The Analytics Society’s leadership team is now launching its strategic priorities for 2017. As described last month, we are going to focus on three areas to add more value for our members and profession, and I would like to invite you to participate.
The Analytics Society announced three finalists for the 2017 Innovative Applications of Analytics Award (IAAA) sponsored by Caterpillar and the Society. Scott Grasman of Rochester Institute of Technology chaired the judging committee. The finalists will present their projects at the 2017 INFORMS Conference on Analytics & O.R. in Las Vegas in April.
The 2017 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & O.R. in Las Vegas this spring will feature a special day-long event for a select group of practice-oriented analytics and operations research graduate students. The INFORMS Professional Colloquium (IPC), scheduled for April 2, will provide students nominated by their departments and competitively selected with an opportunity to interact with and receive valuable career advice from seasoned practitioners.
The 2017 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research will be held in Las Vegas on April 2-4 at Caesars Palace. Caesars is one of the most prestigious casino hotels in the world, as well as one of Las Vegas’ largest and best-known landmarks.
Deloitte Global predicts that more than 300 million smartphones, or more than one-fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine-learning capabilities within the device in the next 12 months.