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Analytics Magazine

May/June 2010 Table of Contents

health care analyticsFEATURES

Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts

by Thomas A. Grossman
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.

Text Analytics: Two World Collide

by Kathy Lange
Intersection of two distinct disciplines gleans insight from massive amounts of unstructured data.

Advanced Analytics for Sales & Operations Planning

by Jeremy E. Shapiro
Effective Sales & Operations Planning decision-making can’t be achieved without insights from analytics.

Health Care Reform Has Passed. Now What?

by Douglas A. Samuelson
Predicted outcomes: Guarded optimism for general public and patients; excellent prognosis for health care system analysts.

How Mathematical Models Can Help Improve Cancer Treatments Plans

by Gino J. Lim
Breakthrough project combines expertise in two different area — radiation physics and optimization.

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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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2018 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research
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