• Big Data: Not just for baseball anymore

    Posted March 21, 2013 - 11:56 am

    Basketball- and soccer and hockey and even mixed martial arts - are catching up to baseball in the use of Big Data and analytics
  • 5 tips for social business adoption: How SAS succeeded

    Posted May 21, 2012 - 12:03 pm

    Business analytics company SAS was at a crossroads common to many companies pondering a social business platform: Its intranet housed various repositories of information that were cumbersome to navigate. The business, too, understood that millennials were seeking more social business tools.
  • SAS promises pervasive BI with new tool

    Posted March 26, 2012 - 1:57 pm

    SAS Institute this week unveiled new technology designed to allow a broad swath of enterprise users to do advanced analytics on massive volumes of data.
  • Is your employer on Fortune's list of '100 best companies to work for'?

    Posted April 26, 2011 - 4:52 pm

    For the second year in a row, North Carolina-based business software vendor SAS has been selected by Fortune magazine as the best company to work for.

    SAS is one of four technology companies among the top 10 in Fortune's list, which can be seen in full here.

  • Dr Jim Goodnight talks the business of analytics

    Posted October 19, 2010 - 5:03 pm

    CIO Australia editor, Georgina Swan, talks to the SAS co-founder and CEO about how CIOs can use analytics in business.
  • SAS performs 18 hour analytics job in 2.5 minutes

    Posted April 21, 2010 - 3:12 pm

    SAS Institute Inc. has developed high performance computing model that uses HP BladeSystem Infrastructure servers configured as a private grid to process massive amounts of data. Analytics jobs that previously took an entire day to process can now be reduced to a few hours -- or minutes.
  • SAS stops charging students, profs for software

    Posted April 21, 2010 - 2:55 pm

    Students and professors at universities around the world will have free access to business analytics software and resources from SAS Institute Inc. starting in the fall 2010 semester.
  • SAS introduces social media analytics to enterprise

    Posted April 16, 2010 - 2:28 pm

    There are dozens of social media measurement tools out there, but this one might be the first to comprehensively tackle the space. An in-depth look at SAS's new Social Media Analytics solution, unveiled at the SAS Global Forum in Seattle.
  • SAS starts hiring across Canada

    Posted February 9, 2010 - 4:52 pm

    SAS Canada is adding roughly 20 new positions, mostly in sales, to offices across the country.
  • IBM's 40% premium offer for SPSS looks like a bargain

    Posted July 29, 2009 - 12:52 pm

    Perhaps the most important thing about IBM's $1.2 billion acquisition of SPSS is that it prevents Oracle and SAP from getting their hands on the technology to buttress their BI analytics stories. They are left pursuing niche players such as InforSense, ThinkAnalytics or KXEN.
  • SAS buys revenue management software vendor IDeaS

    Posted August 4, 2008 - 10:08 am

    BI (business intelligence) vendor SAS is buying IDeaS Revenue Optimization, maker of revenue-management software for the hospitality sector, a move that could serve to differentiate SAS from major competitors like SAP and IBM.
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