Posts tagged “SAS”

September 7

Premium Lock SAS, IBM crack Fortune's companies that 'Change the World' list

Fortune  SAS and IBM are among the top 50 companies who make the "Change the World" list, citing their social impact, as selected by Fortune magazine. Plus: What were the criteria for selection?

Updated August 8

Premium Lock SAS, IBM discuss extreme vetting project with Homeland Security

Three technology companies with deep roots in the Triangle sent representatives to a Department of Homeland Security "industry day" to discuss an "overarching vetting" system for use in immigration, according to documents published by The Intercept news site. SAS and IBM acknowledge participating in the "industry day." Red Hat also is reported to have participated.

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Tags: SAS, IBM, Red Hat
June 28

Premium Lock SAS interactive sustainability report another way to be, well, more sustainable

Sustainability is a growing business imperative at SAS as shown clearly in two examples this week: Its latest sustainability report, which documents everything from power to trash savings to a new smart campus initiative unveiled on Monday. And to put this all into perspective, take a look at its online, interactive report.

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Updated June 27

Premium Lock SAS, Raleigh's Kimley-Horn crack Fortune top 10 for millennials' work place list

SAS logo   SAS and Raleigh-based Kimley-Horn, which regularly rank among best-places-to-work lists, are both in the top 10 of the new "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" list.

June 27

Premium Lock Report: Millennials will be loyal to companies with 'high-trust culture'

Jobs         Great Place to Work report says millennials will be loyal to their employers IF the companies provide a "high-trust culture." Many want that kind of environment vs. no dress codes or other benefits.Looking for local examples? Two Triangle firms - SAS and Kimley-Horn made the top 10 list of companies deemed best for millennials.

June 26

Premium Lock SAS combines IoT, solar in 'smart campus' initiative

Global analytics software and services firm SAS is capitalizing on the growing Internet of Things as well as its on-campus solar farms to create a "smart campus" that it says will reduce energy costs and make the firm more sustainable.

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Updated June 16

Premium Lock Exclusive: Former Lenovo exec Tom Looney talks apprenticeships, giving back

Tom Looney, the retired senior executive at Lenoovo who championed bringing business to North Carolina, is in his latest career seeking to boost the state through apprenticeships for Wake Tech Community College at area employers. In an exclusive Q&A, Looney talks about giving back and how apprenticeships could help address a growing need for skilled workers.

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Updated June 12

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 May 30

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire Hall-of-Famer: Dr. James Goodnight, from moment of inspiration to building SAS, a global software powerhouse

In the second of our interviews featuring WRAL TechWire's first five Hall of Fame selections, Dr. James Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, talks about the inspiration to create a company, what factors enabled the company's success, and much more.

May 30

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire Hall-of-Famer Dr. James Goodnight, part 2: Advice on overcoming adversity, his proudest SAS memories, and the Triangle's bright future

For all the success Dr. James Goodnight has had in building SAS into a global $3B-plus company, he's also had to overcome adversity (Midway Airlines, a video game startup). So how should people deal with their own setbacks? In the second part of our Q&A, he also offers advice to entrepreneurs about startups, his proudest achievements, and his recommendations on how to keep the Triangle great.

Updated May 24

Premium Lock SAS names new top sales exec as a long-time veteran exits

Nick Lisi is the new top sales executive at SAS in a senior leadership shuffle at the $3 billion-a-year software firm in Cary. He replaces long-time SAS veteran Carl Farrell, who also had served as chief revenue officer.

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Updated May 23

Premium Lock Red Hat hails defeat of 'patent trolls' at Supreme Court

Supreme Court The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits in a case hailed by North Carolina's attorney general. Red Hat and SAS are among firms that have waged a long legal battle against so-called "patent trolls."

Tags: SAS, Red Hat
Updated May 23

Premium Lock Supreme Court grants SAS hearing in patent dispute

SAS logo   In a patent fight dating back to 2012, SAS earns a hearing at the Supreme Court where attorneys for the Cary-based software firm will argue that all, not some, patent claims must be reviewed in a case. The U.S. Patent Office and lower court decisions had gone against SAS.

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Updated May 22

Premium Lock 100+ scientists, statisticians pitch in to help non-profits at SAS hackathon

Non-profit organizations StepUp Durham, Habitat for Humanity, public health startup Counter Tools, and the Anti-Defamation League can make better use of data today after receiving plenty of expertise from volunteers at a SAS-hosted hackathon.

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Updated May 12

Premium Lock SAS network restored after outage, denies being hacked

SAS logo   The headquarters campus for SAS suffered a network outage on Friday for a "limited time" due to a hardware issue, a company spokesperson says. The company says it was not hacked.

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Updated April 27

Premium Lock First WRAL TechWire Hall of Famers: Five pillars of NC's tech success

The first five recipients of WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame honors for lifetime achievement are well-known contributors to the growing, evolving success of North Carolina's high tech, life science and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock TechWire Awards go to six individual, six corporate Triangle tech, life science leaders

Startups, entrepreneurs, executives, investors and several of the Triangle's top tech and life science companies share the spotlight, taking home 12 awards at the fifth WRAL TechWire Awards. Plus, the first five members of TechWire's Hall of Fame are honored as are several Editor's Choice Award recipients.

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Updated April 27

Premium Lock Dr. James Goodnight, part 2: Advice on overcoming adversity, his proudest SAS memories, and the Triangle's bright future

For all the success Dr. James Goodnight has had in building SAS into a global $3B-plus company, he's also had to overcome adversity (Midway Airlines, a video game startup). So how should people deal with their own setbacks? In the second part of our Q&A, he also offers advice to entrepreneurs about startups, his proudest achievements, and his recommendations on how to keep the Triangle great.

April 20

Premium Lock IoT Slam Live announces agenda for June RTP event

 The Internet of Things community, the world's largest network of corporate executives and IoT professionals, has disclosed the agenda for its IoT Slam Live conference. The event is set for June 21-22 at the Archie K Conference Center in Reseach Triangle Park.

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