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SAS among 2011 InformationWeek 500 top US innovators

Collaborative Web 2.0 technologies build culture of trust

CARY, NC  (14. Sep. 2011)  – SAS, leader in business analytics software and services, is among the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The company's use of Web 2.0 technologies won recognition from InformationWeek 500 for building dynamic working relationships that draw experience and insight from throughout the company and connect global employees. The Web 2.0 strategies include SAS internal blogging, customized news and information subscriptions via RSS feeds, company news articles with open comments, interactive polls, a social networking platform and wikis. 

These tools have generated the highest employee satisfaction rates in company history.  They also foster competitive advantage, with measurable gains in interactions with customers and the world beyond corporate hallways,” said Suzanne Gordon, SAS CIO. “SAS also experienced its highest rate of customer satisfaction in 2010. Undoubtedly, our high rates of customer and employee satisfaction are related.”

"For 23 years, the InformationWeek 500 has chronicled and honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek Editor-in-Chief Rob Preston. "In this day and age, however, being innovative isn't enough. Companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever before to stay a step or two ahead of their customers, partners and competitors. This year's ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators." 

The InformationWeek 500 honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology and tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America's best-known companies. The rankings are unique in spotlighting the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.

Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/

About InformationWeek Business Technology Network

The InformationWeek Business Technology Network provides IT executives with unique analysis and tools that parallel their work flow – from defining and framing objectives through to the evaluation and recommendation of solutions. Anchored by InformationWeek, the multimedia powerhouse that looks across the enterprise, the network scales across the most critical technology categories with online properties like DarkReading.com (security), NetworkComputing.com (networking and communications) and PlugintotheCloud.com (cloud computing). The network also provides focused content for key IT targets, such as CIOs, developers, and SMBs via InformationWeek Global CIO, Dr. Dobb's and InformationWeek SMB, as well as vital vertical industries with InformationWeek Financial Services, Government, and Healthcare resources. Content is at the nucleus of our information distribution strategy – IT professionals turn to our experts and communities to stay informed, get advice and research technologies to make strategic business decisions.

Om SAS Institute

SAS Institute er verdens største privateide IT-selskap med over 11 000 ansatte og 50 000 kunder i 126 land, og er ledende leverandør av Business Intelligence og Analytics løsninger. Siden 1976 har selskapet gitt kundene muligheten til å ta riktigere beslutninger raskere. Avanserte statistikk- og analysemetoder i brukervennlige applikasjoner hjelper virksomhetene med å avdekke nye sammenhenger og se nye forretningsmessige muligheter. SAS Institute er den eneste leverandøren som fullt og helt integrerer datavarehus, analyse og løsninger for Business Analytics, slik at du får ny og overordnet kunnskap ut av din virksomhets data.

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