Posts Tagged ‘ great places to work ’

Side effects of working at a great place

January 16, 2013
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I'm now into my 20th year of working for SAS. This year in November I'll have my 20th "SAS-iversary" and thus mark the beginning of my third decade here. I've worked here since the Clinton administration. I've met SAS employees who were actually not yet born when I attended my
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High-performance analytics: it may be a show, but it’s not an act

June 12, 2012
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Last Friday morning I took a meeting with SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. Despite the hassle, I was happy to rearrange my busy schedule to squeeze him in. Ha! Just a little joke there about my inflated sense of importance! Actually, the meeting was part of a regular series called "Conversations
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Splitting hairs among the ranks

January 19, 2012
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This morning I logged onto my e-mail at 6:45 AM to learn that SAS was ranked as the No. 3 Best Company to Work For. No. 3 is not as high as No. 1.  But it's very, very close.  Perhaps even barely distinguishable, in the larger scheme of things. I
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SAS tops the list, again

January 20, 2011
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I'm not even at work yet, but I've already learned that SAS has been ranked as the #1 workplace on the Fortune 100 list for 2011. SAS was also number 1 last year in 2010, and has been high on the list since its inception. I'm sure there will be c...
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What’s my line? (CSEdWeek edition)

December 1, 2010
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What’s my line? (CSEdWeek edition)

Author note: I'm "replaying" this post in honor of Computer Science Education Week. It originally appeared here over 3 years ago. Today was "career day" in my daughter's 3rd grade classroom. A few privileged parents were invited to attend and ...
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