SAS again earns spot on Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
In the world of information technology, analytics leader SAS has emerged as a pioneer not only in software but in IT work environments as well. In addition to providing cutting-edge analytics, the company has once again been recognized as a leader in culture, compensation and benefits, earning a position on IDG’s Computerworld 2019 Best Places to Work in IT.
Through innovation in both product and process, SAS has cultivated a culture of support that challenges employees to think creatively. Overcoming crucial problems and finding cutting-edge solutions for its customers is at the heart of SAS’ philosophy and is strengthened by the unique and rewarding workplace environment.
“By focusing on our employees’ passion and partnering with them on their growth, we have distinguished SAS among the competitive technology industry,” said SAS Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Keith Collins. “When we align their personal development and SAS' journey, the result is high employee satisfaction, faster innovation and strong value for the business.”
By providing access to industry-leading amenities, benefits and programs, SAS champions a happy and healthy community that motivates and inspires its workforce. Employees are encouraged to integrate work and life with such benefits as free on-site healthcare, free recreation and fitness facilities, subsidized daycare, a range of dining options, a work/life center and employee inclusion groups.
“The market for IT talent remains very tight, and employers continue to focus on finding and holding on to the best people," said Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis. "Our 2019 survey shows again that the Best Places to Work in IT are dynamic organizations that provide top pay and a broad array of programs and benefits designed to make them attractive places to work. Many show that they have a commitment to training, to diversity and to improved communication and teamwork.”
Determined by comprehensive surveys of IT professionals as well as factors like retention rate and professional development, SAS has earned and retained a position on Computerworld’s list for years, proving the company’s commitment to innovation through employee engagement and workplace culture.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by IDG Communications, Inc. Company information is available at www.idg.com.
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