Summerville, Sr. Manager in Advanced Analytics R&D, using data for good is at the center of it all. “There’s so much data analytics can do for Greater Good – it’s almost overwhelming. The potential is unending, and that drives me to find new applications and ways to help,”
Growing up in Zimbabwe, Prisca’s parents instilled in her the importance of education and modeled what it looked like to extend a helping hand to people who needed it. “They would take in kids from the streets, and some would stay at our house,” Prisca explains. “My parents would pay
More than four decades ago, SAS developed a breakthrough system that helped farmers and researchers better understand and analyze crop yields and livestock production. It was pioneering work that laid a foundation for the emerging field of advanced analytics. While SAS has continued to grow and serve many other industries,
Have you ever thought of a sweet potato as ugly? These tuberous, root vegetables are a holiday staple, but the sweet potato industry prefers a certain size, shape and weight for them to make it to your grocery store. Many farmers even leave the potatoes deemed “ugly” in the fields,
The process of assessing the health of a donor kidney requires the expertise of a Histopathologist, and can be a long process. “Many people are waiting for a kidney transplant, and in the meantime, they have to be on dialysis. It’s not a great quality of life,” Federica explained. As the
If you’re curious about what it’s like to work at SAS, you’re in the right place. Our people are always asking, “What if?" and pushing the bounds of innovation, and their curiosity is at the core of our company. Today, meet Annette Green, our Regional Vice President of the DACH region in EMEA. She’s sharing about her
Curious about what it’s like to work at SAS? You’re in the right place. Our people are always asking, “What if?” and pushing the boundaries of innovation, and their curiosity is at the core of our company. Today, Lenny Goldman, Sr. Strategic Account Executive in Sales, is sharing his passion for serving our customers and how his
Curiosity is at the heart of everything we do here at SAS. It’s how we got our start, and it’s what will continue to drive us forward. Our people take pride in using their curiosity and creativity to answer all sorts of questions – questions that help customers, communities, and people around the world. Today, hear the unique stories of just a few of
Written by RFC Staff. Known for their fancy turns and agility, Recreation and Fitness Center (RFC) staff innovatively support SAS employee health with fitness, wellness, and recreation programs. We pride ourselves on being part of SAS's wellness team inspiring and empowering those who inspire and empower with the most trusted
When organizations move to the SAS Cloud, SAS takes care of the design and delivery of software, infrastructure and services so that our customers can focus on using analytics to solve business challenges and see a quick return on investment. That’s where Michael Watson and his team of Technical Architects come in. Michael leads the Architecture
Curiosity means asking questions, digging in. It’s what allows us to make progress on some of the world’s most pressing problems – obstacles that can sometimes feel too big to solve. When it comes to these complex problems, where do you begin? At SAS, we start at the crossroads between
Beth and her team of analytical consultants bring passion to their work with customers every day.
We’re proud of our unique company culture that spans across offices, divisions and geographies. It’s one of the reasons why SAS is named among the top workplaces in the world by Fortune’s Great Place to Work! If you’re curious about what it’s like to work at SAS, you’re in the right place. Our people are always asking, “What if?’ and pushing the bounds of
When news about a new Coronavirus outbreak in China first hit the news, Falko and his colleague Anand Chitale wanted to know more. “We knew we could use SAS to analyze the data and discover new insights,” he said. By now, you’ve heard about our work helping customers combat the coronavirus pandemic.
As the COVID-19 virus jetted to pandemic status, folks around the company, including Carlos, were tapped to come up with data-driven solutions – fast. “Until we have a vaccine, one of the most effective ways to curb the spread of COVID-19 is by implementing Nonpharmaceutical Interventions, called ‘NPIs’,” Carlos explained.
Sherrine Eid believes there is strength in numbers. At SAS, we have access to some of the best and brightest scientists, mathematicians, econometricians, epidemiologists and biostatisticians, who are all driven by the same thing: They want to make this world a better place. "My passion is to objectively assess patterns
Written by Katja McLaughlin We’re proud of our unique company culture that spans across offices, divisions and geographies. It’s one of the reasons why SAS is named among the top workplaces in the world by Fortune’s Great Place to Work! If you’re curious about what it’s like to work at
Biljana Belamaric Wilsey, a Senior Program Manager in Analytics R&D and CEO Award of Excellence recipient, has always been a curious person. Her curiosity has shaped who she is and the life-changing decisions she has made. Biljana Belamaric Wilsey, a Senior Program Manager in Analytics R&D and CEO Award of Excellence recipient, has always been
As COVID-19 began to spread rapidly, curious minds from across the company were tapped to create analytic models to help – fast. “In the early stages of the pandemic, SAS created a companywide internal organization with the goal of providing analytics to help combat the pandemic. The COVID-10 Science Advisory
Meet Alfred Mukudu in this third post of the Humans of SAS Services series.
Meet Mario Weitenbacher in this second post of the Humans of SAS Services series.