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Analytics Magazine

July/August 2013 Table of Contents

data scientistFEATURES

Analytics & BPM

By Malcolm Ross
‘SMAC’ delivers a much-needed combination punch for peak customer experience.

Predictive analytics

By Eric Siegel
Harnessing the power of big data and the priceless collection of experience within it.

Forecasting & optimization

By Arne Andersson
The development of optimization: the perfect technology for complex sourcing.

Utilities dust off forecasting playbook

By Tao Hong and Alyssa Farrell
Smart grid data brings challenges and opportunities for the power industry.

Forensic analytics

By Priti Ravi
Combating a growing pandemic of corporate crime, from identity theft to insider trading.

Analytic communication

By Evan S. Levine
Fundamental principles include clarity, transparency, integrity and humility.

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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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