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Sexy job, sense of humor, slogan

By Peter Horner

They already have the sexiest job of the 21st century according to a Harvard Business Review article by Tom Davenport and D.J. Patil. Now, it turns out, data scientists also have a great sense of humor. Who knew?


CAP® Exam Schedule

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) will hold exams for its Certified Analytics Professional program according to the following schedule:

April 29, 2014
MORS Educational & Professional Colloquium (EPD)
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, Va.

May 17, 2014
INFORMS Headquarters
Catonsville, Md.

May 22, 2014
University of Cincinnati
Lindner College of Business
Cincinnati, Ohio

May 26
Carleton Room, Ottawa Marriott
(in conjunction with CORS Annual Meeting)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

June 21, 2014
INFORMS Conference on The Business of Big Data
San Jose Marriott
San Jose, Calif.

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