SAS on Computerworld 2015 Best Place to Work in IT list
SAS has long been known for putting people first and providing an innovative and challenging work environment for IT staff. In recognition, the business analytics leader was once again named to Computerworld’s list of Best Places to Work in IT. SAS’ supportive, collaborative work environment allows and encourages the IT staff to create new and exciting solutions for the business and its customers.
“As a pioneer in workplace culture, we’re pleased to see so many tech companies now recognizing that an employee-focused environment feeds business success. SAS’ goal to maintain a world-class work environment ensures that the technology we create for our customers remains top-notch,” said Keith Collins, SAS Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
With a focus on collaboration and a belief that happy, healthy employees are productive employees, SAS continues to attract the best talent in the industry. Bolstering the thrill of challenging work with company values and employee-friendly benefits, SAS has long been recognized globally as a top employer.
"The 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage,” says Scot Finnie, Editor-in-Chief of Computerworld. “In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams’ engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry.”
SAS is one of 100 organizations noted for challenging its IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation. The complete list will be featured in Computerworld, along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 - January 2015 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.
About the Best Places to Work in IT list
The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (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.
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