Mayra Pedraza

4月 202017

Year after year SAS is recognized globally for its workplace culture, including 19 straight years, and counting, on Fortune magazine’s elite list of Best Companies to Work For. But SAS isn’t just an employer of choice for experienced professionals, it’s also a great place for students and recent graduates too. [...]

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10月 202016

SAS Mini MOOC!!! What is MOOC? Yes, this was the big question from attendees who visited our Data Science Skills pod at SAS Forum UK 2016 – If you missed the forum, here are the resources. I also thought: why don’t write about it? MOOC stands for Massive Open Online […]

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9月 092016

This was one tough question asked of a highly driven group of 30 local teenagers who participated in a challenge event hosted by SAS Scotland in the Glasgow office on Aug. 9. "The Recruit" is an intensive summerlong challenge programme for 16- and 17-year-olds from the Inverclyde region, near Glasgow. […]

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8月 012016

Would Taylor Swift date her suitors or not? Guess what? Data scientists may know the answer. But this time it was pupils who found the answer. Pupils? Yes, data science is for everyone, kids included. During Tech Week, a UK-wide event in July promoted by the Tech Partnership, organisations were […]

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7月 202016

Gareth Hampson, a data scientist who graduated with an MSc in databases and web-based systems from Salford University, recently won a SAS prize for his excellent project using SAS® Enterprise Miner™. He has also been profoundly deaf since the age of 4 due to meningitis. We spoke to Gareth to find out more about […]

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5月 112016

As the demand for analytical skills continues to grow and the data scientist has been catalogued as the sexiest job of the 21st century, more and more students are showing interest in the analytics and big data world. We asked one of our graduates to share her experiences working as […]

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4月 152016

Customers today have more control over the buying process than marketers. So it’s vital for companies to reach them when they're ready to be engaged. Communications need to be relevant and consistent across all inbound and outbound channels to provide the sort of customer service that will match or surpass […]

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4月 042016

That famous warning phrase heard regularly on the London Underground, warning passengers of the gap between the train and the platform, also applies to the UK tech industry. We’re facing a gap between the skills available in today's workforce and the demand for specific skills in today’s job market. And the gap […]

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3月 252016

In February this year, the Careers and Business Relations (CBR) team from Regent’s University London invited SAS to participate in their International Business Week – the topic was: “The challenge to get SAS into a new market” and called first year business students to develop a project using their knowledge, […]

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