Laurel Danielson Buck

Senior program manager

Laurel Danielson Buck, senior program manager at SAS, is a chief designer of SAS’s simulation laboratory, major account development plans with a focus on developing teams to obtain optimum business value for SAS users and executives.  Buck obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco.  For more on SAS, go to

Articles by Laurel Danielson Buck

Claims that the mainframe is a near-death technology in the mission-critical world of today's robust business intelligence (BI) applications are exaggerated. Conventional wisdom says the mainframe-the "powerhouse" of corporate computing-is simply too costly, too complex and incapable of supporting a comprehensive BI system. Not so.

Posted September 15, 2008