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Innovative Applications in Analytics Award

The Innovative Applications in Analytics Award (IAAA), which recognizes creative and unique developments, applications or combinations of analytical techniques used in practice, has garnered significant interest in its brief life. The IAAA for 2016 was awarded to an MIT-led team for its submission entitled, “An Analytics Approach to the Clock Drawing Test for Cognitive Impairment,” during the recent INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research in Orlando. Fla.

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Welcome to the Analytics Society!

The Analytics Section has become INFORMS’ newest society, and we are now the Analytics Society of INFORMS. Achieving society status recognizes our significantly increased membership base and our vastly expanded scope of activities, all of which were on display at the 2016 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research in Orlando, Fla. We are still the fastest growing subdivision of the Institute!

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Looking forward to Orlando analytics conference

The momentum is quickly building toward another successful and inspiring INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research on April 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. It promises to be a great venue to meet other practitioners and to hear carefully selected speakers and competition finalists describe analytics in action.

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IPC to provide taste of analytics practice for grad students

The INFORMS Professional Colloquium (IPC), to be held Sunday, April 10, during the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research in Orlando, Fla., will provide real-world career guidance for a select group of 20 practice-oriented graduate students representing 16 universities. During the all-day IPC, the students will receive career advice from veteran practitioners through presentations, a case study and a panelist discussion.

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Looking forward to Orlando analytics conference

The momentum is quickly building toward another successful and inspiring INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research on April 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. It promises to be a great venue to meet other practitioners and to hear carefully selected speakers and competition finalists describe analytics in action.

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Student Analytical Scholarship winners announced

  Student Analytical Scholarship winners announced

Maya Bam, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan, was named the winner of the 2016 Student Analytical Scholar Competition sponsored by the Analytics Section of INFORMS and supported by SAS. Bam’s application earned her free registration, lodging and travel to the upcoming INFORMS Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference, as well as participation in the Professional Colloquium at the conference.

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INFORMS Career Center offers support for internships

Just in time for the annual internship season, INFORMS now offers support for both students and employers through INFORMS Career Center. Students can access analytics internships posted through INFORMS Career Center and elsewhere on the Web.

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Section planning many events for spring Analytics Conference

Baby, it’s (finally) cold outside, but spring will be here soon enough. With spring comes the INFORMS Analytics Conference, to be held April 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in sunny Orlando, Fla. The Analytics Section is organizing a number of exciting events for the conference.

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2015 review: Letter from the president

  2015 review: Letter from the president

We look back at another successful year for the Analytics Section of INFORMS, and your section officers and I want to thank all members for your contributions.

With 1,171 active members as of September 2015 (an 18 percent increase this year), we have not only become one of the largest subdivisions of INFORMS, but we are also connected with key INFORMS initiatives to promote the use of data-driven analytics and fact-based decision-making in practice.

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Student Analytical Scholar Case Study Competition

INFORMS will once again offer the Student Analytical Scholar Competition, a scholarship program that will send the winning recipient to the 2016 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Supported by SAS and sponsored by the Analytics Section of INFORMS, the competitive program will recognize one outstanding student who would like to learn more about the practice of analytics at the conference in Orlando, Fla., April 10-12, 2016. The scholarship covers the cost of attending the event and additional networking opportunities.

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Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.


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What you like in a CEO candidate may not deliver results

Attributes that often get someone hired as CEO may not be the ones that drive success once they are at the helm of the company. That’s one of many provocative insights in a study by consulting firm ghSMART. The study, recently featured in Harvard Business Review, identifies characteristics that differentiate the most effective leaders. Read more →

Paying for online reviews backfires among socially influential

Online user reviews have become an essential tool for consumers who increasingly rely on them to evaluate products and services before purchase. The business models of online review platforms such as Yelp and TripAdvisor and e-commerce sites such as Amazon and Expedia critically depend on them. Should such sites pay users to encourage them to write reviews? Read more →

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