SAS Among 2011 Best Places to Work in IT
Analytics leader fosters competitive pay and great benefits for employees
CARY, NC (Jun. 20, 2011) – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, is among Computerworld magazine's Best Places to Work in IT list. This list spotlights organizations that are creating a challenging work environment for their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.
"Our employees know the importance of their work in SAS' business success. The SAS corporate culture inspires them and allows them to excel," said Suzanne Gordon, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for SAS. "At SAS, we're dedicated to fostering an environment of innovation and creativity. The spirit of the SAS culture shows in our employees' loyalty, both to our company and to serving our customers."
Award-winning corporate culture
This philosophy has earned SAS the No. 1 ranking on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for two consecutive years. Focusing on people and relationships leads to more productive, satisfied and dedicated employees. A healthy work-life balance is critical to the company's success.
"To be among the Best Places to Work in IT, it's not enough to seek out and hire the most talented IT professionals, offer them competitive pay and provide great benefits," said Scot Finnie, Editor in Chief, Computerworld. "The organizations that made this year's Best Places to Work list are creating a work environment that both trains and encourages IT personnel to pursue business-driven priorities."
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. SAS was again in the top 15, ranked at No. 14.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
Since 1994, Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT 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.
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 50,000 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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