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.
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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
By now, you’ve heard about our work helping customers combat the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 numbers rose rapidly and cities around the world shut down; SAS ramped up. From our Viya-powered COVID-19 dashboard to the COVID-19 Scientific Literature Search and Text Analysis environment and deployment-ready models, our teams moved quickly to be there for our customers when
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
Written by Alfred Liu, SAS China R&D Alfred Liu, Head of SAS China Research and Development, shares his story about working through the coronavirus outbreak in China, tips for others going through it and his hopes for a return to normal life soon. The Coronavirus Hits On Dec. 31, when
At SAS, we have a multidimensional culture that blends our different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives from employees around the globe. We want everyone to feel confident in expressing their ideas and know that they will be respected for their unique contributions and abilities. We seek out diverse talent, because at SAS, it’s not about fitting into the
We’re proud of our unique company culture that spans across offices, divisions and geographies. It’s one of the reasons SAS was recently named among the top workplaces in the world by Fortune’s Great Place to Work! If you’re curious about what it is that makes SAS such a great place to work, one answer
At SAS, curiosity is one of our values, it’s in our DNA and an important piece of our history. Our people use their curiosity every day to answer critical questions, create meaningful customer experiences and make the world a better place. They’re the ones writing SAS’ story, and we want
At SAS, we recognize and appreciate the valuable skills and experience that veterans, active military and military families bring to our workforce. We honor the service of military families, and actively support our employees in their transition from the military to the civilian corporate work environment. Our own Dan Schaub
We’re proud of our unique company culture that spans across offices, divisions and geographies. It’s one of the reasons SAS was recently named among the top workplaces in the world by Fortune’s Great Place to Work! If you’re curious about what it is that makes SAS such a great place
At SAS, we recognize and appreciate the valuable skills and experience that veterans, active military and military families bring to our workforce. We honor the service of military families, and actively support our employees in their transition from the military to the civilian corporate work environment. Today, hear about how
This is a part of a series of posts where we interview employees around the company to explore career journeys at SAS. We're excited to show you what career development, growth, and opportunity looks like within our company. You can read all the posts here. Keisha Simpson's 17-year journey with
You may have heard the saying that to achieve success, it’s necessary to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. Stepping outside your comfort zone can be challenging, but our own Andrea Horn, Manager of Supplier Diversity, takes that saying to heart when it comes to growing her career! I sat down
I’m Tahseen (better known as Tazz around the SAS Africa offices) and I am a recent intern-turned-permanent SAS employee in the Customer Advisory Academy! My interest in the field of analytics coupled with the attractive internship opportunity brought me to SAS, and I’m so glad it did! The internship was
College graduates are eager to switch the tassel from student to professional, but a career for young professionals today requires more than a place to use their skills and pay the bills. Pauline Ashcraft, a Senior Associate Business Operations Specialist for SAS, knows what it means to find a career
At SAS, our values influence everything we do, from the software we create to how we interact with the communities around us. They also inspire our employees to be curious and think outside the box – and our own Tim Wilson, Director of Patents, is no exception! He’s a lawyer,
A lot of employers claim to have wonderful work/life balance, and say they support their employees and families. While that may be true, it doesn’t ring truer than it does at SAS. I’ve never felt more supported as someone who struggled to become a mother. When I finally did become
You know those movies where the two friends learn only years later that the perfect relationship they were looking for was right in front of them the whole time? It’s been kind of the same for me during my time here at SAS... well, minus the romance. When I joined