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2016 Editorial Calendar

January/February 2016

  • Internet of Things: The power of networks
  • Data lakes: Dive into promising technology
  • Adventures in consulting: Lessons learned

March/April 2016

  • Software survey: Vehicle routing
  • Innovations in supply chain analytics
  • Analytics in the cloud: What’s next?

May/June 2016

  • Social media marketing & analytics
  • Real-time analytics: The future is here
  • Mobile and collaboration analytics & BI

July/August 2016

  • Software survey: Forecasting
  • Healthcare analytics: The time is now
  • Thwarting fraudsters: The fight goes on

September/October 2016

  • Cognitive computing and analytics
  • Cashing in on unstructured data
  • Sports analytics continues to score

November/December 2016

  • Software survey: Decision analysis
  • Implementing analytics: Best practices
  • Predictive power of crowdsourcing

      Headlines

      Using machine learning and optimization to improve refugee integration

      Andrew C. Trapp, a professor at the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), received a $320,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a computational tool to help humanitarian aid organizations significantly improve refugees’ chances of successfully resettling and integrating into a new country. Built upon ongoing work with an international team of computer scientists and economists, the tool integrates machine learning and optimization algorithms, along with complex computation of data, to match refugees to communities where they will find appropriate resources, including employment opportunities. Read more →

      Gartner releases Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings

      Gartner, Inc. has released its 10th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. The rankings recognize organizations across the healthcare value chain that demonstrate leadership in improving human life at sustainable costs. “Healthcare supply chains today face a multitude of challenges: increasing cost pressures and patient expectations, as well as the need to keep up with rapid technology advancement, to name just a few,” says Stephen Meyer, senior director at Gartner. Read more →

      Meet CIMON, the first AI-powered astronaut assistant

      CIMON, the world’s first artificial intelligence-enabled astronaut assistant, made its debut aboard the International Space Station. The ISS’s newest crew member, developed and built in Germany, was called into action on Nov. 15 with the command, “Wake up, CIMON!,” by German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, who has been living and working on the ISS since June 8. Read more →

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