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March/April 2016: Table of Contents

cloud computing analyticsFEATURES

Predictive analytics in the cloud

By Dave Hirko
It’s all about the data: Exploiting the natural synergy between the cloud and analytics in the Internet Age.

Democratization of data analytics: New frontier

By Srujana H.M., Sanjay S. Sharma and Amitava Dey
Making data available to the people who need it and giving them the skills, tools to derive meaningful insights from it.

How would Google farm?

By Alex Thomasson, Gabe Santos and Atanu Basu
Lessons from self-driving cars may help win the race to feed the world via the Internet of Agriculture and analytics.

How to turn organizational data into corporate strength

By Rupert Morrison
Understanding and analyzing the organization as a system sets the platform for value-adding analysis and company success.

Training strategy in the analytics consulting domain

By Chandrakant Maheshwari
An alternative training approach that benefits trainers and trainees equally during the teaching/mentoring process.

Vehicle routing software survey

By Randolph Hall and Janice Partyka
Increasing market demands and high expectations drive transformation and innovation in dynamic industry.

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Analyze This!
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INFORMS Initiatives
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Thinking Analytically

 

 

 





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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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