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Analytics Magazine

March/April 2012 Table of Contents

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Model Management for Today’s Banking Sector

By Andrew Jennings
As evolving regulations add demands, a list of best practices for adapting to new environment.

Marrying Marketing & Revenue Management

By Kelly A. McGuire
Las Vegas hotels and casinos link customer relationships to corporate profits.

The Future of Analytics & Pro Sports

By Benjamin Alamar and Vijay Mehrotra
Obstacles remain for widespread managerial adoption, but the future looks promising.

Challenges for public sector analytics

By E. S. Levine
Cultural, organizational, technical issues present different set of problems for practitioners.

Recipe for Analytical Success in India

By Rohit Tandon, Arnab Chakraborty and Manav Shroff
The “secret sauce” for incubating analytics centers that deliver best-in-class solutions.

Analytics Certification Program Taking Shape

By Scott Nestler, Jack Levis, Bill Klimack and Michael Rappa
INFORMS makes plans to establish first-of-its-kind program for professionals.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Profit Center
Analyze This!
Viewpoint
Corporate Profile
Conference Preview
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically



Headlines

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 →

Yale research on immigration, aging runners makes news

A recent study by Yale University professor and former INFORMS President Edward H. Kaplan (photo) and Yale colleague Jonathan Feinstein and Mohammad M. Fazel-Zarandi of MIT suggests that the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States is nearly twice as many as experts previously thought. Since its publication last month, the study, which estimates the number of such immigrants at 22.1 million instead of 11.3 million, has garnered worldwide attention from major media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Fox News, Bloomberg News and the Daily Mail. Read more →

New salary survey paints optimistic picture for analytics professionals

Harnham, a global leader in data and analytics recruitment, recently released the 2018 editions of its salary guides for the United Kingdom, the United States and Europe. Having heard from thousands of data and analytics professionals across the globe, Harnham has gained an invaluable insight into key industry salaries and trends across a wide variety of analytics specialties and sectors. Read more →

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