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Posts tagged “SAS”

Updated 6:45 a.m. yesterday

Losing streak ends for Goodnight, billiionaires; Triangle stocks rebound, too

Jim Goodnight  Wall Street's big stock rally on Wednesday helps the world's billionaires snap a money losing streak, according to Bloomberg Billionaires. That rebound includes Cary's Jim Goodnight, who regains more than $200 million of his fortune. Meanwhile, Triangle stocks rebound as well led by Red Hat.

Updated 7:46 a.m. Tuesday

Bleak Monday for world's richest, including Goodnight

Jim Goodnight   Monday's maniacal trading led to huge losses around the world's stock exchanges - and billionaires along with the common folk took big hits. Among the top losers? Jim Goodnight of SAS, whose fortune dwindled by $377.5 million, according to Bloomberg News' estimates.

Updated 12:59 p.m. Monday

Bloomberg Billionaires: Goodnight loses $368M in a week

Jim Goodnight  CFOs and CEOs across America have complained about a stronger U.S. dollar creating "headwinds" this year. But another factor is hurting them big time now, both in the pocketbook and in doing business: The stock market plunge in China. Among those tech execs suffering big time is Jim Goodnight of SAS, according to Bloomberg news.

Updated August 5

Jim Goodnight ranks No. 28 on new Forbes Richest in Tech list

Forbes is out with a new "richest" list, this one focused exclusively on high tech. And Jim Goodnight along with John Sall - the co-founders of Cary-based SAS, crack the top 100. By the way, Goodnight is getting richer. Who is No. 1? Bill Gates.

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July 17

Premium Lock The trolls are winning; NephroGenex reduces offering; SAS warns NC against changing renewable energy policy

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Former Reddit CEO says the trolls are winning on the Internet; NephroGenex slashes offering amount; SAS warns NC not to change renewable energy policy.

Updated June 30

Premium Lock SAS to back female entrepreneurs through SoarTriangle sponsorship

SoarTriangle, the group recently formed to help female entrepreneurs negotiate the way to securing funding in order to grow their businesses, has landed another high-profile sponsor: SAS.

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May 26

Premium Lock SAS details new office tower plans

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  SAS, the Cary-based analytics firm, is preparing for future growth by planning a new nine-story office tower with a full service cafe and a customer meeting space, a company spokeman says.

Tags: SAS
April 17

Premium Lock IBM, SAS top 'Magic Quadrant'in multichannel campaign management report

Marketing When it comes to services that clients can use for management of promotional campaigns across multiple channels, IBM and SAS lead the way, according to a new study from research firm Gartner. These services are a big ($400M) revenue producer for SAS. Why do IBM and SAS ranking highly? Our Insiders can get the details.

March 26

Premium Lock Forbes: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, UNC Health among top employers

Forbes  In a survey of 20,000 American workers, several technology and life science companies as well as other employers with strong North Carolina connections crack the top ranks of "Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. Among them: Quintiles, SAS, Citrix, Google, Apple as well as three health systems and two universities.

Updated March 6

Premium Lock A great place to work? Kimley-Horn is rising quickly

Jobs  Only two Triangle companies are ranked - again - on Fortune Magazine's "Best Companies to Work For" list. SAS makes the list every year and is No. 4 on the latest. But rising fast in consulting firm Kimley-Horn, which soared to 25th this year from 73rd. So why do employees rate the privately held firm so highly?

Updated March 5

Premium Lock SAS cracks Best Companies to Work for List again but falls 2 spots

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters  SAS, the world's largest privately owned software company, makes Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the U.S. once more. But the Cary firm fell two spots to No. 4 in the newest rankings. Kimley-Horn and Associates in Cary also makes the list.

March 5

Premium Lock Why SAS is on 'Best Companies to Work For' list again: What employees have to say

More than 1,270 SAS employees participated in a 58-question survey about the company, and their feedback is a key reason why SAS is No. 4 on the list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. SAS has now made the list 18 times. So what did the workers have to say?

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Updated March 2

Premium Lock Cary's Goodnight is No. 177 on world's richest list with $7.5B fortune

Jim Goodnight  Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of Cary-based SAS, is No. 177 on the list of the world's richest people as compiled by Forbes. His SAS co-founder John Sall comes in at No. 462. Bill Gates is richest on the list for the second straight year.

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Updated February 24

Premium Lock SAS creates new division focusing on risk research, is hiring

SAS is putting together a new group to focus on helping clients deal with financial risks, and the world's largest privately held software firm has promoted a recently hired banking executive to lead the new group.

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Updated January 30

Premium Lock SAS revenues hit record $3.09B but weakening Euro hurts

Driven by strong growth in cloud computing-related data analytics and with the help of a growing number of partners, SAS drives revenues to a record high and extend its profitability for a 39th consecutive year. But currency "headwinds" - a weakening Euro and strengthening dollar - cut into what would have been an even better year, says a top SAS executive.

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December 12, 2014

Premium Lock Cary teaming with SAS to save water, money

Water Teaming with SAS, the Town of Cary is utilizing software branded as "Aquastar" to constantly monitor water usage. The system benefits consumers and the Town with savings estimated at $10 million a year, Cary's finance director says.

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Updated November 5, 2014

Premium Lock StepLeader hires SAS exec, author Jared Dean as CTO

StepLeader  Raleigh-based startup StepLeader is adding analytics to its mobile data platform solutions and is bringing on board veteran SAS executive Jared Dean to lead the effort.

Updated November 5, 2014

Premium Lock Exclusive Q&A: Why Jared Dean left SAS for StepLeader

Jared Dean is leaving a top spot at SAS where he was senior director of research and development to join Raleigh-based StepLeader as its chief technology officer. Why leave such a job at the world's largest privately held software company for a startup? We have the details for our WRAL TechWire Insiders.

Statistical guru Jared Dean, left, and son at 2013 game Statistical guru Jared Dean, left, and son at 2013 game

October 22, 2014

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Wednesday: Tech Out, Building Q, Venture Atlanta, #UNCReport, TwitterFlight Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 22, 2014

Premium Lock Massive SAS building, more jobs reflect Goodnight's enduring loyalty to home state

Jim Goodnight runs the world's largest privately held software company with more than $3 billion in revenues and operations from China to Latin America. Yet the billionaire founder of SAS continues to invest in jobs and in facilities at the company's Cary headquarters. On Tuesday, he unveiled the latest building - a massive structure named "Q" - and he talked about more jobs. So why build in N.C.? There are many reasons, perhaps none more than old-fashion loyalty.

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