Shannon Heath

5月 012019

SAS has one of the highest percentages of women working in the technology industry. And yet, a persistent gender gap in technology is cause for concern as the number of women seeking degrees in computing continues to shrink. Why is that? Kicking off day three of SAS Global Forum, SAS [...]

Closing the gender gap in technology was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

4月 302019

Artificial intelligence is the attention-grabbing, overhyped, shiny object that every organization is searching to make use of. Yes, it is overhyped, but it’s also very real and very powerful. “We do not want to add to the hype. We do not want to add to the confusion. We want to [...]

Bringing AI, ML and analytics to life - SAS Global Forum Tech Connection was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

4月 292019

A record-breaking crowd of more than 5,500 analytics enthusiasts received a Texas-sized welcome from CEO Jim Goodnight as he opened SAS® Global Forum 2019. This is the fourth time the forum has been held in Dallas, and this year, the evening started with a look back at one of the [...]

One small step for man, one giant leap for analytics was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

9月 122017

Every fall, highways, backroads and neighborhood streets nationwide take on a noticeable yellow hue, as school buses carefully and methodically transport students back to school. In some areas, including Boston, this massive transportation exercise can present a number of challenges. Boston Public Schools (BPS) provided transportation for 25,000 students via [...]

How did one school system save money, improve local traffic and make students happier? With fewer bus stops and better bus schedules was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

5月 252017

Around the world, animals continue to be added to the endangered species list. Thankfully, there are organizations like WildTrack, a nonprofit organization using non-invasive techniques to monitor endangered species. With the help of SAS® technology, WildTrack can use its collection of data to preserve endangered species and improve conservation efforts. [...]

SAS and WildTrack protect endangered species, one footprint at a time was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

12月 092015

#GivingTuesday has been gaining popularity as people worldwide find ways to give back, after giving thanks.  On December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. SAS is proud that we were once again able […]

SAS employees give back on #GivingTuesday was published on SAS Voices.

9月 102014
What does it take to be on the Huffington Post’s new B-team? Led by Arianna Huffington, this not-for-profit initiative is a group of global business leaders committed to making businesses more socially responsible - and blogging about it. It takes a real commitment to corporate culture, and not just the inspirational […]