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January/February 2016: Table of Contents

January/February 2016FEATURES

Deep dive into data lakes

By Sean Martin
The premise, the promise, the potential of method for managing big data has drawn widespread attention.

Get smart: digital business innovation

By Haluk Demirkan and Bulent Dal
Smart technologies, services, processes and people add up to smart systems for every sector.

Customer lifetime value

By Matthew Lulay
Leveraging predictive analytics adds key new insights for estimating familiar marketing metric.

Corporate profile: BNSF Railway

By Amy Casas
Operations research and advanced analytics team helps power rail giant’s success now and in the future.

Changing the game

By Doug Samuelson
How analytics and village stability operations can help defeat violent extremism around the world.

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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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