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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

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