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Posts tagged “SAS”

Updated May 30

Premium Lock Did you know you can learn SAS skills for free?

Help wanted      If you want to cash in on the results of a new Money survey that shows knowledge of SAS skills leads to higher pay, you can acquire those skills for free. Here's how.

May 27

Premium Lock Survey: If you want to make more $$$, learn SAS

A new survey from Money magazine finds that employees who learn how to use statistical analysis, data mining, data warehousing and data modeling - some of the key skills offered by Cary-based SAS - will earn pay boosts of 5 percent or more. At 6.1 percent, statistical analysis is tops for pay bumps. Other needed skills: Wrangling new tech, strategic thinking and managing the bottom line.

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Updated April 29

Premium Lock SAS: IoT, machine learning are transforming utilities

Power grid A new white paper from SAS reports that the Internet of Things and machine learning are transforming the nation's utilities industry as they seek to build an ever-smarter grid for services delivery.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Full Steam Ahead Awards salutes NC's entrepreneurs

At Tuesday's Full Steam Ahead Awards presented by WRAL Tech Wire at Motorco in Durham, 12 entrepreneurial companies were recognized with the customary conductor's hat and train whistle as leaders in their category. Another five individuals were recognized for their careers of service.

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Updated April 27

Premium Lock Double winners: HQ Raleigh, Red Hat share Full Steam awards spotlight

Full Steam Ahead awards  HQ Raleigh and Red Hat each captured two awards in WRAL TechWire's fourth "Full Steam Ahead Awards" on Tuesday night. Dave Rizzo, foounder of NC IDEA and IDEA Fund Partners, and Research Triangle Regional Partnership CEO Charles Hayes are among five lifetime service award recipients.

Updated April 20

Premium Lock Internet of Things, cloud are latest targets for SAS

While smart refrigerators and homes, ever-increasingly complex hand-held devices and machine-to-machine communications receive plenty of IoT hype, complex analytics through which companies can rapidly process crucial data also is a huge opportunity. So says SAS, which is making a big play in the Internet of Things.

April 8

Premium Lock Why did SAS back new IP Law Institute at NCCU?

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters   North Carolina Central University is launching a Intellectual Property Law Institute with the help of funding from Cary-based software giant SAS. Why? A SAS patent executive explains.

Updated April 7

Premium Lock NCCU launches IP Law Institute with funding from SAS

NCCU North Carolina Central University is launching a Intellectual Property Law Institute with the help of funding from Cary-based software giant SAS. Plus: Point by point, key missions of the new institute.

Updated March 24

Premium Lock SAS No. 6, Duke U. No. 14 on Forbes' best employers list

Forbes  SAS and Duke University are two of the nation's top large company employers in the U.S., according to a new report from Forbes magazine. UNC-Chapel Hill also makes the list.

Updated March 15

Premium Lock Tech leaders line up behind today's $2B NC bond vote

N.C. flag            As North Carolina voters head to the polls today to pick nominees in both major political parties, there's a non-artisan issue at stake too: A $2 billion bond issue known as Connect NC. And several tech leaders have made clear they want the bonds to pass.

Updated March 3

Premium Lock Cary's Kimley-Horn, SAS crack top 10 in 'Best Companies to Work for' list

Fortune Two Cary companies are among the "100 Best Companies to Work for" list from Fortune magazine with Kimley-Horn Associates placing seventh and SAS eighth.

Updated March 2

Premium Lock Cary's Goodnight, Sall soar on world's billionaires list

North Carolina's two wealthiest people - Jim Goodnight and John Sall - soar higher on the world's billionaires list as compiled by Forbes. The two added substantially to their fortunes in 2015, bouncing back from a decline over the past two years.

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Updated February 29

Premium Lock SAS joins Smart Cities council; Valeant CEO is back; Google car crash; HoloLens costs $3K

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: SAS joins Smart Cities Council; Valeant's CEO returns to work; a Google car involved in an accident; and Microsoft to sell HoloLens for $3,000.

Updated February 22

Premium Lock SAS coordinating agencies in Zika response

SAS, which already supplies software to most of the world's pharmaceutical companies, is using its reach to bring local government health agencies together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, academic researchers and vaccine makers.

Updated February 11

Premium Lock Want a job in the 'Next Evolution'? Try analytics

Help wanted sign        With robots, more automation and the rise of cognitive computing being predicted to erase hundreds of thousands of jobs in North Carolina over the next generation, a new report predicts growing job demand in one area: Analytics. Companies need hundreds of thousands of data scientists and data managers as they broaden use of analytics across the enterprise. At Cisco, the search is on for internal talent.

Updated February 4

Premium Lock SAS drives revenue to 40th straight record: $3.16B

Driven by increased sales globally, a surge in new customers and a near 10 percent increase in R&D spending to develop new products, Cary-based SAS set a record for revenue in 2015 at $3.16 billion. Revenues grew 2.3 percent despite a strong U.S. dollar as the privately held firm also stretched its streak of never losing money. The good news means SAS is adding jobs.

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January 28

Premium Lock So why did Informatica hire former SAS exec Jim Davis?

Informatica So why did big data giant Informatica lure away Jim Davis to become its chief marketing officer after Davis spent years as CMO at SAS, another big data rival? Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy had his reasons. What were they?

January 13

Premium Lock Informatica completes management reshuffle, formally announces ex-SAS exec as CMO

Big data firm Informatica, which has a growing footprint in the Triangle, has completed its management shakeup after going private last summer. Former SAS Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis is part of the big four in changes that include a permanent title for the CEO, a new board chair and a new chief financial officer.

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Updated December 24, 2015

Premium Lock SAS promotes execs to chief marketing officer, chief customer officer

When SAS co-founder and CEO Jim Goodnight disclosed the departure of executive vice president and chief marketing officer Jim Davis to Informatica, a rival big data firm, he said SAS had a "deep bench" of executive talent and would soon name a replacement. On Wednesday afternoon, he promoted two SAS veterans to new jobs.

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