SAS rises to Top 10 in 2010 Best IT Work Places
Analytics leader offers trust and flexibility for employees
CARY, NC (Jun. 21, 2010) – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, is ranked No. 6 among the Best Places to Work in IT, according to Computerworld magazine. The list highlights organizations that challenge IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation. Last year, SAS was ranked No. 19.
“Our employees are the best of the best. Our employees drive SAS’ success as a business and help make SAS a great place to work. As such, we work hard to provide them an atmosphere they can excel in,” said Suzanne Gordon, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for SAS. “When you treat employees with respect, you foster an environment of innovation and creativity. The spirit of the SAS culture surfaces in our products and distinguishes us to our customers.”
SAS believes that a healthy workplace environment benefits both employees and business. Supporting people and relationships and maintaining a healthy work-life balance leads to more productive, satisfied and dedicated employees – a clear recipe for success. SAS was named No. 1 on the 2010 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the US. SAS offices in 12 other countries have also been recognized for their workplace cultures.
Computerworld’s annual feature has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention.
“To be among the Best Places to Work in IT, it’s not enough just to seek out and hire the most talented IT people, offer them competitive pay and provide great benefits,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “The organizations that made this year’s Best Places to Work list sustain a dynamic work environment in which IT professionals keep their hands on the latest technologies and work on projects that are business critical.”
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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