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Posts tagged “SAS”

Updated December 18, 2015

Premium Lock Former SAS exec Jim Davis takes chief marketing officer post an Informatica

Jim Davis, the long time executive vice president and chief marketing officer at SAS, is taking on the same title at Informatica. In an interview Friday, Davis disclosed what he will be doing at the California-based big data company and why he chose to leave SAS. Informatica's CEO says he's glad to have Davis onboard.

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December 14, 2015

Premium Lock Report: Cloud-based analytics demand to soar in 2016

A report from research firm IDG (and sponsored by Informatica), 63 percent of more than 400 IT executives say they plan to deploy or investigate cloud-based analytics in 2016. And more than 70 percent plan to deploy such services over the next three years.

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December 14, 2015

Premium Lock Informatica's new push: integration, governance, security for big data

StrikeIron now part of Informatica With the hiring of Jim Davis, the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at SAS, and through the acquisition of StrikeIron, data management firm Informatica has certainly raised its profile in the Triangle. So what's going on at the company when it comes to big data? Analyst Meaghan McGrath of Technology Business Research offers her insight.

Updated December 10, 2015

Premium Lock The Jim Davis mystery continues - and SAS pushes back against WTW

So what will former SAS Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis be doing at Informatica? We checked with Informatica and ... Meanwhile, SAS pushes back against WRAL TechWire's assessment of what his departure means.

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Updated December 9, 2015

Premium Lock CMO Davis leaving SAS for big data rival Informaticia

Jim Davis Jim Davis, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of SAS, is leaving the company for California-based Informatica. Privately held like SAS, Informatica also focuses on big data, analytics and data integration.

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Updated December 9, 2015

Premium Lock Losing top marketing officer Jim Davis is a crushing blow for SAS

Jim Goodnight and John Sall, the multi-billion-dollar-fortune-holding founders of SAS, are the best-known public faces of the company. But in sales and marketing circles, the straw that stirred the drink much of time time was held in the hand of Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis. Now, he's gone. This is not good news for the world's largest privately held software company.

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Updated October 28, 2015

Premium Lock New SAS products address cybersecurity, IoT, bank stress tests

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters   Cary-based analytics firm SAS reported on its new cybersecurity software, stress test technology for banks, its Internet of Things suite, and its new Academy for Data Science at the Premier Business Leadership Series (PBLS) in Las Vegas Wednesday.

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October 19, 2015

Premium Lock SAS one of 7 best places to work for single parents

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters   Cary-based SAS Institute is no stranger to best-places-to-work lists, topping many. Now it is on another best list: "The 7 Best Employers for Single Parents" by personal finance site Wirebread.com. SAS Institute lands at number 4 on the iist.

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Updated October 15, 2015

Premium Lock SAS wins $79.1M lawsuit; Bayer Cropscience marketing changes; BioDelivery drug gets FDA approval, Triangle institutions get V Foundation grants

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: SAS wins $79.1M verdict in lawsuit; 4 V-Foundation Cancer research grants go to Triangle institutions; Bayer Cropscience moves some marketing in-house; Biodelivery Sciences gets FDA approval to release drug. Syngenta deal worth $200M.

October 13, 2015

Premium Lock SAS No. 2 best place to work in the world

SAS logo at its Cary headquarters   Cary-based SAS continues to rank among the best places to work in the world, according to Great Places to Work, which ranks its number 2 this year. This is the fifth year the company held one of the top two spots.

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October 13, 2015

Premium Lock SAS world's 2nd best 'Great Place to Work'

SAS building Q SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, ranks No. 2 on the latest "Best Place to Work in the U.S." as reported by Fortune magazine. SAS also was second a year ago and has made the list each year since Fortune launched the program in 1998.

Updated October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Missed the Internet of Things event? Watch it on demand

WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange: The Internet of Things If you missed the Executive Exchange on Sept. 29, catch up with keynotes from SAS's Jim Davis, AT&T's Venessa Harrison and the panel discussion about local companies and researchers bringing the connected world home.

Updated October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Jobs' widow objects to Sorkin-penned bio-pic

Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin penned bio-pic Steve Jobs' widow tried to halt the new film about her husband written by West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and based on the Walter Isaacson 2011 biography, which she also disliked.

Updated October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Two dozen employers featured at Come Tech Out Job Fair

Two dozen employers coming to job fair The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), along with community partners, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Work in the Triangle, will host the next COME TECH OUT the Triangle Job Fair on October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am - 1:00pm at NC State's McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. Two dozen employers have thousands of positions open. The Job Fair is free to attend for job seekers.

Updated September 29, 2015

Premium Lock The Internet of Things opens up vast opportunities

The Internet of Things, already a $665.8 billion dollar business, is slated to hit $1.7 trillion dollars by 2020. "That's a lot of new stuff to take advantage of," Jim Davis of SAS told a full house at WRAL's Executive Exchange Internet of Things event Tuesday morning.

WRAL's IoT event packed the house. WRAL's IoT event packed the house.

Updated September 29, 2015

Premium Lock Twitter takeaways: Executive Exchange explores the Internet of Things

WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange series took on the burgeoning 'Internet of Things' Sept. 29, 2015. A group of about 100 Insiders heard from Jim Davis, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for SAS, Venessa Hoffman, president of AT&T NC, and a panel representing industry, non-profit and research sectors about applications in business and the home and how connectivity is already changing lives.

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September 13, 2015

Premium Lock Learn Internet of Things from tops in Triangle tech

Executive Exchange: The Internet of Things What is the Internet of Things and how can businesses capitalize on an increasingly connected world? Two of the top technology minds in the Triangle join WRAL TechWire Sept. 29 for an Executive Exchange event to help answer those questions.

Updated September 11, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T, SAS leaders to explain Internet of Things opportunities at Sept. 29 event

Executive Exchange: The Internet of Things What is the Internet of Things and how can businesses capitalize on an increasingly connected world? Two of the top technology minds in the Triangle join WRAL TechWire Sept. 29 for an Executive Exchange event to help answer those questions.

Updated September 4, 2015

Premium Lock SAS to add 80 acres worth $11.7M to Cary campus in 'exchange' with NC State

SAS will add more than 80 acres of land currently used by N.C. State for agricultural research under an "exchange" program through which a SAS subsidiary will acquire other properties that match or exceed the appraised $11.66 million value of the land. SAS, however, says it has no immediate plans for use of the property.

Updated September 3, 2015

Premium Lock Unsecure baby monitors; wearable health pet monitors; SAS beefs up free University offering; Hulu offers ad-free choice

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Some baby monitors are not secure, report says; two companies offering wearable health monitors for pets; SAS adds forecasting tool to University Edition; and Hulu offers an ad-free service.

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