SAS calls out gender inequality in Africa's STEM fields

Growth related to digital transformation on the continent must be inclusive, company asserts.
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Sep 3, 2020

Zindi launches data science recruitment platform was introduced in response to a clear need from organisations operating in Africa.
Aug 12, 2020

We all need to work to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM

If you haven’t tried out STEM, give it a go and try a few courses – you might end up somewhere completely opposite to where you thought you would says Kelly Lu, Advanced Analytics and AI Practice Lead, SAS Africa.
Jul 9, 2020

Yes, there’s disruption – but also, opportunity

SAS Country Manager, Akesh Lalla, urges you to take a different viewpoint of our current circumstances.
Jul 2, 2020

SAS offers Africa's learners free access to e-learning portal

Students in Africa can access Software Certified Young Professionals portal.
Jun 17, 2020

Mobilising data analytics to fight COVID-19

Data scientists and business analysts will have to adjust models to operate in ‘new normal’ advises SAS.
Mar 30, 2020

Can Africa benefit from Europe’s digital future?

Janet Mackenzie, Partner and Head of Baker McKenzie’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry Group outlines’ significance of EU Commission’s Data Strategy and AI White Paper.
Mar 18, 2020

Companies should embrace, rather than avoid, open source software

We’re increasingly seeing analytical models being developed in open source, and it’s easy to understand why says Akesh Lalla, SAS Country Manager.
Dec 3, 2019

Text analytics: The new data science frontier

Unstructured text is the single largest human-generated data source, and is growing at an incredible rate, says Melissa Jantjies, senior associate systems engineer at SAS.
Oct 23, 2019

SAS targets open source opportunity

Company scheduled to launch new solution specifically targeted at 'non-SAS sites'.
Jun 10, 2019

Operationalising AI and analytics in real world environments

SAS understands how important the `smart city' concept is, so it looked to the urban environment as a way to compose an example of taking AI and analytics into the real world.
Feb 1, 2019

Former SAP man appointed as SAS country manager

Akesh Lalla will be responsible for expanding the company's outreach to unexplored market segments and driving its products and services.