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SAS Media Coverage

2009

December 2009
  • "Shouldering the Isolation of Leadership" - TODAY'S Manager
    This profiling interview with Bill highlights his philosophy in leadership and personal life.
     
  • "Asia Business Tonight" - Channel News Asia
    Channel News Asia interviewed Bill Lee, Managing Director of SAS Singapore, who discussed on how social media impacts businesses today and how they can leverage on social networking sites to enhance customer experience.
     
  • "The Bottom Line" - 938 Live
    938 Live featured an interview with Bill Lee, Managing Director of SAS Singapore, who discussed on how companies can leverage on social networking sites to build their competitive advantage.

November 2009

  • "Not all jobs created equal for social sites" - ZDNet Asia
    This article features an interview with Tan Poh Choo, Director, Practices, of SAS Singapore on how social networking sites in the workplace can benefit organizations if they are accessed responsibly.
     
  • "Learning Business Tools in School" - Enterprise Innovation 
    The interview with SAS and Singapore Management University (SMU) features how SAS and SMU are working together to give students more real time experience when using Business Analytics tools which they will face after graduation. It highlights SAS as a company which is nuturing young talent at the tertiary level and raises awarness of SAS in the educational field.

Octob er 2009

  • "Data Miner" - The Straits Times
    "Data Miner" is an interview with Bill Lee, Managing Director of SAS Singapore, that discussed on how organizations can leverage on business analytics to enhance customer relationships.

September 2009

  • "How to select a BI vendor" – Enterprise Innovation
    Enterprise Innovation published SAS' white paper "How to select a BI vendor" which positions SAS as a thought leader by featuring a comprehensive framework for evaluating BI vendors to best fit an organization's needs.
  •  “Staying ahead of the competition” – Business Times
     “Staying ahead of the competition” is a byline article by Bill Lee, Managing Director, SAS Singapore, that highlights how business analytics help organizations convert more leads with fewer resources and extract greater value from existing customer relationships; thus allowing them to develop a sustainable competitive advantage against competitors.

July 2009

  • "Managing Costs Smartly to Prepare for Economic Growth" - The Edge
    “Managing Costs Smartly to Prepare for Economic Growth” is a byline article by Bill Lee, Managing Director, Singapore.  He discusses the importance of cutting cost smartly for organizations to survive in these harsh economic times.
     
  • "SAS Business Analytics Framework for the Public Sector" – Enterprise Innovation
    "SAS Business Analytics Framework for the Public Sector" is a video interview in which Shanmuga Sunthar, Head, Technology Practice, SAS Singapore, discusses the value of BI to public organizations and talks about some recent BI usage in the Singapore government.
     
  • "Getting into the swing of things" – Golf Digest
    “Getting into the swing of things” featured SAS Swing 2009 - our corporate networking golf event at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore.  The event was targeted at strategic customers with the objectives of strengthening the customer relationship and showing our appreciation for their continual support.

May 2009

April 2009

  • "More to survival than cutting costs" – The Business Times
    "More to survival than cutting costs" is a byline article by Bill Lee who illustrated that businesses can survive in the current economic climate not just by cutting costs, but by innovation and increasing productivity.
     
  • "Now is the winter of our discount tents?" - Asian Hotel & Catering Times
    This article featured a hospitality seminar organised jointly by SAS & IDeaS and discussed the different strategies hoteliers can adopt in the current crisis to stay ahead of the competitors.

March 2009

  • "How golden will be the year of the ox?" – CIO Asia
    "How golden will be the year of the ox?" discusses the key IT trends for 2009 as predicted by senior IT executives and features quotes from Bill Lee emphasizing risk management as a key focus for the financial sector.
     
  • "Transforming Government with SAS Business Analytics" – FutureGov
    "Transforming Government with SAS Business Analytics" provides some insights into the applied analytics topics that SAS will share in the Government Information Forum 2009.
  • "Risky business" – MIS Asia  
    "Risky Business" features an interview with Tham Ming Soong, Head of Risk Management in UOB Bank, and discusses how the bank uses SAS to facilitate the implementation of its risk management strategy.


February 2009

  • "Dynamic Pricing – the way to go!" - Singapore Hospitality Association (SHA) Update
    “Dynamic Pricing – the way to go!” highlights the benefits of dynamic pricing for hospitality organizations and hotels across Asia Pacific and discusses how best to implement dynamic pricing strategies.  It emphasizes on the importance of a solution which integrates revenue management, customer relationship management, pricing and distribution needs; and how such solution enables organizations to optimize profitability and determine the most profitable market and segments.
  • "SAS reports record 2008 earnings" – MIS Asia
     “SAS reports record 2008 earnings” highlights SAS’ continued revenue growth in Asia Pacific and globally.
     
  • "SAS reports record 2008 earnings" – Computerworld
    "SAS reports record 2008 earnings" highlights SAS' continued revenue growth in Asia Pacific and globally.

January 2009

  • “Leveraging IT for social cohesion”  - I4D
    'Leveraging IT for social cohesion' features the interview with People's Association on how it leverages on SAS Customer Intelligence solutions to carry out CRM efforts in a more systematic and holistic manner.
  • "Expanding Eco-Practices Benefits – Five Sustainable Strategies for Singapore Firms" – Today's Manager
    "Expanding Eco-Practices Benefits – Five Sustainable Strategies for Singapore Firms" is a contributed article by James Chia, Assistant Solution Head, Financial Intelligence, SAS which discusses the ways in which Singapore firms can adopt inexpensive conservative measures that will pay off in the long run.
     
  • "ERM seeks to fill risk gaps" – Asian Banker Journal
    "ERM seeks to fill risk gaps" discusses the market propositions of different ERM vendors and highlights why United Overseas Bank (UOB) utilizes SAS ERM solutions for its programming flexibility and cost efficiency.