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Analytics Magazine

January/February 2015 Table of Contents

analytics_janfeb15_coverFEATURES

Leadership: The Real Game Changer

By Bill Gossman
Leaders who take a proactive initiative to data analytics set the stage for successful, actionable use of information from art to science.

The future of data visualization

By Will Towler
Nextgen technologies and evolving cognitive frameworks move data visualization from art to science.

Data visualization: Big picture of big data

By Nana S. Banerjee
Realizing how quickly we understand what we see makes data visualization a key component of better decision-making.

Analytics helps contain Ebola

By Douglas A. Samuelson and Brian Umana
How one small data science and analytics company found a way to help contain the spread of the deadly virus.

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Headlines

FCC wins 2018 INFORMS Edelman Award

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) won the 2018 Franz Edelman Award for its use of operations research (O.R.) as part of a revolutionary approach to address the rapidly growing need for additional wireless spectrum in the United States and Canada. The prestigious award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in advanced analytics, O.R. and management science, was presented by INFORMS at the Edelman Gala held April 16 in Baltimore in conjunction with the 2018 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Read more →

BNSF Railway receives 2018 INFORMS Prize

BNSF Railway was awarded the 2018 INFORMS Prize for its pioneering and enduring integration of operations research (O.R.) and analytics programs throughout the organization. The prize was presented at the Edelman Gala held April 16 in Baltimore in conjunction with the 2018 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Read more →

Ethics article earns Mission Award from Notre Dame

An article co-authored by Scott Nestler and David Hunt, both longtime and active members of INFORMS, was named a winner of the Mission Award from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. The article, “Using INFORMS ethics guidelines in the classroom,” appeared in the February 2017 issue of OR/MS Today (the INFORMS membership magazine). The Mission Award recognizes one or more Notre Dame faculty members for a specific research work that contributes to the common good. Read more →

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INFORMS International Conference
June 17-20, 2018, Taipei, Taiwan

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