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
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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.
July marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark civil rights legislation that has positively impacted the lives of millions of people with disabilities in the United States. It’s always a good time to hear the perspectives of others, and this time presents a unique
Meet Jim West in our first post in the new Humans of SAS Services series.
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts Over the last few weeks, we've shared stories of how SAS employees are banding together while staying apart during the COVID-19 crisis. Our people have donated their time and skills to the cause, including making masks for healthcare workers, leading virtual dance classes for students with special needs and hosting trivia games for charity via Zoom – among many other efforts. Keep reading
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts To encourage and inspire others to think of ways to give back during this pandemic, we’re sharing stories of how SAS employees are spreading compassion in their local communities. They’ve done everything from making masks and preparing meals for their communities to leading virtual dance classes and collecting supplies for hospitals. Keep reading to learn how our employees are lifting spirits
At SAS, we recognize and appreciate the valuable skills and experience that veterans, active duty military, and military families bring to our workforce. We honor the service and sacrifice of military families, and actively support our employees in their transition from the military to the civilian corporate work environment. Today,
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts During this global pandemic, we’ve seen SAS employees band together, while staying apart. We know that there’s strength in numbers, and amazing things happen when we all bring our unique skills and abilities to the table. We’re proud of the creative ways our employees are giving back, like making masks and preparing food for their communities. Keep reading
Written by Allison Hines and Kara Roberts Here at SAS, our culture revolves around our people. Our endless curiosity and innovative spirit help us solve our customers’ most challenging problems – but our employees’ impact is even bigger than that. There’s strength in numbers, and during this difficult time, our employees’ generosity and creative problem-solving are helping those who need it most around the world. From providing laptops to students in need,
We’re problem solvers, explorers and knowledge seekers – always asking, “What if?” At SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, sharing stories, or answering critical questions. Curiosity is one of our core values, and it influences everything we do here at SAS – even the art that adorns